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Old campaign money flows to former intelligence chair’s new group, and former staffers


As they await January 2, 2016 — the day they can legally become lobbyists — former Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) and his former chief of staff, along with two more of Rogers’ onetime staffers, have found a use for some of the lawmaker’s $1.3 million leftover campaign funds. 694 more words


Pfizer won’t lack resources in lobbying for $160 billion Allergan deal


In politics, 2015 may be remembered as the year of Trump and Carson, Clinton and Sanders. In the business world, especially in the health care industry, it may be remembered as the year of the merger. 723 more words


Wellspring gives big boost to Judicial Crisis Network with $6.6 million grant


A secretive nonprofit that has given millions of dollars to conservative 501(c)(4) groups over the years sank more than $6.6 million into the Judicial Crisis Network… 789 more words


Opaque payment streams for two top consultants to Fiorina groups


For two consultants working to help put Carly Fiorina in the White House, the legal firewall between campaign and super PAC must look more like a mirror. 1,080 more words


Jindal, out of 2016 race, will go back to work at nonprofit that backed him


And then there were 14.

With only $260,939 left as of Sept. 30, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal withdrew from the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination Tuesday. 386 more words


FEC questions Trump campaign’s disbursements


As he said in Dallas earlier this fall, and as he’s said often previously and since, Donald Trump is no fan of regulations.

“We’re going to get rid of all these ridiculous – everything is so bad – we’re going to get rid of the regulations that are just destroying us,” Trump told a huge crowd in September. 366 more words


Pro-Tillis dark money group funded entirely by Crossroads GPS


One of the largest and most prolific politically active nonprofits in the country was virtually the sole backer of Carolina Rising, the group that spent $4.7 million on ads supporting now-Sen. 200 more words