When it comes to politically active nonprofits, there are those that bend the rules, and there are those that seem to flout them entirely. One group, above all, is a member of the latter set: a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization called Carolina Rising.
In the seven races in which One Nation was active early in the cycle, four of the candidates it supported won. And even where
Outside groups that can raise and spend unlimited money -- sometimes without disclosing the sources of their funds -- make up a larger portion of election spending than at any point in the last 16 years, by far.
The IRS took five years to review the Crossroads GPS application for nonprofit social welfare status. This seems very odd since most Americans would need only five minutes to determine that such a group is about politics, not social welfare.
Secret money flowed through multiple groups to aid Tillis, McConnell.
During a presidential year with substantially higher turnout, Hagan more than likely would have been re-elected. When she won her first Senate term in 2008, Hagan outperformed Barack Obama in North Carolina by over 100,000 ballots, leading the statewide ticket with 2.25 million votes.
Say a fond farewell to the 2014 Seinfeld campaign. Unfortunately, it probably won't be the last corrupt big money-dominated campaign about absolutely nothing.
The other major Senate races that have attracted large amounts of dark money include Iowa ($11.6 million), Louisiana ($8.3
But for casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who spent somewhere in the neighborhood of $150 million over the course of the 2012
WASHINGTON -- The Iowa-based conservative nonprofit group American Future Fund released new advertisements nearly every week
Overall, nonprofits in this election have spent $89.2 million on undisclosed issue advocacy and $52.8 million on electoral
A new internal Republican report confirmed that women are not fans of the GOP, and Republicans have more work to do if they
We all remember the childhood story of Pinocchio and the valuable life lesson it taught us about the importance of telling the truth. I've repeated the same story to my own children in hopes that a growing nose may dissuade them from lying. Unfortunately, the Pinocchio story doesn't seem to have impacted the U.S. Chamber of Commerce or Crossroads GPS.
Democrats said the new GOP campaign would similarly backfire with voters come November. "This is an incredibly important
Democrats responded to the group's ad buy by arguing that Tillis would act as a rubber stamp for Rove were he to be elected