Seven Questions About Leadership PACs

Posted December 4, 2007 at 1:00am

Q. What is a “leadership” PAC?
Q. Who uses leadership PACs?
Q. How does a politician benefit from operating a leadership PAC?
Q. How does a donor benefit from giving to a leadership PAC?
Q. If politicians routinely use their leadership PACs to donate to candidates in other races, why has Sen. Obama been accused of violating election law?
Q. How much has Clinton’s HillPAC given Barack Obama?
Q. How much has Obama’s Hopefund given Hillary Clinton?