Political action committees

Cory Booker speaks Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019, in Atlanta. Booker, along with Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Andrew Yang and Tom Steyer, all presidential hopefuls, spoke at the breakfast event hosted by the Al Sharpton's National Action Network. (AP Photo/ Ron Harris)
November 27, 2019 - 5:04 pm
A super PAC formed to support Cory Booker’s Democratic presidential campaign is shutting down. The group’s founder, San Francisco lawyer Steve Phillips, indicated in a news release Wednesday that Dream United had struggled to raise money. Booker, a New Jersey senator, has publicly disavowed support...
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Former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Deval Patrick speaks during news conference at the California Democratic Party's convention Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Long Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
November 17, 2019 - 10:36 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick says he will not discourage potential support from political committees raising huge sums from undisclosed donors for his campaign. The former Massachusetts governor told NBC’s “Meet the Press” that while “I’m not crazy about...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2017 file photo, former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick arrives at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston for the 2017 Profile in Courage award ceremony. Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is telling allies he plans to seek the Democratic presidential nomination. That’s according to a person with knowledge of his plans who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
November 14, 2019 - 7:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is making a late entry into the Democratic presidential race. Patrick announced his bid Thursday in an online video, saying, “I am today announcing my candidacy for president of the United States.” Patrick made history as the first black...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2014, file photo, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during an interview at his Statehouse office in Boston. Former Massachusetts Gov. Patrick is considering making a late run for the Democratic presidential nomination. That is according to people with knowledge of Patrick’s deliberations. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
November 13, 2019 - 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has told allies he will join the 2020 presidential race, according to two people familiar with his plans. An official announcement is expected before Friday, the filing deadline for the New Hampshire primary. Patrick’s move injects a new...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2019 file photo investor and Democratic donor Michael Bills gestures during an interview in Charlottesville, Va. Since 2018, Bills has given more than $2 million to dozens of Democratic candidates and political action committees in an effort to weaken the strength of Dominion Energy, long a dominant force in Virginia politics and a major source of corporate campaign donations. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
November 01, 2019 - 2:38 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's hotly contested legislative races have drawn huge donations from out-of-state special interest groups hoping to send a message on guns, abortion and President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 election cycle. But the biggest individual donor is a Charlottesville man...
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November 01, 2019 - 2:36 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's hotly contested legislative races have drawn huge donations from out-of-state special interest groups hoping to send a message on guns, abortion and President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 election cycle. But the biggest individual donor is a Charlottesville man...
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November 01, 2019 - 2:16 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's hotly contested legislative races have drawn huge donations from out-of-state special interest groups hoping to send a message on guns, abortion and President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 election cycle. But the biggest individual donor is a Charlottesville man...
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November 01, 2019 - 2:12 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A fight between a wealthy investor and the state's biggest power company is helping fuel record-breaking fundraising in Virginia's closely watched legislative races. Investor Michael Bills has given more than $2 million this election cycle to dozens of Democratic candidates and...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters at Hillside High School in Durham, NC on Sunday, Oct 27, 2019. Approximately 850 people attended the rally in Durham. (Bryan Cereijo/The News & Observer via AP)
October 30, 2019 - 3:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Allies of former Vice President Joe Biden formed an outside group this week that would allow wealthy individuals and corporations to spend massive amounts boosting his 2020 Democratic presidential bid. Leaders of the super PAC called Unite the Country filed a statement of...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2019 file photo Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a press conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. Northam is actively campaigning for Democratic legislative candidates ahead of Election Day (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
October 30, 2019 - 1:22 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — When a racist photo was discovered on Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page in February, he became an instant pariah among fellow Democrats. A political death watch took shape as the governor used underground tunnels at the Capitol to stay out of sight. Now, nine months...
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