Tag Archives: Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Leadership Fund PAC

Independent groups pump money into legislative races

The six major business-backed spending groups have poured more than $2.6 million worth of independent expenditures into legislative races as of October 22. Campaign finance reports released today show that a national GOP political group has pumped more than half a million dollars this month in the bid to preserve GOP control of the Legislature.

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Campaign finance snapshot: How business PACs are faring versus past cycles

Following on our snapshot of MN Forward, the new post-Citizens United business political PAC, here's a look at how some other prominent business-related PACs are doing with their fundraising compared to the same reporting period in the 2008 and 2006 election cycles. (Remember, however, that this year's pre-primary reporting deadline is roughly one month earlier than in past cycles.)

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