fiscal cliff

They Aren't Finished

In case you thought the influx of big money political ad buys was over, Crossroads GPS is here to prove you wrong. Last week, Crossroads has announced a $500,000 fiscal cliff ad buy targeting President Obama's tax plan.

Roll Call notes that this is just "the latest sign that outside groups that spent record sums on the recent election are shifting their unrestricted money to lobbying."

NEW REPORT: Un-Shared Sacrifice: How ‘Fix the Debt’ Companies Buy Washington Influence & Rig the Game

Public Campaign released a new report: "Un-Shared Sacrifice: How ‘Fix the Debt’ Companies Buy Washington Influence & Rig the Game" yesterday, which details how a coalition of 95 companies, including some of the country’s largest corporations, are urging Congress to “Fix the Debt,” through a plan that mostly hurts middle class families while preserving tax breaks and windfalls for big corporations.

From the executive summary: