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Gingrich's PAC Isn't Exactly Raking in Cash

It's pulled in just $53,000 this year

(Newser) - Newt Gingrich’s political action committee has raised a paltry $53,000 so far this year, according to the latest FEC numbers, and Politico sees that as a troubling sign for the would-be candidate. Sure, Gingrich’s 527 group American Solutions for Winning the Future has pulled in tens of... More »

Leadership PACs Make 'Mockery' of Election Rules

(Newser) - Meet the new villain of campaign fundraising: the leadership PAC. These once-obscure fundraising tools used to be reserved for rising political stars. Now, 70% of lawmakers in Congress have them—and the lax scrutiny that goes along with how the money gets spent. Most of the cash is supposed to... More »

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