“The constitutional amendment before us,” Harry Reid said Tuesday, describing a proposal to give federal and state governments the authority to regulate political giving, “isn’t about limiting free speech.”
Harry Reid, may I present the American Civil Liberties Union. I am sure you two have met before.
The Democratic Party is in a “perilous position” for the 2014 election, but the rich liberal left is not laying down without a fight. Democrats have dominated the Super PAC game so far this summer, according to National Journal.
A major donor to a secretive club of wealthy Democratic financiers hosted President Barack Obama at her home last week for a fundraiser benefitting one of that club’s most politically active organizations.
President Obama celebrated “Equal Pay Day” on April 7. The next day, he attended a DNC fundraiser at the Houston home of Steve Mostyn, a fabulously wealthy trial lawyer who has donated millions to Democrats over the years, before leaving for another Democratic fundraiser at the home of multi-millionaire trial lawyer John Eddie Williams Jr. Democrats hoped to raise at least two millions dollars from the events.
Liberal billionaire George Soros has joined the finance council of Ready for Hillary, the Super PAC rallying support for a potential presidential bid by Hillary Clinton, the Washington Post reports.
The fundraising for a new gun control group formed by Gabrielle Giffords and her husband will be led by a major donor to Priorities USA, the Obama-affiliated Super PAC.
Liberal Super PACs spent roughly $200 million during the 2012 election cycle on behalf of Democratic President Barack Obama’s reelection effort.
The pro-Obama Super PAC Priorities USA has run a coordinated campaign to smear Mitt Romney’s character, even going so far as to suggest he was responsible for the death of a woman by cancer. That campaign has been financed in part by Steve and Amber Mostyn.
An ad released Monday by the Obama-affiliated super PAC Priorities USA suggested that Republican challenger Mitt Romney may have played a part in the death of a cancer-stricken women—a smear that has opened the super PAC to condemnation from all sides.