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Tonight's Winner: Big Money

To: Editorial Writers and Interested Journalists
From: Public Campaign Action Fund
Date: November 2, 2010
Subject: Tonight’s winner--big money

The 2010 election has been dominated by headlines about anonymous donors, special interest influence, and record-breaking campaign spending and fundraising. Democrats will say Republican millionaires bought the election. Republicans will say that voters are just angry at Congress’ leftward shift and responded with their money and their votes. Both are too simplistic.

Memo: A $2 Billion Cycle for House and Senate Candidates

To: Editorial Writers and Interested Journalists
From: Public Campaign Action Fund and Common Cause
Date: October 26, 2010

 

Subject: $2 billion

The Washington Post reported this morning that based on its own estimate of Senate races and a new projection from Public Campaign Action Fund regarding House races, congressional candidates will spend nearly $2 billion this election cycle—a record breaking statistic.