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February 8, 2016

Million-Dollar Contributions Fuel Super PACs

Super PACs continue to be fueled during the first quarter of the election year by extremely large contributions, including million-dollar contributions.

Early filings of the 2014 first quarter campaign finance disclosure reports show two Super PACs have already reported million-dollar contributions.

Working for Working Americans – Federal, a Democratic-oriented Super PAC, reported it gave a $1 million contribution on March 4th to the Senate Majority PAC, a Democratic Super PAC. Working for Working Americans – Federal reported receipts of $757,237 during the quarter, all coming from the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners. Working for Working Americans – Federal has $2,263,378 cash on hand as of March 31st.

The RGA Right Direction PAC, a Republican-oriented Super PAC, reported it received a $1 million contribution on March 18th from the Republican Governors Association, a Section 527 organization. RGA Right Direction PAC has $999,471 cash n hand as of March 31st.

Smaller contributions were also reported. The Working Families for Hawaii, a Democratic-oriented Super PAC, reported receiving $100,000 on March 24th from William Reeves of Honolulu, Hawaii. The Super PAC has $99,915 cash on hand as of March 31st.

The Madison Action Fund, a Republican-oriented Super PAC, reported receiving $50,000 on February 27th from Cary Katz, CEO of College Loan Corporation. Madison Action Fund has $48,055 cash on hand as of March 31st.

First quarter disclosure reports are due on April 15th.

To search detailed money-in-politics databases, visit Political MoneyLine.

  • Scot Chipping

    Without the buffers of private property and free enterprise, collectivist charlatans are more easily able to force people to chase superstitions such as “social justice”.

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