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Pro-Walker group accused of 'sanitizing' campaign contributions

The Alaska Public Offices Commission has filed a complaint against two political action committees that backed Gov. Bill Walker's campaign in the 2014 election.The complaint, dated Nov. 3, alleges Your Future...
Can super PAC support save cash-strapped Perry bid?

...Opportunity and Freedom" in its name, amassed almost $17 million over the same period.Those groups, both super political action committees, are barred by federal rules from talking directly to the candidate they support.But it became apparent...
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New testimony shows Clinton 'devastated' by Benghazi attack

...of them" and "honoring their service."The release of the testimony coincided with new TV ads Wednesday by a political action committee that supports Clinton focusing on comments by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., that...
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Clinton group gets $1 million from untraceable donors

...The seven-figure donation, made June 29 to the pro-Clinton Priorities USA Action, came from another super political action committee, called Fair Share Action. Its two lone contributors are Fair Share Inc. and Environment America Inc...
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My Turn: Juneau's boneless chicken ranch caucus

...present budget impasse.Many political groups are not fooled by these political machinations and will be raising Political Action Committee money to fire up the deep fryer in the upcoming 2016 election. However, I digress.House Bill 2002 is...
Consultant creates super PAC for Anchorage mayor's race

...Coffey, the Alaska Dispatch News reported.Hackney last year coordinated the "Alaska Energy, America's Values" political action committee that spent $1 million to support Dan Sullivan's successful bid for U.S. Senate."Anchorage Likes...
Lawsuit against Palin stalled over confidentiality

...newspaper and other publications, sued Palin in 2013, saying the former Republican vice presidential candidate's political action committee website was illegally using a photo taken by a Record photographer at the World Trade Center. The lawsuit...
Parnell gets boost from Romney

...lieutenant governor.On Monday, Palin included Walker and Mallott among candidates listed in an email from her political action committee urging people to vote for conservatives. Palin wrote that the Walker team is among those "ready to take...
Mine project splits major state industries

...should make the call.Begich and his supporters have hammered Sullivan on the issue. The Democratic-aligned super political action committee Vote-Vets spent more than $600,000 on a television ad featuring a veteran who is now a fisherman complaining...
Sullivan's parents donate to Rove-affiliated group

...Members of Sullivan's previously gave $375,000 to Alaska's Energy/America's Values, a pro-Sullivan super political action committee run by Anchorage political consultant Art Hackney. Hackney also has served as a strategist for American...


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