Pro-Clinton Super PAC Ready for Hillary will need to walk a delicate legal tightrope in the coming months as it prepares to transfer some of its most valuable resources to Hillary Clinton’s almost-certain presidential campaign, campaign finance experts tell the Washington Free Beacon.
Seven labor unions have given more money to super PACs than the Koch Brothers.
The National Education Association, the largest teachers union in the country, has spent more than $22 million on super PACs in the midterm elections, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. The NEA trails only radical environmentalist billionaire Tom Steyer in terms of super PAC donations, according to the Huffington Post.
A Super PAC run by former aides to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) is running a radio ad in North Carolina that accuses GOP Senate candidate Thom Tillis of helping to “cause the shooting death of Trayvon Martin,” the Florida teenager who was killed under controversial circumstances in early 2012.
Liberal billionaires are leaving conservatives in the dust when it comes to Super PAC spending during the 2014 election cycle, according to an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation.
The Democratic Party’s top super PAC disclosed more than $9.2 million in September contributions on Monday, listing a who’s who of wealthy liberal donors, many associated with the secretive Democracy Alliance donor network.
Sen. Mark Warner (D., Va.) decried the influence of outside money in Virginia’s Senate race this week just a day before attending two fundraisers to solicit outside donations.
The actress best known as “Sad Woman,” who’s image was used by Democrats in Arizona to falsely represent a victim of Republican Doug Ducey’s Cold Stone, is now being featured as a victim of something far worse: transvaginal mesh implants.
Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) has railed against spending by Republican-aligned outside groups in the state’s Senate race this year.
One of the biggest donors to the super PAC aiming to keep Sen. Harry Reid (D., Nev.) in control of the Senate is a corporation run by a notorious Democratic donor that is contributing millions to outside spending groups.
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.