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Rick Santorum: Campaign Is ‘Burning Through Our Savings’

Rick Santorum: Campaign Is ‘Burning Through Our Savings’Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(PELHAM, Ala.) -- Rick Santorum asked a crowd in Alabama to deliver him a win in the state Tuesday and pitched to them he’s a better choice than either of his opponents because of his working class background and blue...

Watchdog Group Says Romney Super PAC Broke Election Law

Watchdog Group Says Romney Super PAC Broke Election LawJoe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- A group that fights for campaign finance disclosures formally filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission on Monday, claiming that the “super PAC” supporting Mitt Romney is illegally showing...

Pro-Santorum Super PAC Goes on the Air in Ohio

Pro-Santorum Super PAC Goes on the Air in OhioJay LaPrete/Getty Images(CINCINNATI) -- A pro-Rick Santorum super PAC has widened its reach, buying ad time in the Super Tuesday state of Ohio.The “Red, White, and Blue Fund” made a $257,000 buy in the state for an ad that will run through ...

Obama ‘Signed Off’ on Super PAC Decision After Decrying Negativity

Obama ‘Signed Off’ on Super PAC Decision After Decrying NegativityOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama “signed off” on the decision to reverse course and overtly encourage support for his affiliated super PAC, Priorities USA  Action, senior campaign officials said T...

Obama U-Turn: Will Benefit from ‘Special Interests’ Via Super PAC

Obama U-Turn: Will Benefit from ‘Special Interests’ Via Super PACOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- The Obama campaign has undergone a significant about-face, now openly supporting a pro-Democratic super PAC. The groups, which in 2010 President Obama said would "hijack" people's votes, will help...

Changing Positions, Obama Campaign Will Push Support for Democratic Super PAC

Changing Positions, Obama Campaign Will Push Support for Democratic Super PACSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(CHICAGO) -- In a conference call with members of President Obama’s 2012 re-election committee Monday evening, campaign manager Jim Messina announced that donors should start funding Priorities USA, the Democratic super ...

Santorum and His Super Pac: Just Friends, Not Coordination

Santorum and His Super Pac: Just Friends, Not CoordinationJustin Sullivan/Getty Images(GOLDEN, Colo.) -- The murky rules around super PACs are confusing at best, the only rule being that candidates and their campaigns are not allowed to “coordinate” with the groups raising unlimited funds for thei...

Money Wars: Obama Dominates Fundraising Battle, Romney Bests GOP Rivals

Money Wars: Obama Dominates Fundraising Battle, Romney Bests GOP RivalsDigital Vision/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The general election is still 10 months away, but the most expensive election in U.S. history is well underway.Campaign finance reports due Tuesday show the money race is on as GOP candidates fill their war ches...

Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC Hauls in More Than $1 Million

Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC Hauls in More Than $1 MillionSarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The Stephen Colbert super PAC is run by a comedian, but the political action committee’s bank account is no joke, based on federal reports filed Tuesday.The super PAC is “r...

Dem. Group Sees Romney As Changing His Tune On Immigration

Dem. Group Sees Romney As Changing His Tune On ImmigrationABC News(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- A liberal super PAC is using the contentious issue of immigration to highlight what the group sees as Mitt Romney’s “two faces to the Hispanic community.”The super PAC, Priorities USA Action, released a memo...

Super PACs and Their Confusing Role in Presidential Campaigns

Super PACs and Their Confusing Role in Presidential CampaignsSarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Newt Gingrich blames them for his downfall. They've spent twice as much money on ads in South Carolina than the candidates have themselves. And they're not going anywhere.Super P...

Pro-Santorum Super PAC Releases New Ad in South Carolina

Pro-Santorum Super PAC Releases New Ad in South CarolinaABC News(COLUMBIA, S.C.) -- The super PAC supporting Rick Santorum’s presidential bid is out with a new ad Friday, on the heels of its recently announced $600,000 ad buy in South Carolina before the state’s Jan. 21 primary.The 30-second ad ...

Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC Buys South Carolina Airtime

Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC Buys South Carolina AirtimeABC/Ida Mae Astute(CHARLESTON, S.C.) -- Stephen Colbert is putting his money where his super PAC is.On his Comedy Central show Thursday night Colbert announced “an exploratory committee to lay the groundwork” for his “possible candida...

As Fundraising Deadline Looms, Super PACs Relieve Pressure

As Fundraising Deadline Looms, Super PACs Relieve PressureDarren McCollester/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Aside from the Iowa caucus on Jan. 3, another date looms that might offer a measure of each presidential candidate’s potential strength: Dec. 31, the deadline for filing fundraising reports for the f...

Romney and Gingrich Trade Barbs on Who ‘Can Take the Heat’

Romney and Gingrich Trade Barbs on Who ‘Can Take the Heat’ABC News(MANCHESTER, N.H.) -- Following his endorsement from New Hampshire Speaker Bill O’Brien, Newt Gingrich took questions from the press in Manchester. The focus was on the negative ads a Romney super PAC has been running on Gingrich in Iowa,...

Rick Perry Super PAC Goes Negative on Gingrich and Romney

Rick Perry Super PAC Goes Negative on Gingrich and RomneyPAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Make Us Great Again, the super PAC supporting Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential bid, went negative for the first time Wednesday, releasing a television ad in Iowa and South Carolina blasting New...
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