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Lobbyists Have Bundled Nearly $3 Million for Romney Campaign

While Mitt Romney has yet to release the full list of people “bundling” campaign contributions for his campaign like President Obama, he is required to disclose information about registered lobbyists that are helping to raise money for his campaign.

CEO of Closed Factory Mitt Romney Visited Is a Donor to His Campaign

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney visited an Ohio factory today, closed before President Obama took office, to criticize the president’s economic policies. The National Gypsum Company, a leading drywall manufacturer, owned the factory. Romney visited another closed Gypsum factory a few months ago in Tampa.

Mitt Romney's Tax Plan: Of, By, and For His Big Donors?

Mitt Romney has filed for an extension on his 2011 tax returns, but most Americans will have already paid their 2011 taxes, by and large, by Tuesday. Mitt Romney, who is decidedly not a wage-earner or a salaried employee like most Americans, has to pay taxes on the dividends and interest he’s received – taxes that he’d rather not discuss. It’s the perfect contrast to Romney’s economic beliefs and those of the American people.

Obama v. GOP-backed Super PACs

The first shots have already been fired, but the 2012 super PAC war between Mitt Romney-supportive super PACs and President Obama is only getting started. Politico reports today on how President Obama plans to fight back against the expected huge spending by Republican super PACs, by outing those big money special interests and billionaires who are behind the negative ad's.

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.

Ken "Insufficient Influence" Griffin Gives $100k to Romney Super PAC

Just weeks before billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin said in an interview that the wealthy have “insufficient influence” in our political process,” he wrote a check for $100,000 to the Romney-aligned “Restore Our Future” super PAC, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission.

Five NFL Team Owners Have Donated to Romney's Campaign

“But I’ve got a lot of good friends, the owner of the Miami Dolphins, and the New York Jets — both owners are friends of mine,” Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said in an interview today when asked about NFL’s most sought after free agent Peyton Manning.

The Insufficient Influence of the Wealthy

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) traveled to Florida recently to help raise money for embattled Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.). “Two Bentleys, an Aston Martin and a Maserati” sat parked outside, according to a report from the Bradenton Herald.

Two Bentleys, an Aston Martin, and a Maserati.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and Election 2012: The Year of the Billionaire?

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from January 20 through March 9, 2012.

Billionaires to Fete Mitt Romney At Upcoming NYC Fundraiser

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has consistently won voters with incomes $100,000 and up according to this year’s exit polls. He has struggled, though, with middle class voters. When he says things like “Corporations are people” and “I’m not concerned about the very poor,” it’s no wonder.