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AMERICAN FUTURE FUND, 2012 CYCLE

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Contributions are as of the last report.

This group is not a political committee
Filing Frequency: Quarterly

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Independent Expenditures (during 2012 cycle): $23,959,072.78
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Independent Expenditure Summary

Negative: 42%   Opposes Democrats: $10,145,391.01   Opposes Republicans: $0.00
Positive: 52%   Supports Democrats: $0.00   Supports Republicans: $12,487,606.77

This table shows the overall total amount spent by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in independent expenditures in the 2012 election cycle.

Race Candidate Support/oppose Amount
President ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $11,316,568.00
President OBAMA, BARACK (D) winner Oppose $6,805,286.76
NV (Senate) BERKLEY, SHELLEY (D) Oppose $1,299,599.39
President OBAMA, BARACK (D) winner $1,296,075.00
AZ-1 (House) PATON, JONATHAN (R) Support $785,598.32
AZ-9 (House) SINEMA, KYRSTEN (D) winner Oppose $573,361.67
CA-26 (House) BROWNLEY, JULIA (D) winner Oppose $500,841.64
NM (Senate) HEINRICH, MARTIN TREVOR (D) winner Oppose $335,715.79
WI (Senate) BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) winner Oppose $261,135.00
AZ-1 (House) KIRKPATRICK, ANN (D) winner Oppose $217,618.54
ND (Senate) BERG, RICHARD A (R) Support $182,900.00
WI (Senate) HOVDE, ERIC D (R) Support $120,471.00
IA-1 (House) BRALEY, BRUCE L (D) winner Oppose $96,005.00
IN (Senate) MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) Support $46,155.69
MI-11 (House) BENTIVOLIO, KERRY (R) winner $30,000.00
IL-11 (House) BIGGERT, JUDY (R) Support $30,000.00
OH (Senate) BROWN, SHERROD (D) winner Oppose $15,192.89
IA-4 (House) VILSACK, CHRISTIE (D) Oppose $13,574.00
VA (Senate) KAINE, TIMOTHY MICHAEL (D) winner Oppose $8,530.29
IN (Senate) DONNELLY, JOSEPH S (D) winner Oppose $6,082.19
FL (Senate) NELSON, BILL (D) winner Oppose $4,127.84
IN-5 (House) MCINTOSH, DAVID MARTIN (R) Support $3,913.76
ND (Senate) HEITKAMP, HEIDI (D) winner Oppose $3,063.59
MT (Senate) TESTER, JON (D) winner Oppose $2,241.29
OH (Senate) MANDEL, JOSH (R) Support $2,000.00
NE (Senate) KERREY, J ROBERT (D) Oppose $1,983.29
MO (Senate) MCCASKILL, CLAIRE (D) winner Oppose $1,031.84

Independent Expenditures

This table shows the independent expenditures of $10,000 or more made by this group supporting or opposing federal candidates in the 2012 election cycle. To view a more detailed file of all such spending, click here.

Date Committee Candidate Support/Oppose Amount State Purpose
2012-11-05 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $79,900.00 Radio and online advertising
2012-11-05 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $17,738.00 Social media production & placement: "Wisconsin Endorsement"
2012-11-02 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $11,825.00 Social media production & placement: "New Hampshire Endorsement"
2012-11-02 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $120,077.50 Social media production & placement: "Obama Receipt"
2012-11-02 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $120,377.50 Social media production & placement: "Benghazi"
2012-11-02 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $120,377.50 Social media production & placement: "Romney Leadership"
2012-11-02 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $433,336.66 Search ad: "Presidential"
2012-11-02 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BROWN, SHERROD (D) Oppose $15,192.89 OH Search ad: "OH"
2012-11-02 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $10,977.50 Social media production: "Fed Up"
2012-11-01 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BERKLEY, SHELLEY (D) Oppose $750,000.00 AZ TV ad placement: "Battle Born"
2012-11-01 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND HEINRICH, MARTIN TREVOR (D) Oppose $335,000.00 NM TV ad production & placement: "Tomorrow 2"
2012-11-01 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $1,000,000.00 TV ad production & placement: "Delphi"
2012-10-31 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $123,189.00 Social media placement: "Hands"
2012-10-31 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $487,257.00 Social media placement: "Real Solutions"
2012-10-31 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $17,200.00 Social media production & placement: "Iowa Endorsement"
2012-10-31 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $109,872.00 Social media production & placement: "Florida Endorsement"
2012-10-29 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $79,900.00 Radio and online advertising
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $86,789.00 Social media production & placement: "Hands"
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $86,789.00 Social media placement: "Not Optimal"
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $86,789.00 Social media placement: "Out of Time"
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND PATON, JONATHAN (R) Support $500,000.00 AZ TV ad production & placement: "Listening"
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $424,910.00 Radio ad production & placement: "Worried"
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $424,910.00 Radio ad production & placement: "Party Line"
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $424,910.00 Radio ad production & placement: "Every Day"
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $2,049,850.00 TV ad placement: "Real Solutions"
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $1,102,000.00 TV ad placement: "A New Path"
2012-10-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BIGGERT, JUDY (R) Support $30,000.00 IL Radio ad production & placement: "Biggert"
2012-10-25 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $21,500.00 Social media production & placement: "Reno Endorsement"
2012-10-25 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $64,700.00 Social media production & placement: "Orlando Endorsement""
2012-10-25 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $277,328.00 TV ad production & placement: "Real Solutions"
2012-10-24 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BALDWIN, TAMMY (D) Oppose $256,000.00 WI TV ad production & placement: "Paper"
2012-10-24 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $256,000.00 TV ad production & placement: "Paper"
2012-10-24 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $682,950.00 TV ad production & placement: "Hands"
2012-10-24 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $682,950.00 TV ad production & placement: "Tied"
2012-10-23 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BROWNLEY, JULIA (D) Oppose $500,000.00 CA TV ad production & placement: "Raises"
2012-10-22 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $80,000.00 Social media production & placement: "Not Optimal"
2012-10-22 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $79,900.00 Radio and online advertising
2012-10-19 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $326,000.00 TV ad placement: "A New Path"
2012-10-17 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $38,500.00 Social media placement: "Laugh"
2012-10-17 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $100,000.00 Social media production & placement: "Who's in Charge?"
2012-10-17 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BRALEY, BRUCE L (D) Oppose $12,632.00 IA Voter contact mail production & postage: "Medicare #1"
2012-10-17 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $545,025.00 TV ad placement: "A New Path"
2012-10-17 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND PATON, JONATHAN (R) Support $60,560.00 AZ TV ad placement: "Fought"
2012-10-17 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND SINEMA, KYRSTEN (D) Oppose $63,000.00 AZ TV ad placement: "Changed"
2012-10-17 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BRALEY, BRUCE L (D) Oppose $12,632.00 IA Voter contact mail production & postage: "Medicare #3"
2012-10-17 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BRALEY, BRUCE L (D) Oppose $12,632.00 IA Voter contact mail production & postage: "Medicare #4"
2012-10-16 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BRALEY, BRUCE L (D) Oppose $12,632.00 IA Voter contact mail production & postage: "Medicare #2"
2012-10-16 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $60,000.00 Social media placement: "A New Path"
2012-10-16 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $140,000.00 Social media placement: "Real Solutions"
2012-10-16 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $90,000.00 Online display ads
2012-10-16 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $1,080,000.00 Social media placement: "Fed Up"
2012-10-16 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $630,000.00 Social media placement: "Real Solutions"
2012-10-15 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $79,900.00 Radio and online advertising
2012-10-10 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BRALEY, BRUCE L (D) Oppose $15,159.00 IA Voter contact mail production & postage: "China #3"
2012-10-10 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $92,500.00 Social media production & placement: "Heartbeat"
2012-10-10 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $602,280.00 TV ad production & placement: "A New Path"
2012-10-10 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BRALEY, BRUCE L (D) Oppose $15,159.00 IA Voter contact mail production & postage: "China #2"
2012-10-09 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $53,600.00 Social media production & placement: "A New Path"
2012-10-09 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $201,618.18 Outdoor ad production & placement: Billboards
2012-10-09 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $79,900.00 Radio and online advertising
2012-10-04 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $120,000.00 Social media production & placement: "Out of Time"
2012-10-04 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BRALEY, BRUCE L (D) Oppose $15,159.00 IA Voter contact mail production & postage: "China #1"
2012-10-04 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND VILSACK, CHRISTIE (D) Oppose $13,574.00 IA Voter contact mail production & postage: "Warning Signs"
2012-10-02 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $342,700.00 TV ads production & placement: "Security" & "Decision"
2012-10-01 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $100,000.00 Social media placement: "Heartbeat" & "Promises"
2012-10-01 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Unknown $500,000.00 Social media production & placement: "Four Years" & "Promises"
2012-10-01 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND KIRKPATRICK, ANN (D) Oppose $31,105.22 AZ Voter contact mail production & postage
2012-10-01 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND SINEMA, KYRSTEN (D) Oppose $29,570.03 AZ Voter contact mail production & postage
2012-10-01 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $482,615.00 TV ad production & placement: "Four Years"
2012-09-28 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $50,000.00 Social media placement: "Promises"
2012-09-28 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $260,700.00 TV ad production & placement: "Confidence"
2012-09-28 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $89,010.00 Radio ad production & placement: "Confidence"
2012-09-28 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $30,000.00 Social media production & placement: "Confidence"
2012-09-27 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $50,000.00 Social media placement: "Heartbeat"
2012-09-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $80,000.00 Social media placement: "Promises"
2012-09-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND PATON, JONATHAN (R) Support $22,400.00 AZ Radio ad: "Who"
2012-09-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND PATON, JONATHAN (R) Support $169,305.00 AZ TV ad production & placement: "Fought"
2012-09-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND KIRKPATRICK, ANN (D) Oppose $169,305.00 AZ TV ad production & placement: "Walk"
2012-09-25 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $514,300.00 TV ad production & placement: "Promises"
2012-09-25 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $100,000.00 Social media placement: "Promises"
2012-09-25 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND KIRKPATRICK, ANN (D) Oppose $16,666.68 AZ Social media placement & production: "Walk"
2012-09-25 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND PATON, JONATHAN (R) Support $33,333.32 AZ Social media placement and production: "Fought" & "Who"
2012-09-24 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $988,020.00 Voter contact mail - "Ryan Booklet"
2012-09-21 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $52,500.00 Social media: "Promises"
2012-09-18 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND SINEMA, KYRSTEN (D) Oppose $308,250.00 AZ TV ad: "Changed"
2012-09-18 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND SINEMA, KYRSTEN (D) Oppose $112,000.00 AZ Radio ad: "Changed"
2012-09-18 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND SINEMA, KYRSTEN (D) Oppose $60,000.00 AZ Social media: "Changed"
2012-09-13 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Unknown $796,075.00 TV ad placement: "Janesville"
2012-09-13 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $200,000.00 Social media placement: "Janesville"
2012-09-07 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $11,072.00 Social media placement and production: "Heartbeat"
2012-09-07 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $146,300.00 TV ad placement: "Janesville"
2012-09-05 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $23,000.00 Social media placement and production: "Heartbeat"
2012-09-05 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $10,000.00 Social media placement: "What's at Stake"
2012-09-05 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $32,374.42 Social media production: "What's at Stake"
2012-08-22 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BERKLEY, SHELLEY (D) Oppose $75,800.00 NV Social media advertisement
2012-08-22 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BERG, RICHARD A (R) Support $19,900.00 ND Social media advertisement
2012-08-22 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND OBAMA, BARACK (D) Oppose $692,497.50 Voter contact mail - "Blame"
2012-08-20 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BERKLEY, SHELLEY (D) Oppose $472,000.00 NV TV advertisement - "Battle Born"
2012-08-20 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BERG, RICHARD A (R) Support $163,000.00 ND TV advertisement - "Choice"
2012-08-11 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND ROMNEY, MITT / RYAN, PAUL D. (R) Support $20,000.00 Media placement - 'Comeback Team'
2012-08-09 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND HOVDE, ERIC D (R) Support $12,060.00 WI Media production
2012-08-08 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND HOVDE, ERIC D (R) Support $98,100.00 WI Media placement - "Changed"
2012-08-08 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND HOVDE, ERIC D (R) Support $10,311.00 WI Media placement - phones
2012-07-26 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND BENTIVOLIO, KERRY (R) Unknown $30,000.00 MI Media Placement
2012-05-08 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) Support $23,813.82 IN GOTV phone calls
2012-05-07 AMERICAN FUTURE FUND MOURDOCK, RICHARD E (R) Support $22,341.87 IN GOTV phone calls