People for the American Way

People for the American Way has reported spending a total of $33,475 on independent campaigning so far this year, with 100% benefiting Democratic candidates. Back to group list.


Race Last week Two weeks ago Three weeks ago Total
Kentucky Senate
Opposing Rand Paul (R)
Supporting Jack Conway (D)
$13,000 $0 $0 $13,000
Wisconsin Senate
Opposing Ronald Harold Johnson (R)
Supporting Russ Feingold (D)
$11,350 $0 $0 $11,350
Colorado Senate
Opposing Ken Buck (R)
$5,563 $0 $0 $5,563
Pennsylvania Senate
Opposing Pat Toomey (R)
$3,563 $0 $0 $3,563

SOURCES: Federal Election Commission filings; Washington Post research

NOTE: Totals represent spending in calendar year 2010 and will change as new filings are made or information is amended. Data includes "electioneering communication" and electronically-filed "independent expenditure" spending reported to the Federal Election Commission. Spending on "issue ads" targeting candidates will not be included if it is more than 30 days before a primary or more than 60 days before the general election. "Weeks on list" shows the total number of weeks that a group or race has been in the top ten throughout the year.



By T.W. Farnam and Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso -- The Washington Post

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