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Mitt Romney at a campaign rally in Bowling Green, Ohio.

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Mitt Romney at a campaign rally in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Big Checks from Big Names Bankroll Romney-Backing Super-PAC

Restore Our Future, a super-PAC supporting Republican Mitt Romney’s campaign for president, amassed $20.7 million in June largely through big checks from familiar Republican donors. More than 60 percent of  the money came from just three wealthy families, today’s Federal...

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Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich ads.

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Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich ads.

King of Negative Ads Goes Positive in Latest Buy

Restore Our Future, a super-PAC supporting Mitt Romney, was a killing machine during the Republican presidential primary contests, blasting opponents Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich with more than $35 million worth of negative ads. But has the super-PAC since embraced its...

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Mitt and Ann Romney with their family in Bedford, N.H.

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Mitt and Ann Romney with their family in Bedford, N.H.

Romney Super-PAC Revives Rosengate for Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day, from Restore Our Future. The super-PAC supporting presumed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said it has a new television ad on the air today that includes comments Obama supporters Hilary Rosen and Bill Maher made last month...

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Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock signs a campaign banner in Indianapolis, on May 8, 2012, after he defeated incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar in the primary.

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Indiana Treasurer Richard Mourdock signs a campaign banner in Indianapolis, on May 8, 2012, after he defeated incumbent Sen. Richard Lugar in the primary.

Mourdock Raises Specter of ‘Obama’s Super-PACs’ in Indiana

It’s a well-worn tactic of a political candidate to plead for campaign funds by painting an apocalyptic portrait of the well-funded opposition. Richard Mourdock needs money. And the Indiana Republican state Treasurer who vanquished Senator Dick Lugar yesterday has his...

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