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PACs back incumbents; how to cancel an election

PACs back incumbents; how to cancel an election

There’s just no loyalty these days. Our intrepid data reporter Joe Yerardi found that all-in-all, an even 100 PACs that contributed to Republican Congressman Brian Bilbray in 2012 are donating to Democratic Congressman Scott Peters this election cycle. Why? According to one expert, the power of incumbency — the ability to make policy — is driving this mass PAC defection ... Read More »