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Paul Blumenthal

Senior Writer for The Sunlight Foundation

Paul Blumenthal appears in the following:

PACs, GOP, and Campaign Finance Right Now

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Paul Blumenthal, reporter for the Huffington Post and former senior writer for the Sunlight Foundation, discusses the proliferation of PACs coming out of the GOP, big labor, and even Facebook. 

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Follow the (Campaign) Money

Thursday, November 04, 2010

Paul Blumenthal, senior writer for the Sunlight Foundation, offers a post-election look at campaign funding during this election and addresses PACs, the most expensive races, and last-minute money.

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Outside Groups Spend Big as Elections Approach

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

These mid-term elections are seeing massive amounts of money being raised and spent both left and right, from party committees to outside independent groups — much, much more money than the last mid-term elections in 2006. Over $260 million has been spent by outside groups, who have been able to remain largely anonymous since the Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC, earlier this year. 

But what are contributors expecting in return for their millions of dollars? 

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