Nov. 1, 2016 — Lane Flynn, a first-time candidate, has raised more than $21,000 — or 60 percent of all his donations — fro Republican lawmakers. He’s also expected to benefit from two mailings paid for by PRICE PAC, a new SUPER PAC funded by U.S. Rep. Tom Price’s campaign committee.
The Federal Election Commission, which regulates the flow of political cash, has been plagued by persistent gridlock on some key areas of campaign finance. Why’s that important? Because, as a new report shows, more money is coming in and much of it is flowing in through new and barely regulated groups.