By some measures, pro-choice groups outspend their pro-life counterparts by as much as 10-to-one. But it all depends on what you count as an abortion policy group.
Legal experts weigh in on what these revelations might mean for Trump.
Super PACs dedicated to the country's top national politicians are spending the most in the Alabama special election.
Representative Bruce Westerman has received more than $100,000 in timber industry campaign donations. Now, he is pushing a bill that relaxes environmental regulations on the same industry.
Democrat Jon Ossoff raised a lot from small, individual donations, while dark money groups gave about one-fifth of all the money in the race.
Super PACS that get nearly all of their money from one donor quadrupled their share of overall fundraising in 2014.
The head of a Texas oil dynasty joined the parade of wealthy political donors, aiming to flip the Senate to Republicans. By the time consultants were done with him, the war chest was drained and fraud allegations were flying.
The Koch brothers are reportedly raising nearly $900 million for the 2016 presidential election. Recent research suggests this money could impact politics at every level.
Even a very loose network of candidates, activists, donors, and interest groups can exert a powerful influence over elections.
Money, even lots of it, isn't enough to win a presidential nomination if party insiders want someone else.
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
Three states have already put in place alternatives to standard fundraising practices, but what they've found might surprise you.
The Supreme Court appears poised to overturn existing restrictions on campaign finance after hearing arguments in McCutcheon v. FEC this Tuesday. The question will likely be how deeply the justices will cut.
Did the McCain-Feingold Act of 2002 have any of its intended effects?