in order for him to have any chance of becoming the next U.S. president in November... And i sense eventually this he will do.
G.O.P. Campaigns Grow More Dependent on ‘Super PAC’ Aid
It is very difficult for me to believe that Justices of the Supreme Court, in deciding Citizens United could not foresee what was obvious to me and many others including, probably, you. How could anyone not predict that allowing unlimited money to enter the electoral process would result in the 10th of one percent --whether individuals or corporations -- buying our democracy? Refraining from doing so, if one had the ability and means to do so -- and we know that at least 196 people can, and have -- would require a very particular measure of character.
In light of what we know now the arguments advanced by the majority in Citizens United seem either unbelievably naive or very purposed.
NICHOLAS CONFESSORE - The New York Times
Weeks of intense campaigning in the early nominating states have left the leading Republican presidential candidates increasingly dependent on millions of dollars spent on their behalf by outside 'super PACs,” reports filed with the Federal Election Commission on Monday showed.
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Mitt Romney’s campaign spent close to $19 million during January, almost three times as much as the $6.5 million he raised. He ultimately won two states, New Hampshire and Florida, and ended the month with less than $8 million in cash on hand. Newt Gingrich raised nearly as much, $5.6 million, and spent close to $6 million.
Rick Santorum, who enjoyed a surge of grass-roots donations after being declared the victor in Iowa, raised $4.5 million, as did Representative Ron Paul of Texas. The ...
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