“…. only 5% of the $7.1 million spent by Feingold’s PAC went directly to federal candidates and political parties from January 2011 to March 2015. The bulk of the money was spent on fundraising, staff salaries and administrative expenses.
Nearly 90% of the budget for Progressives United Inc., a political nonprofit, went for fundraising and staff salaries. Most of the employees were former Feingold campaign aides and Senate staffers…. ”