Newark mayor's ratings dropping, but credit union-friendly Booker still leads opponent in polls.
U.S. Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) has defeated three primary challengers to hold on to his party's nomination for his seat.
CUNA, NAFCU spread donations across parties, chambers.
Wait till next year. That’s the motto of fans whose teams have a disappointing season, and it’s also sums up the political strategies of CUNA and NAFCU.
Nevada, New York vacancies both triggered by congressional sex scandals.
During the first five months of 2011, CUNA’s political action committee received $502,266 in contributions toward its efforts to influence the outcome of political campaigns, and NAFCU’s fundraising efforts netted $53,669, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
Top political strategists for CUNA and NAFCU said it is too early to determine what the national political trends will be next year but they are determined to ensure that credit unions have more allies on Capitol Hill who can help further the industry’s agenda.
If money, as a former state official said, is the mother’s milk of politics, neither major CU trade is in danger of being lactose deprived any time soon.