An analysis by the Brennan Center for Justice shows a rise in spending in competitive U.S. congressional races by dark money groups.
Brennan also is reporting a rise in single-candidate super PACs.
ABC's This Week: Secretary of State John Kerry; Maen Areikat, ambassador and chief representative, PLO Delegation to the U.S.; Ron Dermer, Israel's ambassador to the U.S.
For a year, The Associated Press has been tracking movements and machinations of more than a dozen prospective presidential candidates.
Here’s the latest presidential prep checklist:
When Charlie Crist went to Miami's Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what few politicians have in decades of scrounging for votes in the Cuban-American neighborhood: End the trade embargo against Cuba.
"If you really care about people on the island, we need to get rid of the embargo and let freedom reign," he said, shouting above a small band of protesters who responded with chants of "Shame on you!"
A group of Republican mayors — including Appleton Mayor Timothy Hanna — is encouraging the GOP-led House to pass a bill to ban workplace discrimination against LGBT people.
The Log Cabin Republicans, a gay GOP group, announced the endorsement of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, which passed with bi-partisan support in the U.S. Senate but then stalled in the U.S. House, where Republican leaders have refused to allow any action.
Democrats plan to travel to six cities this summer to evaluate potential sites for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
Officials with the Democratic National Committee are studying how each city might accommodate the tens of thousands of party leaders and activists who will flock to the convention, where the party will nominate its next presidential candidate.
In Louisiana and Mississippi, where the political chessboard can at times be entertaining and campaigns can be volatile, this election season is living up to expectations.
Let’s start with the marquee match-up in Mississippi.
It's considered bad form for politicians to say things that are not true.
Wisconsin's Libertarian Party has filed a complaint with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board alleging that the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association is violating state campaign finance law with its proposed broadcast debate for gubernatorial candidates.
Andy Craig, a candidate for secretary of state on the Libertarian slate, filed the complaint in cooperation with Robert Burke, the Libertarian candidate for governor.
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows tomorrow include: