Tag Archives: Citizens United

Let The $5 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Media Execs Say Yay! Edition)

Over the past year the hardguessing staff has reported any number of estimates of the overall spending for the 2012 election: $4 billion, $6 billion, $9.8 billion, and etc. Now comes the latest guesstimate, via AlterNet: Advertising on Television Rockets, … Continue reading

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Super (Val) PAC: Handy Clip ‘n’ Save Guide

Third-party political groups are all the rage these days, thanks to the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision deregulating corporate election expenditures. Bottom line: Newly constituted Super PACs can collect as much money as they want from whomever they want … Continue reading

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WSJ Tracks Super PACs

As the hardworking staff has relentlessly chronicled, Super PACs are driving the GOP presidential primary in a way no one (Paging the Supreme Court . . . paging the totally clueless Supreme Court) could have imagined. But at least someone … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (FEC Go To Hell Edition)

Bad news on the political advertising front from Thursday’s News York Times: Democratic Senator’s Ads May Break New Ground WASHINGTON — A new series of political advertisements on behalf of an embattled Nebraska senator could open the door to a … Continue reading

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