Six percent of Ron Paul’s campaign spending goes to fundraising, mainly via Internet 'money bombs.' Mitt Romney's campaign spends 23 percent of what he raises to do the same thing.
In the upside-down world of regressive Republicanism, Senator Mitch McConnell thinks proposed legislation requiring companies to disclose their campaign spending would stifle their free speech, a concept Robert Reich finds "bonkers."
Wisconsin recall election between Gov. Scott Walker (R) and Tom Barrett (D) enters its last furious week. It is a proving ground for the themes and players of the national election in November, analysts say.
Ron Paul has about $1.6 million in the bank, according to the FEC, whereas he spent $5 million in January. It’s easy to think that this month he has to raise more, spend less, or dive into the red.
Spending to lobby the US government has almost tripled since 1998, but numbers of registered lobbyists have barely budged. How the work gets done without the scarlet 'L' of lobbyist registration.