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Super PACs, nonprofits favored Romney over Obama

Super PACs and nonprofits unleashed by Citizens United have spent more than $840 million on the 2012 election, with the overwhelming majority favoring Republicans.The Supreme Court decision helped Romney neutralize Obama's fundraising advantage.... Read more»

Fact check

Is ‘Big Oil’ backing Romney?

A pro-Obama TV ad says that "big oil" pledged $200 million to help Mitt Romney, making him the industry's "$200 million man." But that's a pretty slippery claim.... Read more»1

Obama changes stance on super PACs

President Obama's campaign announced Tuesday it would be supporting a super PAC founded by two former White House staffers, Priorities USA Action, which says on its website, "We are at the forefront of efforts to draw clear contrasts between progressive policies and those of the far right."... Read more»

Factcheck: Dueling economic ads

A conservative group's ad makes the rise in unemployment under President Obama appear worse than it actually is. And in a counter-attack ad, a liberal group offers its spin on GOP economic plans. (with video)... Read more»

Obama groups raise $4-5 million in first two months

Two Democratic groups seeking big bucks to boost President Obama’s re-election have tapped several high-powered fundraisers to help rope in $4 million to $5 million in the first two months. ... Read more»