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MoveOn.org's PAC struggles with fundraising

The political action fund for MoveOn.org is poised to have its worst fundraising year since forming in the 2004 election cycle, according to recent federal filings. The liberal group recently sent a request for donations with this message, “It's like picking which of your kids you love the most. I just can't do it. But I'll be honest, if we can't increase our budget, we're going to have to pull the plug now on some absolutely crucial campaigns.”

 

Colbert's Super PAC has raised over $1 million

Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert's sway in the presidential election might be a joke, but he's got some real financial muscle. The comedian disclosed Tuesday that his Americans for a Better Tomorrow "super" political action committee has raised a staggering $1.02 million. PACs were required to submit their financial reports to the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday.

 

Jon Huntsman's dad floated super PAC $1.9 million

The super PAC supporting Jon Huntsman’s aborted presidential bid raised $2.7 million – $1.9 million of which came from his father. The group, Our Destiny PAC, was seen as an example of how a single donor could use the new breed of political group to float a cash-strapped candidacy.

 

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