Peter Overby appears in the following:
Monday, June 20, 2016
As of May 31, Trump's campaign had just $1.3 million compared to Clinton's $42 million. Many Republican senators with tough re-election fights have more money than their party's presumptive nominee.
Friday, June 17, 2016
Two-thirds of the groups that faced extra scrutiny from the IRS were conservative. But the agency also closely examined applications for tax-exempt status from liberal and nonpartisan groups.
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Bernie Sanders has raised at least $209 million from small donors online while shunning big money players. Now, Democrats hope Sanders will share his fundraising list with down-ballot candidates.
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Most presidents have tried to avoid conflicts by putting their investments in a blind trust. That only works for paper wealth, but Donald Trump wouldn't be like past presidents.
Saturday, June 04, 2016
Two superPACs can now claim the Trump campaign's stamp of approval. They're enlisting wealthy donors, for efforts ostensibly independent of the campaign.
Monday, May 23, 2016
Donald Trump called the last GOP convention boring. Now he's causing conflict, as liberal groups urge companies not to donate because of him.
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Some groups are putting pressure on corporations that have pledged money for the Republican convention saying it would help promote Donald Trump and compromise their policies against discrimination.
Friday, May 20, 2016
The Vermont senator's organization was down to $5.8 million at the end of April as it bought ample ad time in California's TV markets. The campaign spent 43 percent more than it raised that month.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
He can do it through a joint fundraising apparatus for his campaign, the Republican National Committee and 11 state Republican parties. It's something Hillary Clinton has been doing since last year.
Friday, May 13, 2016
The biggest spending came from the campaign of Democrat Bernie Sanders. Outside groups dominated spending on the Republican side.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
As Donald Trump marches toward the official Republican presidential nomination, pro-Clinton superPACs are making alliances and amassing cash to take on Trump.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
The campaign hasn't laid out clear plans for dealing with the loans. If Trump wants the money back, he will have to raise it from donors within 11 weeks — before this summer's convention.
Friday, April 29, 2016
After starting as an "underdog," Sanders has outspent the Clinton campaign in almost every major category.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Washington, D.C., gets a close-up view of political money excesses next door in the Maryland elections, which include a millionaire self-financing his campaign and a candidate's spouse running a superPAC.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
The Bernie Sanders campaign alleges that Hillary Clinton's campaign is running afoul of campaign finance law by using a joint fundraising committee with the Democratic National Committee.
Friday, April 15, 2016
Organizing for Action is now deep in the battle over confirming the president's nominee to the Supreme Court.
Monday, April 11, 2016
The Democracy Spring coalition of progressive groups called on legislators to replace caps on campaign donations, fix the Voting Rights Act and end gerrymandering. At least 400 were arrested.
Friday, April 08, 2016
The presidential candidates and superPACS have raised a combined total of around $1 billion, but only three candidates have talked about repairing the campaign finance system, new analysis shows.
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
A look at claims about the fossil fuel industry, lobbyists, superPACs and the Clinton campaign.
Monday, April 04, 2016
More than 1,000 participants have pledged to let themselves be arrested when the protests start next Monday in Washington, D.C.