campaign spending

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have spent substantially less money in this election than Obama and Romney did in 2012.
At the end of the January, Right to Rise had spent $80.2 million in independent expenditures, with little to show for it. Since the group had raised $121 million, it had another $41 million with which it could try to boost the candidate.
Money can’t buy votes, apparently.
Big-money super PACs have raised almost half of presidential cash.
Marco Rubio had long planned an ambitious Iowa advertising assault in the weeks leading up to the caucuses, but his campaign
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is drastically slashing campaign spending, including
WASHINGTON -- Three of the candidates in the 2016 presidential race have pledged to shun campaign contributions from the
Former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart once said about pornography: "I can't define it but I know it when I see it." Surely this kind of political spending has become an obscenity.
I see no one who can begin to match Hillary Clinton's qualifications for the presidency. So why not let the elephants outspend her while she demonstrates, once again, that money alone cannot fill the gap between a weak candidate and a strong one?
Any Illinoisan can tell you there have been a lot of political missteps in the state's history. But which ones were the biggest, and what effect did they have on the state's political landscape as a whole? But for a few twists of fate and different decisions, Illinois' political landscape today might have looked a whole lot different.