Author Smith, Melissa M
Title Dark Money, Super PACs, and the 2012 Election
Imprint Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books, 2014
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Series Lexington Studies in Political Communication
Lexington Studies in Political Communication
Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter One: Introduction: The Genesis of Super PACs in the 2010 Midterm Elections -- Chapter Two: Major Super PACs and Supporters: An Overview -- Chapter Three: The Republican Primaries: Mitt Romney and Restore Our Future -- Chapter Four: Democratic Super PACs Active in the 2012 Republican Primary -- Chapter Five: Major Democratic Super PACs in General Election -- Chapter Six: President Barack Obama and Priorities USA Action -- Chapter Seven: Not-For-Profit Super PACs -- Chapter Eight: Major Republican Super PACs -- Chapter Nine: Romney and Restore Our Future 2: The General Election -- Chapter Ten: Karl Rove and American Crossroads -- Chapter Eleven: Lone Mavericks -- Chapter Twelve: Looking Back, Looking Forward: Conclusions and Discussion -- About the Authors -- Index
This book helps identify and explain how the new federal campaign finance rules changed the way campaigns were run and paid for in 2012, along with shifting the balance of power from political parties to third-party interest groups
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Link Print version: Smith, Melissa M. Dark Money, Super PACs, and the 2012 Election Blue Ridge Summit : Lexington Books,c2014 9780739185414
Subject United States. -- Congress -- Elections, 2012.;Campaign funds -- United States.;Political action committees -- United States.;Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2012.;United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
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