Campaign Finance

Special interest groups have spent billions of dollars trying to influence elections. Much of it has been fueled by anonymous donors.
With seven weeks until Election Day, Democratic leaders are seeking to put Republicans on the defensive over the corrosive influence of money in politics.
The Supreme Court's ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission has opened the door for wealthy donors to spend even more on political campaigns. It will also require interested citizens to learn some new terminology.
Full Segment:California officials have widened an investigation into the source of $11 million that was mysteriously funneled into the 2012 campaign by a few nonprofit groups.
Leonard Leo said the donation would help the new group go “toe-to-toe in the fight to defend our constitution and its ideals.”
Parnas used the riches of a wealthy Russian to make illegal donations to politicians.
The Arizona GOP Senate candidate is irked by having to report who gives to his campaign as required by federal law.
With the latest SCOTUS decision to further deregulate campaign finance, the Texas senator will be able pay himself back with fresh donor money.
Here’s how Donald Trump is funneling donor cash into his own pockets.
State Senate candidate Anthony Kern used donor funds for unspecified travel and lodging around the time he went to Washington for the “Stop the Steal” rally.