Campaign Finance

A woman walks outside an East Village apartment building Thursday, March 31. The building houses a fourth-floor apartment where three super PACs are based. PHOTO: Alex Daugherty

East Village apartment is a haven for questionable super PACs

“Restore American Freedom and Liberty” is a super PAC that claims to support conservative candidates for office, but most of its donations end up going to a consulting firm run out of an East Village apartment. The PAC has raised $181,666 during the 2016 election cycle, according to its Federal Election Commission filings. But it […]

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Investing in lobbying pays off

For years, researchers have reported on the market success of companies that invest heavily in lobbying, so a small California-based investment firm decided to offer a chance for its investors to benefit from that success.

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