Tag: Super PAC

Thomas 'Tom' Steyer, founder of Farallon Capital Management LLC, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Pescadero, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013. Keystone XL will be a 'major driver' of oil sands expansion that significantly raises the risks of climate change, said Steyer, a former hedge fund manager who has spent some of his fortune fighting the pipeline. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Tom Steyer Claims to Have Registered 1 Million New Voters

Left-wing billionaire and environmental activist Tom Steyer announced on Monday — the last day to register to vote for the November 8 election — that his NextGen Climate Action Committee super PAC has registered 1 million voters, including 743,000 new voters in California and 294,000 in battleground states.

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James O’Keefe: If Media Covered Project Veritas Like They Covered Trump Tape, ‘I Guarantee You Trump Would Win the Election’

James O’Keefe of Project Veritas appeared on Tuesday morning’s Breitbart News Daily to talk about his latest undercover videos, including one that exposes efforts by Democrat activists to incite violence at Republican political events, and another in which a New York City elections commissioner admits to widespread voter fraud.

Chris Christie

EXCLUSIVE: Chris Christie Super PAC Trolls Carly Fiorina Event

America Leads — a Super PAC supporting Gov. Chris Christie’s (R-NJ) presidential campaign — was trolling fellow GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina’s event in New Hampshire, attempting to get personal information from her supporters, according to a Breitbart source.

Family Ties: Half Jeb Bush’s Contributions From Previous Bush Donors

Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign and supportive PACs made headlines for raking in a combined total of about $120 million — more than double that of any of his Republican competitors — and the Bush name was incredibly helpful in raising those funds. A new analysis of Federal Elections Commission (FEC) records shows that more than half of Bush’s campaign war chest comes from donors who have previously donated to Bush’s father, former President George H.W. Bush, or his brother, former President George W. Bush.

Rick Perry

Rick Perry’s First Month of Fundraising Yields Solid Numbers

In a statement provided to Breitbart News, Perry campaign manager Jeff Miller touted the collective fundraising efforts. “Americans are looking for a tested leader with an optimistic vision for the future, and we are pleased with the broad support Gov. Perry is receiving across the country,” said Miller. “Governor Perry is well positioned and between the campaign and independent sources, the necessary funds will be in place to run a competitive, successful campaign.”

Marco Rubio

SuperPACs Backing Marco Rubio Raise Almost $32 Million

Rubio’s official campaign has not released its fundraising totals yet. Sources close to the campaign told Breitbart News that they would release numbers soon and expressed confidence that the campaign would have the resources needed to be competitive.

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Election Law Experts: Jeb Bush is Violating Campaign Finance Laws

“I have to tell you, I’ve looked at this thing that Jeb Bush has created, I don’t know how in the world that’s legal,” campaign finance lawyer Cleta Mitchell tells Breitbart News, referring to his formation of a leadership PAC and Super PAC, but no known “testing the waters” account.


Hillary II: A Hollywood Production

Hollywood executives are opening their checkbooks–and new Super PACs–for Hillary Clinton as she makes a second run at the presidency. Ted Johnson and James Rainey report for Variety that Hollywood is far more unified behind Clinton than they were in 2008, when Barack Obama successfully split the liberal donor base. This time, heavyweights such as Jeffrey Katzenberg are joining Clinton loyalists like Haim Saban to provide the big money to fuel her 2016 campaign.

rick perry

‘Opportunity and Freedom PAC’ Launched by Rick Perry Supporters

Supporters of former Governor Rick Perry (R-Texas) announced on Thursday the formation of a new Super PAC, the Opportunity and Freedom PAC. The PAC was described in a press release from the group as “a super PAC which will educate voters on Perry’s record as Governor of Texas and promote his vision for the future of America.” Perry has not yet officially declared that he is running for president, but is widely assumed to be preparing for a second attempt at the White House.