| Feb 21, 2012
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney and a "super PAC" working on his behalf spent more than twice as much as they raised in January, underscoring how persistent challenges by rivals Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum have taxed the former...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 6:38 PM
The Red White and Blue Fund, a "super PAC" backing the presidential bid of Republican Rick Santorum, paid more than half a million dollars last month to a newly formed direct mail firm.
The owner of that company?
None other than Nick Ryan, a former...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The more I read about John Edwards’ shenanigans during the 2008 presidential campaign, the more I’m convinced he is a mirror-gazing, fork-tongued, tramp-chasing weasel. But the more I read about the federal case against him, the more sure I am...
| Dec 12, 2011
"We are not final because we are infallible," the great Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson wrote in 1953, "but we are infallible only because we are final." Jackson was among the most eloquent justices ever to serve on the high court, and perhaps the...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Early returns have Janice Hahn in the lead for the 36th Congressional District race....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Democrat Obama will report raising $86 million for the campaign's first real quarter....
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Stephen Coblert's Super PAC has released its first ad, and it's in support of the candidacy of Texas governor Rick Perry....
| Sep 12, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Kinde Durkee: U.S. representative calls Durkee the "Bernie Madoff of campaign treasurers."...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 4:38 PM
Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) continued to add to her endorsements in what is so far a three-way fight among Democrats for the newly drawn 44th Congressional District next year. Hahn recently announced backing from Alex Rooker, first vice-chair of......
| Apr 15, 2011
| 10:08 AM
The Colbert Report has become a modern day Schoolhouse Rock, and Thursday night's lesson was all about PACs.
Late last month, Stephen Colbert announced his strategy to become a "political playa in 2012" -- form a political action committee, like fellow...
| Jul 1, 2011
The deadline for filing presidential fundraising reports closed Thursday, with officials from nearly every campaign predicting a relatively low dollar total compared with the historic highs at this time in the 2008 cycle.
Campaign aides engaged in the...