american crossroads

How dark money helped Republicans hold the House and hurt voters   |   December 21, 2012
By Olga Pierce, Justin Elliott and Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica In the November election, a million more Americans voted for Democrats seeking election to the U.S. House of...

 

Did Big Money really lose this election? Hardly.   |   November 9, 2012
After the most money-drenched elections in history -- with close to $6 billion spent on the 2012 presidential and Congressional races alone, by one estimate -- big donors and the...

 

Mystery firm is election's top corporate donor at $5.3 million   |   November 5, 2012
By Michael Beckel and Reity O'Brien, Center for Public Integrity The biggest corporate contributor in the 2012 election so far doesn't appear to make anything -- other...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Super PACs rake in corporate cash   |   February 24, 2012
Number of for-profit businesses that have contributed to so-called "super PACs," independent committees that can raise unlimited sums from individuals, corporations,...

 

The political money elite   |   December 15, 2011
Number of individuals who contributed more than $10,000 to federal political campaigns in the 2010 election cycle: 26,783 Portion of the U.S. population those elite donors...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Follow the fracking money   |   November 11, 2011
Amount natural gas interests have spent in the past decade to fight federal regulation of hydraulic "fracking," a method of tapping underground gas reserves by injecting...