Skip to comments.Super PAC, Outside Spending Chiefs Make Big Bucks (American Crossroads, US Chamber of Amnesty)
Posted on 01/20/2014 12:03:33 PM PST by jimbo123
Recently released tax forms shed light on the big salaries that an elite corps of political organizers earned during the 2012 elections and those who made the most often boasted the fewest wins.
The new disclosures reveal fresh specifics about the six- and seven-figure salaries reaped by the political consultants, lawyers, fundraisers and media buyers who ran the top super PACs and politically active nonprofits in 2012.
Steven Law, the president of the American Crossroads super PAC and its tax-exempt affiliate, Crossroads Grassroots Policy Strategies, made $1.1 million during the election cycle. That includes $602,935 from Crossroads GPS in 2011 and $637,562 in 2012. Together the super PAC and the nonprofit spent more than $325 million on the election but had an underwhelming return on investment. According to the Sunlight Foundation, 1.3 percent of the super PACs money supported candidates who won and opposed candidates who lost in the general election. The Crossroads GPS return on investment was 14.4 percent.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue pulled in $5.5 million in 2012, making him one of the top-paid association executives in the nation that year. For the entire election cycle, Donohue made $10.4 million, according to the chambers 990s from 2011 and 201
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They make money the old fashioned way. They pimp corrupt politicians.
I will not vote for anyone funded by the US Chamber of Commerce, Business Roundtable, or American Crossroads. Those groups support Amnesty, Globalism, and Terrorism. If more conservatives did same, these groups become irrelevant