Dave Camp

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and Third Quarter Fundraising

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from October 17 through October 21, 2011.

Supercommittee Member Dave Camp's 3rd Quarter Fundraising

Supercommittee member Dave Camp (R-Mich) has filed his third quarter fundraising numbers. While this isn’t a full analysis, here are some things that stuck out.

Big Oil front group to supercommittee: "let us do our thing"

The American Petroleum Institute (API), the oil industry’s trade association, held a press call today urging deficit reduction “supercommittee” members to let oil companies “do our thing,” which includes maintaining their wasteful taxpayer subsidies.  

Two lobbyists for API have previously served as aides to members of the supercommittee, according to the Center for Responsive Politics (CRP).