For discerning, super-wealthy donors looking for a distinctive way to advertise clout, the 2016 presidential election offers a new perk — their own specially tailored "super PAC."
With nearly $47 million raised for the primaries, Hillary Rodham Clinton appeared likely to outpace her presidential rivals in the early race to fund their 2016 campaigns, though the Democratic front-runner has burned through a large portion of her contributions at this nascent stage.
An outside group supporting former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush raised $103 million in the first half of the year, a number that puts him far ahead of his rivals and underscores the increasing dominance of "super-PACs" in the 2016 race for the White House.
Presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s personal fortunes soared after he left the Florida governor’s office, his tax returns show, as he went from a $260,000 government salary in 2006 to $7.4 million in earnings in 2013.
Singing, crying and clinging to one another for solace, a grieving congregation returned to “Mother Emanuel” on Sunday, determined to restore the historic church from a murder scene to a place of worship.
He uploaded snapshots of himself burning the American flag and holding a Confederate one. He railed about blacks taking over neighborhoods and ruining the country. In a chilling vow, he said he would have to be the one to do something about it.
Emanuel AME Church, closed since a gunman killed nine parishioners on Wednesday, is planning to reopen Sunday for prayer as Charleston continues its efforts to heal.
In an extraordinary emotional display of raw pain and grace, the relatives of those slain in a shooting at a historic black church confronted suspected killer Dylann Roof in court on Friday. Through tears, some reached for forgiveness.