Several patterns have emerged in the 2014 election season’s high-dollar competitive primaries. This analysis looks at Tea Party fundraising, candidate-specific super PACs, self-financed candidates, and more.
In comments submitted on the Securities and Exchange Commission's 2014-2018 Strategic Plan, the Brennan Center for Justice urged the agency to include rulemaking regarding the disclosure of corporate political spending.
Four years after the Court's Citizens United decision, outside spending tripled in 2012, topping $1 billion. This infographic details where the unprecedented spending comes from and the strong opposition to the ruling.