Politics Oct 02

2020 election spending poised to reach nearly $11 billion

A new reports says candidates running for federal office and political action committees will spend nearly $11 billion dollars during the 2020 election cycle, a jaw-dropping sum that will far surpass what campaigns have spent in the past.

Nov 11

Money is pretty good predictor of who will win elections

We already know that the $4 billion spent on this midterm election was more than any other midterm in history. It was the most on congressional elections ever, including during a presidential year. What do the numbers really tell us?…

Sep 22

Outside spending eclipses all past midterms

Today in the Morning Line: Outside money breaks record Where’s the money going? North Carolina might be election night’s Rosetta Stone Obama to preside before UN Security Council Lois Lerner breaks her silence The Outsiders: Back in April,…