Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) speaks during a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Sate, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs hearing on Capitol Hill June 27, 2018 in Washington, D.C.Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images

Corporate-Funded Outside Groups Spend Big on Hyde-Smith After ‘Public Hanging’ Comment

Mississippi Sen. Hyde-Smith has benefited from $3.7 million in outside spending since her racist remark was made public.

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Supreme Court Strikes Candidate Loan Repayment Limits

The decision in a case brought by Sen. Ted Cruz means candidates with the means to loan their campaigns more than $250,000 can fully repay themselves with contributions raised after they are elected.

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Pro-Israel Lobby Spends Big to Defeat Progressive Summer Lee

Nearly three out of four dollars backing Lee's Democratic primary opponent Steve Irwin came from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee or super PACs deeply tied to it.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Private Equity-Funded Super PAC Buys Attack Ads Benefiting Kurt Schrader Against Progressive Challenger

A new super PAC formed to push back against progressive challengers plans to spend $800,000 on TV ads opposing Jamie McLeod-Skinner through the May 17 Oregon primary election.