Super Pacs

SuperPACS Spent Big in AZ

Dec 11, 2012

Three Congressional campaigns in Arizona were some of the most expensive in the country during November’s election.

As election campaigns become more and more expensive, one might think candidates would like all the help they can get.

Dan Raustadt

It’s no exaggeration that big money has changed the political landscape this election year.

The Republican presidential candidates and the president himself have all turned to so-called SuperPacs which can raise unlimited amounts of money.

One of the more successful SuperPacs so far has been the one supporting Mitt Romney.

But one of the former Massachusetts Governor’s most ardent supporters is Arizona Senator John McCain, one of the sponsors of campaign finance reform.

And he's not happy about the contradictions.