OK, other super PACs have a lot more money to spend. But the Stephen Colbert super PAC ranks in the middle class of super-PACdom, and with it the comedian can keep ridiculing the US campaign finance system.
Herman Cain has 'joked'" about erecting an “electrified barbed wire” on the US-Mexico border. DCDecoder asks how is that playing with Hispanics?
The 'super PAC' promises to shake up the 2012 election. This new fundraising heavyweight – which Stephen Colbert famously brought attention to with his own Americans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow – heralds a new era of 'superspending' in politics. Here are the basics about super PACs and how their emergence may influence elections.
Stephen Colbert has taken his mockery of campaign finance in the US to a new level by showing he can funnel unlimited, anonymous cash into his Colbert Super PAC.
Mike Duncan of the conservative PAC American Crossroads said Friday $120 million is his group's fundraising goal for Election 2012. That's short of what Big Labor spent for Obama in 2008, he notes.
American Crossroads, a 'super PAC' created by political mastermind Karl Rove and others, doesn't intend to back any GOP presidential candidate during the primary season, its leaders said Friday.
Democrats hope that a win in New York's 26th District on Tuesday would signal to GOP lawmakers that the public rejects their austerity plan for coping with national debt and the deficit.
As Republican presidential hopefuls position themselves, party leaders look for more “responsible adults” to run. Meanwhile, Obama’s campaign will solicit secret donations, which he once criticized.