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WASHINGTON— Marco Rubio's strong third-place finish in Iowa could sound like a starting gun to the Republican Party's top donors. Rubio, a 44- year-old Florida senator, came within striking distance of Trump's second place in Iowa, a surprising result given the celebrity businessman's dominance in polls. Rubio moves on to New Hampshire, which weighs in Tuesday,...
Super political action committees, or super PACs, helping White House hopefuls like Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton received big checks recently from obscure corporations or from nonprofits that don't have to disclose their donors' names. A super PAC backing Rubio, a Republican senator from Florida, benefited from companies with spectral names like " IGX LLC"...
Donald Trump is funneling big money into his presidential campaign even as his GOP and Democratic rivals spend considerably more.
The steady rise of Ted Cruz has unleashed a new counter-establishment of conservative donors, campaign finance reports show. The NYT reports.
An Associated Press review of campaign finance records found the change— which doubled the maximum annual allowable donation from $500 to $1,000— has helped flood candidates campaign accounts with money. According to the AP's review, 1,267 individuals kicked in $1,000 checks to Baker, a haul of more than $1.2 million. Karyn Polito, pulled in $580,000 in $1,000...
A loan from Goldman Sachs that helped Ted Cruz's 2012 Senate bid was not disclosed in campaign finance reports. NYT reports.
WASHINGTON, Jan 7- Former American International Group Chief Executive Maurice "Hank" Greenberg has donated $10 million to Right to Rise, the Super PAC backing Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the group's fundraising. The group backing Bush has led in spending on...
In the span of a mere 11 days this month, $1 billion in future federal tax payments vanished. Here's why. The NYT reports.
The Presidential hopeful said Super PACs are "very unfair to a person like me who has disavowed all PAC's & is self-funding."
Trump files his first campaign finance report with the Federal Election Commission.
One democratic candidate has an important message and deserved to be on the podium, but he couldn't get a spot, says Kabir Sehgal.
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is leaning toward supporting Marco Rubio for the Republican nomination, Politico reported.
Donald Trump's avowals of financial-political independence have, at once, reignited and confounded the debate on campaign finance reform.
Industrialist and conservative donor Charles Koch challenged conservatives to end "corporate cronyism", even if it helps his businesses.
Already among the top donors to Hillary Clinton's political career, megabank employees have funneled big money into her campaign.
If Congress won't get tough on "dark money" in elections, President Obama should, says Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse.
Matt McDonald, partner at Hamilton Place Strategies, discusses the findings of its latest report which revealed that modern presidential campaigns raised money more quickly than Silicon Valley start-ups.
The "audit the Fed" issue raised by Rand Paul is likely to come up for other 2016 presidential hopefuls, Politico's Ben White says.
Ben Cohen, co-founder of Ben & Jerry's, presented one way of helping filter "big money" out of U.S. politics on Tuesday.
Jeb Bush takes another step toward a bid for the GOP presidential nomination, launching the Right to Rise PAC.