The AFL-CIO moved $3 million to a Super PAC for use during the 2014 elections, as well as for its Immigration Activism program.
A Democratic Super PAC has reported raising $5.3 in the first quarter of 2014, including a million-dollar contribution.
The House Majority PAC has now raised $5,285,749 in the first quarter of 2014, leaving $6,968,195 cash on hand as of March 31st. The PACreported it had receipts of $4,262,862 from February 20th to March 31st. Earlier the PAC reported raising $1,022,887 from January 1st through February 19th.
Congress has taken steps to remove public funds from partially paying for national party conventions, but corporations, unions, and individuals will soon be on the hook for making up the difference.
The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill by voice vote to end taxpayer funding for presidential party conventions and use those funds for researching pediatric cancer and other childhood disorders. The funds come from the $3 check-off on taxpayer annual returns.