Proposed regulations would declare “candidate-related political activity” as not promoting social welfare
At stake: whether a limit on the aggregate amount individuals can donate to candidates and parties is unconstitutional
The current showdown is an easy issue to have a strong opinion about, so fundraising appeals have been in abundance
With the 2014 campaign expected to shatter previous midterm election spending records, now is the time for politicians to start shaking the money tree ever harder.
A new lawsuit aims to force the IRS to comply with tax law
Auditing so-called social-welfare groups isn’t a mistake. The problem was the IRS chose its targets poorly
Bearded Entrepreneurs for the Advancement of a Responsible Democracy, or BEARD PAC, is officially accepting your donations online.
Obama’s grassroots army, Organizing for Action, refuses unlimited funds from corporations just when Business Forward expands its efforts.
On Monday, the non-profit news outfit ProPublica published a scoop: Defend My Dividend, a self-described grassroots organization backed by two trade groups with a vested interest tax issues, has been running tens of thousands of dollars in TV ads targeted at seniors in south Florida. In the vast world of outside political spending, such …
On Tuesday night in Dallas, Mitt Romney made one thing clear: he was not “just polishing the apple for T. Boone Pickens here,” he said, when he began his policy remarks at a fundraiser with Pickens, an oil and gas investor, by talking about energy.
The truth is, as Romney pointed out, he almost always starts talking policy by …
To win re-election, Barack Obama won’t be able to rely on the fundraising edge he rode four years ago. The incumbent president was outraised in July by Mitt Romney, the third consecutive month the challenger has held the …
Four years ago, the presidential campaign was a celebration of the little guy. Two thirds of the money raised by Barack Obama came online, and 34% of his money came from donors who gave less than $200. This cycle, Obama is doing even better than he did in 2008 with small donors. Through June, 2.4 million Americans have given to his …
Big money will flow through an array of groups supporting Obama and Romney this year. A TIME estimate of how much each group could pump into the campaign