INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING MONEY &
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Campaign Finance Information Center
A service of Investigative Reporters and Editors, with searchable
Center for Public Integrity
Links to information in all 50 states, reports, and databases.
Center for Responsive Politics
Has a database of contributions, searchable by zip code, and offers
a weekly e-mail update.
Common Cause-Soft Money Laundromat
Searchable database of donors to party national committees.
Covering Money and Politics
A resource guide from Columbia Journalism Review.
Federal Election Commission
Contributions and financial reports filed by candidates, parties
Money and Politics Blog
Western Knight Center collects and highlights good stories.
Mother Jones "Coin-Op Congress"
Searchable database and investigative stories
National Association of Business PACs
Trade association that promotes PACs and opposes limits or bans.
National Institute on Money in State Politics
Tracks contributions to state candidates.
Federal campaign data, user friendly, but some content requires
See how candidates are using the Internet for fundraising and other
Project Vote Smart
Contribution histories, issue positions and links to other political
Advocacy group offers e-mail bulletins, state resources, and special
Includes handbooks on money and politics, with story ideas and resources.
Web-based news service tracks stories about campaign finance from
around the country.