AFSCME, the big labor union, is running a misleading ad attacking one of the GOP’s premier House candidates. In an attempt to protect a vulnerable freshman Democrat, Rep. John Boccieri of Ohio, AFSCME badly misrepresents his Republican challenger’s stance on taxation. AFSCME’s ad …
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Alliance for a Better Minnesota
Union-funded group supporting Minnesota Democratic gubernatorial nominee Mark Dayton.
Pro-business, corporate-funded group backing Republican candidate Tom Emmer for governor of Minnesota.
Political action committee supporting Democratic candidates directly and through grassroots campaigns.
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Labor union representing 2.2 million health care, government and property management workers. Leans Democratic.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Lobbying group representing more than 3 million businesses. Leans Right-center.
Republican State Leadership Committee
Focused on electing conservative Republicans to state offices.
Americans United for Change
Democratic-leaning group originally formed in 2005 to oppose President George W. Bush’s Social Security proposal.
American Action Network
Founded by a former Republican senator and a former GOP House aide. Leans GOP/Right-center.
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
Labor union representing 1.6 million employees including health care workers, corrections officers and sanitation workers. Leans Democratic.