Conservative super PACs log modest hauls in first half of the year

by - August 01, 2013

The post-2012 wariness among conservative donors toward super PACs was evident in the modest takes reported to the Federal Election Commission Wednesday by some of the groups. Republicans for Immigration Reform, a super PAC launched with substantial fanfare last fall by former commerce secretary Carlos Gutierrez and top GOP fundraiser Charlie Spies, brought in just $193,150 in the first half of the year. Spies told The Post in June that “it has been a challenge to get donors on the Republican side to reengage” in the wake of the 2012 elections, in which outside groups reported spending a record $1 billion on campaigns, many with little success.

Conservative super PACs log modest hauls in first half of the year

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