Tea Party Movement Growing More Formal as Activists Create Federal Political Action Committees

Dave Levinthal OpenSecrets.org 3/16/2010

The Tea Party movement, conceived last year from turbulent political ether, prides itself on decentralization.

To that end, it remains a largely leaderless, yet national collective composed primarily of conservatives and libertarians. They march and rally to promote limited government spending and decry politicians’ perceived socialistic tendencies. They tout enhanced individual […]

Landrieu Moves PAC Funds to Vulnerable Democrats

by John McArdle CQ Politics January 7, 2010

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was among the top beneficiaries of campaign donations from Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) leadership Political Action Committee during the second half of 2009, according to a bi-annual Federal Election Commission report filed Thursday.

Landrieu dished out $10,000 to Reid, who is […]