- Super PAC aims to help Pa. Dems in Legislature Updated: Mar-10-14 7:17 pm
- Pension, gay marriage votes stir primary contests Updated: Mar-05-14 5:13 pm
- Mass. Gov. Patrick: 'No plans' for White House bid Updated: Mar-03-14 4:04 pm
- BP employee PAC making Alabama contributions Updated: Feb-25-14 12:32 pm
- Mass. congress members stockpiling campaign cash Updated: Feb-22-14 2:19 pm
- FBI probe Conn. House GOP, direct mail vendors Updated: Feb-21-14 7:20 pm
- Kansas Senate panel OKs campaign finance changes Updated: Feb-20-14 4:06 pm
- Pro-Vitter PAC challenges La. campaign donor limit Updated: Feb-18-14 8:27 pm
- Court ruling may see super PAC money rise in Texas Updated: Feb-17-14 4:30 pm
- Candidate reaps benefits of super PAC he founded Updated: Feb-16-14 12:47 pm
- Correction: Arkansas Senate story Updated: Feb-13-14 5:46 pm
- US Sen. Warren's PAC pulls in $582,000 in 2013 Updated: Feb-12-14 3:37 pm
- Nevada PAC to target District 9 Senate race Updated: Feb-10-14 8:50 pm
- RI gov campaigns discuss possible super PAC deal Updated: Feb-10-14 5:41 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A Washington-based super PAC that spent millions on behalf of Democratic candidates for the New Jersey Legislature last year plans to provide similar assistance in 2014 to Democrats running for Pennsylvania's Republican-controlled Legislature.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Four months ago, state Rep. Christian Mitchell made a tough vote in favor of Illinois' landmark state pension overhaul. Now he's facing the repercussions.
BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick downplayed talk of a future run for the White House on Monday, saying he's focused on his day job and plans to return to the private sector when he leaves office in January.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - Nearly four years after the Gulf oil spill, a political action committee associated with BP oil company is contributing to Alabama politicians' campaigns.
BOSTON - Members of Massachusetts' all-Democratic congressional delegation are stockpiling campaign cash as they head into another election year, with many relying heavily on contributions from political action committees as they try to hold off Republicans intent on breaking their grip.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Republican state lawmakers say they believe federal authorities are trying to determine whether any Connecticut House Republicans were pressured to use a particular company for their political campaign mailings.
TOPEKA, Kansas - A Kansas Senate committee recommended a bill Thursday that would allow certain political party committees to solicit and raise campaign contributions from lobbyists, individuals and organizations during the legislative session.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A super PAC supporting Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, challenging the state's donor limits on political action committees as an unconstitutional restriction on political speech.
AUSTIN, Texas - In a state already known for sky-high political spending, so-called super PACS can now begin flexing their campaign muscle in Texas too, according to a published report Monday.
HELENA, Montana - A U.S. House candidate in Montana is benefiting from a political action committee he created, leading at least one opponent and some experts to question the legality of the peculiar arrangement.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - In a story Feb. 12 about the U.S. Senate race in Arkansas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the vote that a group cited in a new ad criticizing Republican Senate hopeful Tom Cotton. The ad by Patriot Majority USA was referring to Cotton supporting the Republican Study Committee budget, not the budget plan by Budget Committee Chairman and former vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan.
BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren's political action committee has reported raising more than half a million dollars in 2013, money she says will go in part to trying to block a Republican takeover of the Senate.
CARSON CITY, Nevada - A gun-rights advocacy group announced Monday the formation of a political action committee that hopes to unseat a state senator who failed in his push to require background checks for gun purchases.
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Representatives for three Democratic candidates for Rhode Island governor have met to discuss proposals to keep super PAC spending out of the race.