Rep. Todd Akin has record of support for tax exemption, contributions from CULAC.
If money really does talk, then CUNA and NAFCU have been doing the financial equivalent of vocal exercises. The political action committees of both groups each ended last year with six-figure amounts in their coffers, as they gear up for an election year that features a large number of competitive races...
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.
Retail and financial service industries are duking it out over attempts to regulate debit interchange fees.
The sluggish economy caused CUNA and NAFCU PACs to raise less money, but they each had very different spending patterns during last year's campaigns.
Credit unions lost one of their strongest congressional allies this year and will have to deal with more Republicans in both the House and Senate next year.
CUNA's and NAFCU's political action committees spread their financial largesse generously this campaign cycle, though they have been raising and spending less than they did two years ago,
Credit unions lost a close ally when Congressman Paul Kanjorski conceded the race to Hazelton Mayor Lou Barletta.
In politics, the party that controls Congress usually gets the lion's share of the campaign money.