Who's contributing money, who's receiving money and how's it being spent?
- OpenSecrets.org: Your Guide to the Money in American Elections
A "nonpartisan guide to money’s influence on U.S. elections and public policy," from the Center for Responsive Politics. Offers funding profiles for candidates, politicians, political parties and elections. Covers personal finances, outside spending, earmarks, PACS and interest groups, 527s and "heavy hitters." This is a major website on politics and money.
- Tracking Campaign Ad Cash Not For Fainthearted
In October 2010, NPR reporters Peter Overby and Andrea Seabrook tried to learn how much one could find out about the sources of all the money coursing into Senate and House races that year, especially about the money from the often shadowy, ostensibly non-political groups behind the money.
- Voters Say They Want To Know Who Funds Ads (NPR)
"It's often overlooked in stories on money and politics this campaign season, but the easy path for corporate money to flow into partisan politics was opened, in large part, by the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United." Voters are frustrated. [Transcript and podcast of program]