Features related to 2012 campaign

November 16, 2012

Former FEC Chairman Trevor Potter refutes the claim that money made little difference in the most expensive election in American history. Continue reading

October 22, 2012 | Blog
Before tonight's debate, we wanted to take a look at the basics. Basics like, "where is Libya located?"
From a television ad released by the pro-Santorum Super PAC Red, White and Blue Fund.
March 9, 2012 | Blog

Tim Karr explores how dirty politics has become a growth industry for local television stations and their corporate parents. Continue reading

Steve Forbes celebrates a primary victory at his campaign headquarters in Phoenix. February 1996. (AP Photo/Jeff Robbins)
February 15, 2012 | Blog

For most local television stations, political campaigns are Valentine’s Day and Christmas rolled into one. Continue reading

January 11, 2012 | Blog

Our friends and colleagues at Mother Jones magazine have been producing some of, if not the best, coverage of cash and politics. They’ve just come out with their list of “The 20 Biggest Donors of the 2012 Election (So Far),” based on data compiled by the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP). Continue reading