Posts Tagged ‘campaign funds’

‘My Super PAC Can Beat Up Your Super PAC!’

January 14, 2012

'My Super PAC Can Beat Up Your Super PAC!'

You probably think you know who’s running in the South Carolina Republican Primary. You’re wrong. The contenders are billionaires Sheldon Adelson, Foster Friess, and Jon Huntsman, Sr. They’ve given millions to huge political action committees (Super PACs) attacking the opponents of  (respectively) Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, and (no surprise) Jon Huntsman, Jr.

Who’s funding the Super PAC behind front-runner Mitt Romney? Bain Capital, the private equity concern he unleashed into the realm of shadow banking. Other big donors to Restore Our Future include more Wall Street types and Mr. Romney’s co-religionists, the Marriotts.


Feds Follow Christine O’Donnell Money Trail

December 29, 2010

Feds Follow Christine O'Donnell Money Trail

The bewitching Christine O’Donnell, Tea Party sweetheart, meat-eating  anti-masturbation crusader and Constitutional scholar, is being investigated by federal authorities for improper use of funds from her failed Senate campaign. Somehow $20,000 in campaign funds just … disappeared. Must have been magic.