Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) survived his recall election last night, buoyed by millions in contributions from the country’s wealthiest Americans. As Mother Jones points out, Walker outraised his opponent Tom Barrett by a 7:1 margin, or $30.5 million to $4 million. Two-thirds of Walker’s money came from out-of-state.
Public Campaign Communications Director Adam Smith appeared on Current TV's War Room with Jennifer Granholm last night to discuss billionaire-backed super PACs and the 2012 election. Smith was joined by Republic Report's Lee Fang.
The Chronicles of Money, Politics, "Insufficient Influence," Freshman Fundraising in Paradise, and the Plunger of Justice
Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from March 12 through March 23, 2012.
Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from January 20 through March 9, 2011.