Senate Republicans’ top environmental watchdog is determined to intensify oversight of leading environmentalist groups, which he says are orchestrating a massive, coordinated political effort financed by a handful of billionaire activists.
Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) has railed against spending by Republican-aligned outside groups in the state’s Senate race this year.
A leading Democratic super PAC on Monday suggested that attacking “the Koch Brothers” is a winning strategy. Hours later polls showed surging support for a Republican targeted by that strategy.
“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.
Gary Peters invested thousands of dollars in a French oil company to pad his personal pockets, while lining his campaign coffers with money from environmentalist billionaire Tom Steyer.
Billionaire hedge fund manager Tom Steyer is attacking a Republican Senate candidate by claiming that she is opposed to a policy that environmentalists say is destructive to the earth’s climate.
Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer is trying to make his presence known in the 2014 election cycle, pledging to spend more than $100 million in support of Democratic candidates, but experts say his ads are being criticized by experts as “bizarre” and “not believable.”
The top Democrat in the House of Representatives steered more than a billion dollars in subsidies to a light rail project that benefitted a company run by a high-dollar Democratic donor and in which her husband is a major investor.