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PACs Report Their Biggest Month for Giving

Several political action committees of major companies, unions, and issue groups reported their highest levels of monthly giving this cycle for contributions to candidates and political committees.  

With primaries underway, some general election candidates already identified, and Congress still in session, several PACs reported May was their largest month for giving this cycle. PACs filing monthly disclosure reports must file on or before June 20th.  

Operating Engineers Union PAC Gives Out More than $750K

An international labor union has reported giving out more than $750,000 to federal candidates and committees during February.  

The PAC of the International Union of Operating Engineers reported it contributed $769,500 to federal candidates and committees during February. The PAC gave $419,500 to candidates, leadership PACs, and political party committees. The PAC gave $350,000 to Super PACs.  

Big Donors Add to War Chests of Super PACs

Individuals and organizations are continuing to add more funds to Super PACs for use on independent expenditures in the 2014 elections.  

New political finance reports covering February financial activity show wealthy individuals and organizations are strengthening the accounts of Super PACs with contributions of $100,000 or more.