Todd Akin Is on His Own . . . For Now

By: Monday August 20, 2012 5:04 pm

Pressure is growing by the hour on Rep. Todd Akin (R) to drop out of the Missouri Senate race after his statement about “legitimate rape.” Both Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA) and Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) have directly called on him to withdraw, while many top Republicans are strongly hinting he should. Even Senate Minority Leader [...]

Prognosis for 2012: Even More Secretive Corporate Campaign Spending

By: Tuesday March 1, 2011 1:17 pm

In this post Citizens United era, expect the 2012 election to experience even more large scale corporate campaign spending by secretive groups than we saw in 2010. Karl Rove hopes to raise $120 million for this election cycle, almost twice as much as he did last year. From the Hill: Two outside conservative fundraising groups, [...]