Super PACs: Shortcut to Running for Office?

Want to run for office? Try test-driving a super Pac. They're the muscle behind this year's presidential campaigns, although they're legally barred from coordinating with them. But any serious candidate must have a friendly super Pac to secretly raise untold sums from rich benefactors. It's a role that could evolve in years to come, say political insiders. Don't be surprised if the seeds of a 2016 presidential campaign start with an innocuously named super Pac in 2012. It's not clear how the...Full Story
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