While it was pushing for a doc fix to delay cuts in Medicare payments to physicians, the PAC of orthopaedic surgeons contributed over $360,000 to Congressional candidates, leadership PACs, and party committees during the first quarter of the year.
The award for most efficient fundraising this year will probably go to House candidate Debbie Dingell, who in 32 days spent less than $12,000 and raised over a half million dollars.
A Super PAC encouraging a presidential run by Hillary Clinton has spent over $1.5 million for online advertising during the last 15 months and raised over $5.7 million.
The Democratic Governors Association reported raising $11,722,581 and spending $6,753,330 during the first quarter of the year.
Under the chairmanship of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the Republican Governors Association reported more than $22 million in donations during the first quarter of the year.
Funds from a political action committee founded by former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., were given in March to eighteen party committees in New Hampshire, where Brown is now a U.S. Senate candidate.
Corporations that stated they would voluntarily disclose their political contributions have been criticized by an organization that went through I.R.S. reports of the recipients to see if the corporations disclosed all.
The war chest of a Republican-oriented Super PAC has been filled by three donors giving hundreds of thousands of dollars in March, but the funds are being spent against a Democrat and several Republicans.
The Super PAC of John Bolton, a former ambassador to the United Nations and former Assistant Attorney General in the Reagan administration, has raised large contributions from Republican donors in the first quarter.
The federal political action committee of former Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin has had sudden surge in giving to U.S. Senate candidates around the country.
Two million-dollar hedge fund donors are helping to strengthen a Super PAC for the 2014 elections. The Super PAC had only a quarter of a million dollars in receipts last year.
New fundraising reports show the Realtors have engaged more than 75 individual realtors from 35 states to contribute during March to the leadership PAC of Rep. Eric Cantor, R-Va., the House Majority Leader.
The Federal Election Commission has announced civil penalties for campaign finance violations by the committees of a current U.S. Senator, a former presidential candidate, and a New York corporation.
While considering immigration legislation, and holding a March hearing on the Internet sales tax issue, Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, received over $143,000 from Internet and high-tech company PACs, their executives and lobbyists.
Goodlattes joint fundraising committee, Goodlatte Victory Committee, reported it had receipts of $149,400 and disbursements of $148,768 from January 1 to March 31st., leaving $6,847 cash on hand. All but $6,000 of the receipts came in during