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Put Alaska First Doesn’t Have Much Alaska In It

Put Alaska First is a fairly straightforward name for a Super PAC. A person would think that the Put Alaska First PAC is dedicated to making the needs of Alaskans the top priority… if that person was a sucker.

The funny business going on over at Put Alaska First came to my attention this [...]

PAC Puts Alaska First By Sending Money Out Of State

This week, a filing with the FEC made it clear that the Put Alaska First PAC is shipping money out of Alaska, rather than hiring Alaskans to do their work. [...]

Conservative Billboard Values In Nebrashingwa

If Ben Sasse gets elected to the U.S. Senate as a paid representative of the Legacy Foundation Action Fund PAC, it will be Iowa Values, not Nebraska Values, that get sent to Washington. [...]

Every Sitting Member of Congress Endorsed by FreedomWorks Voted for Anti-Freedom FISA Amendments Act

The FreedomWorks For America Super PAC tosses the mantle of Less Government and the sash of Freedom about its well-endowed shoulders:

FreedomWorks for America endorses true champions of freedom and supports them on the ground with our battle-tested, grassroots get-out-the-vote techniques…. these candidates have been consistent voices for… less government and more freedom.

Let’s fact [...]

National Map of Donors to Restore Our Future, the Mitt Romney Super PAC

Anxious to know who’s been contributing a quarter million, a half million, an even million or more to Restore Our Future, the Super PAC sweeping up unlimited donations to the Mitt Romney campaign?

For raw data, visit this web page at the Federal Election Commission. The scale of big money flowing from a small number [...]

Three Questions for No Labels News Conference: Will No Labels Answer?

No Labels, a 501c4 corporation with undisclosed donors and plans to influence national politics and contribute to candidates through a PAC, is officially launching itself with a news conference on December 13th. The news conference will be broadcast live via Livestream, and to No Labels’ credit it is soliciting questions for the news conference online.

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Ending Spending Mystery Money Tour Begins

Ending Spending is evading FEC disclosure requirements, attacking Democrats in Congress with money that comes from who knows where. [...]

Is the NRA Partisan in its Campaign Finance Activities? Looking for answers in AL, AK, AZ, AR, and CA

Ask the National Rifle Association whether it is a partisan organization, and it will issue strenuous denials.

NRA Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris Cox:

The political reality is that we have President Obama, who had at one point 60 Democratic votes in the Senate and a 39-vote margin in the House. If [...]

Why is Jason Altmire boosting Tax Cuts for the Rich?

Why did Democratic Representative Jason Altmire demand this week that his party champion tax cuts for the rich?

Follow the money:

(Sources: FEC, That’s My Congress)

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OH-12: Paula Brooks Buckeye Cash Versus Pat Tiberi PAC Machine

In this year’s race for Ohio’s 12th District seat in Congress, Democratic challenger Paula Brooks has received more in campaign contributions from the people of Ohio ($723,795) than Republican incumbent Patrick Tiberi has ($712,701).

In total campaign dollars, however, Pat Tiberi holds an immense advantage, with a warchest of $2,118,311. Paula Brooks has only $994,336 [...]

State of Maine OKs Same-Sex Marriage: Catholic Church and Focus on the Family Ready Their Money Machines

The wheels of representative democracy are turning in Maine. Last week, the Maine Senate passed LD 1020, a bill affirming the right of same-sex couples to get married in the state of Maine and reiterating the right of churches to refuse to perform same-sex marriages. Yesterday, the Maine Senate passed LD 1020 and today Governor [...]