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The PAC to End All PACs: Is it Really Just a Farce?

The PAC to End All PACs:  Is it Really Just a Farce? | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Tuesday’s Democratic House primary in Arizona’s Seventh District is what the local weekly Phoenix New Times calls “a battle between Latino royalty in Phoenix.” The leading contenders for the safe Democratic seat of retiring Ed Pastor are long-time Maricopa County supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and former state representative Ruben...
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PAC raises money to get money out of politics: The Super PAC To End All Super PACs Reaches Major Fundraising Goal

PAC raises money to get money out of politics: The Super PAC To End All Super PACs Reaches Major Fundraising Goal | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
The "super PAC to end all super PACs" reached a major fundraising goal on Friday in its quest to reduce the influence of money in politics.

In an Independence Day letter, Harvard professor and Mayday.us founder Lawrence Lessig announced ...
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Let's see, raising money to get money out of politics. Yep, kind of like raising an army to bring peace.

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The A to Z guide for 2014′s least influential super PACs

The A to Z guide for 2014′s least influential super PACs | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Outside groups have been filing financial reports like crazy in the lead-up to this year's very important midterms -- and 2016's very important presidential election -- groups that you will likely hear about a lot in the upcoming months.
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Harry Reid shifts funds in effort to maintain Democrats’ Senate majority

Harry Reid shifts funds in effort to maintain Democrats’ Senate majority | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Senate Majority PAC, far and away the biggest-spending super political action committee of the election cycle — at nearly $25 million — has begun pouring millions of dollars into Michigan, Iowa and Colorado, signaling just how quickly Democrats have shifted to defense heading into November’s elections.
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Supreme Court: Big Money in Politics Can Get Even Bigger

Supreme Court: Big Money in Politics Can Get Even Bigger | Political Consulting . . . all things political | Scoop.it
Glance: Big Money in Politics About to Get Bigger ABC News THE DECISION: The court voted 5-4 to scrap federal limits on the total amount of money that people can give to candidates, political parties and political action committees each election...
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Business bid to counter Tea Parties fizzles

Business-friendly GOP organizers who launched a new crop of super PACs to counter the tea party have failed to cash in, recent campaign disclosures show, leaving them badly outraised on both the right and the left.
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