U.S. Senate campaign finance disclosures are still slow-walked on paper through a 40-year-old system. Is getting it fixed worth trading away another lid on political money?
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.
Sean Noble was a former congressional aide just starting as a political consultant when he was recruited to help run the Kochtopus—Charles and David Koch’s multi-layered political network.