President Barack Obama’s campaign added 90 new big-money bundlers in the fourth quarter, bringing its army of major backers to 445, according to information released by the campaign Tuesday.
Winning Our Future, the super PAC associated with former Newt Gingrich and credited with keeping his campaign alive, raised $2.1 million in 2011, according to a report filed Tuesday night with the Federal Election Commission.
A handful of Democratic super PACs and nonprofits reported raising together just over $19 million last year, a paltry sum compared to the leading GOP groups.
Mitt Romney cemented his position as the favorite to win the GOP nomination with a first-place finish in Florida Tuesday thanks in no small part to an outside spending group that raised $30 million last year, more than the campaigns of any one of his rivals.
TRENTON – Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is worth up to $170 million. No one has won the game’s top prize since a Pennsylvania couple claimed the jackpot worth $128.8 million in the Christmas Eve drawing last year.
The Earned Income Tax Credit is a financial boost for workers earning $49,078 or less in 2011. Four of five eligible taxpayers filed for and received their EITC last year. The IRS wants you to get what you earned also, if you are eligible.
Herman Cain, barely two weeks after suspending his presidential bid, founded his own super PAC called Cain Connections.
TRENTON – A bill that would protect good Samaritans who use an automated external defibrillator while attempting to save someone’s life from civil liability was approved unanimously Monday by the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee.
TRENTON – When Gov. Chris Christie proposed a state income tax cut in his State of the State speech earlier this month, he said, “Every New Jerseyan will get a cut in taxes…. Everyone made the sacrifice. Everyone will share in the benefit.”
Make sure you have all the needed documents, including all your Forms W-2, before you file your 2011 tax return. You should receive an IRS Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from each of your employers. Employers have until Jan. 31, 2012 to issue your 2011 Form W-2 earnings statement.