Peter Overby

Peter Overby appears in the following:

GOP Convention Loses Corporate Sponsors Over Donald Trump

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.


Corporate Funds Pledged For Republican Convention Under Fire

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.


Sanders Campaign Still Leads In Fundraising; Its Spending Is Even Higher

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.


'Highly Sophisticated Killers' No More. Trump Embraces Big Donors

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.


Political Ad Spending Way Up From 2012

Friday, May 13, 2016

The biggest spending came from the campaign of Democrat Bernie Sanders. Outside groups dominated spending on the Republican side.


Ahead Of November's Election, Progressive Groups Ready Anti-Trump Messages

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.


Will Donald Trump Get Back The $38 Million He Lent His Campaign?

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.


Sanders Campaign Has Spent 50 Percent More Than Clinton In 2016

Friday, April 29, 2016

After starting as an "underdog," Sanders has outspent the Clinton campaign in almost every major category.


In Maryland, Political Money Flows Ahead Of Upcoming Elections

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.


Clinton Fundraising Violations? A Breakdown Of Sanders' Claims

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.


Grass-Roots Group Born Of Obama Campaign Now Helps Push His Causes

Friday, April 15, 2016

Organizing for Action is now deep in the battle over confirming the president's nominee to the Supreme Court.


Hundreds Protesting Political System Arrested On Capitol's Steps

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.


TV Debates Light On Political Money Talk

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.


FACT CHECK: More On Hillary Clinton And Fossil Fuel Industry Contributions

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

A look at claims about the fossil fuel industry, lobbyists, superPACs and the Clinton campaign.


Once Ruled By Washington Insiders, Campaign Finance Reform Goes Grass Roots

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.


FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton And Donations From Fossil Fuel Industries

Friday, April 01, 2016

Donations linked to the oil and gas industries equal two-tenths of 1 percent of Clinton's overall fundraising.


For Some SuperPACs Backing Ted Cruz, It's Time To Unite Against Trump

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Ted Cruz's candidacy is now supported by a total of seven superPACs, several with different missions. The newest one is trying to consolidate their power against the GOP front-runner.


Conservatives Lobby Around Supreme Court Nomination

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The justice vacancy means more TV ads, robocalls and the like from conservative and liberal advocacy groups. Many conservatives are digging into the record of President Obama's pick Merrick Garland.


SuperPACs Support Anti-Trump Effort With $16 Millions In Attacks

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Conservative donors and consultants are racing to fix what might be the worst strategic error so far in the presidential campaign — the nearly total failure of other candidates and their allies to attack frontrunner Donald Trump.

Opposing superPACs spent just $1.3 million attacking Trump in the seven months from ...


As Bush Campaign Goes Down, The Knives Come Out

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

It's never clear what the truth is when a campaign ends, but it gets ugly.

Major fundraisers are among the people who are key in creating a campaign. And when campaigns fold, they talk sometimes — usually in blind quotes.

But one of the funders, who helped raise millions of ...