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.
As the head of a super political-action committee supporting Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart is not allowed to 'coordinate' with Colbert. But the two are pushing the limits in the name of satire.