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The Hill
Sanders supporters have a pointsupport the major components of his agenda: a minimum wage increase, tax reform
Sanders supporters have a point
The Hill / Posted 11 hours ago
support the major components of his agenda: a minimum wage increase, tax reform, student loan relief, educational supports, campaign finance reform, antitrust legislation, trade policy and support for renewable energy, reduced military spending and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
When Tiffany Talks, People Listen: Socially Unacceptable, the Vlogdrew you closer, as the case may be? TF: One of the first things I was very im
When Tiffany Talks, People Listen: Socially Unacceptable, the Vlog
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
drew you closer, as the case may be? TF: One of the first things I was very impressed with about Bernie is his stance on campaign finance reform. If we want our politicians to work for the people, they can't be relying so heavily on the... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Democratic candidates for Iowa US Senate seat fault Grassleyas a part of one community." Krause and Fiegen said they would like to see les
Democratic candidates for Iowa US Senate seat fault Grassley
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 2 days ago
as a part of one community." Krause and Fiegen said they would like to see less severe penalties for marijuana use. On campaign finance reform, Fiegen and Krause noted they don't take money from political action committees. Krause accused... Read more
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NBC Miami
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across USparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across US
NBC Miami / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across USparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across US
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across USparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across US
NBC Connecticut / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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NBC New York
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across USparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across US
NBC New York / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across USparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across US
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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NBC Chicago
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across USparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across US
NBC Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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NBC Washington
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across USparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across US
NBC Washington / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across USparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across US
NBC Bay Area / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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NBC San Diego
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across USparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Across US
NBC San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platformparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 3 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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The News & Observer
GOP mega-donor backs eastern N.C. Rep. Jones’ primary foeboth groups Jones has annoyed in recent years with votes for increased financia
GOP mega-donor backs eastern N.C. Rep. Jones’ primary foe
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
both groups Jones has annoyed in recent years with votes for increased financial sector regulations and calls for sweeping campaign finance reform. Jones is the only House Republican still in office who supported the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
A chance for excellent and new leadershipvote was disappointing. Progressives overwhelmingly favor Sen. Bernie Sanders
A chance for excellent and new leadership
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 3 days ago
vote was disappointing. Progressives overwhelmingly favor Sen. Bernie Sanders because of his clear visionary proposals on campaign finance reform, income inequality, health care, racial justice, affordable housing and free public... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
DNC holding forums on convention platform around countryparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC holding forums on convention platform around country
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
DNC holding forums on convention platform around countryparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC holding forums on convention platform around country
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
DNC holding forums on convention platform around countryparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC holding forums on convention platform around country
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
House candidate Reichard wants to undo Supreme Court's 'Citizens United' rulingoutside the borough office of the city Board of Elections in Rosebank recently,
House candidate Reichard wants to undo Supreme Court's 'Citizens United' ruling
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
outside the borough office of the city Board of Elections in Rosebank recently, Richard Reichard said he wants to see campaign finance reform. Reichard, who is challenging Republican Rep. Daniel Donovan, is a retired city Department of... Read more
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The Columbian
DNC holding forums on convention platform around countryparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC holding forums on convention platform around country
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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Brandon Sun
DNC holding forums on convention platform around countryparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC holding forums on convention platform around country
Brandon Sun / Posted 4 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
DNC holding forums on convention platform around countryparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC holding forums on convention platform around country
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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Philly.com
DNC holding forums on convention platform around countryparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC holding forums on convention platform around country
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
DNC holding forums on convention platform around countryparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC holding forums on convention platform around country
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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ABC News
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Around Countryparty to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth in
DNC Holding Forums on Convention Platform Around Country
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
party to include in the platform strong statements about undercutting wealth inequality, the influence of Wall Street and campaign finance reform. He has also vowed to make the party more open and welcoming of working-class voters and... Read more
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The Atlantic
The $300 Million Fund No One Wantsformer Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley. King did not know it at the time, but
The $300 Million Fund No One Wants
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley. King did not know it at the time, but his donation would help O’Malley’s campaign qualify for more than $1 million in matching funds thanks to a cumbersome bureaucratic process: a relic known as the... Read more
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Philly.com
Upstart Law looks to unseat U.S. Rep. NorcrossDemocratic power broker George E. Norcross III. Law, in his first run for a po
Upstart Law looks to unseat U.S. Rep. Norcross
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Democratic power broker George E. Norcross III. Law, in his first run for a political office, has mounted an aggressive campaign. He quit his job last July as a consultant with IBM, hired staff, and opened a campaign office in Haddon... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Sanders Holds Rallies in Ventura, PomonaCare Act much stronger in 2009. He voted against the USA Patriot Act and the wa
Sanders Holds Rallies in Ventura, Pomona
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
Care Act much stronger in 2009. He voted against the USA Patriot Act and the war in Iraq. He authored and passed landmark campaign finance reform legislation and his campaign is powered by small-dollar contributions like ours." Sanders has... Read more
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Slate
Fellow Liberals, Let’s Stop Doing These Thingsrespect that others don’t order their policy values in the same ways. Telling o
Fellow Liberals, Let’s Stop Doing These Things
Slate / Posted 5 days ago
respect that others don’t order their policy values in the same ways. Telling other folks to just put gender aside or put campaign finance reform aside and believe what you do is a bit like telling them to put their gallbladder aside: It’s not an... Read more
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The Mercury News
Milpitas leaders defer campaign finance reform to a post-election councilapprove the recommendations to fundamentally change the city's campaign ordinan
Milpitas leaders defer campaign finance reform to a post-election council
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
approve the recommendations to fundamentally change the city's campaign ordinance. The 14 recommendations created by the Campaign Finance Reform Committee, and initially presented to the council in November, were not presented to the council on... Read more
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News 8000
Bernie Sanders sends fundraising plea for Feingolda friend who joined him in the Senate in fighting to improve President Barack O
Bernie Sanders sends fundraising plea for Feingold
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
a friend who joined him in the Senate in fighting to improve President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and pushing for campaign finance reform. Feingold served 18 years in the Senate before losing to Johnson. Pat Garrett, a Wisconsin GOP... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Bernie Sanders Fundraises For Russ Feingoldstronger in 2009. He voted against the USA Patriot Act and the war in Iraq," he
Bernie Sanders Fundraises For Russ Feingold
The Huffington Post / Posted 5 days ago
stronger in 2009. He voted against the USA Patriot Act and the war in Iraq," he added. "He authored and passed landmark campaign finance reform legislation and his campaign is powered by small-dollar contributions like ours.” Feingold is... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Bernie Sanders sends fundraising plea for Russ Feingolda friend who joined him in the Senate in fighting to improve President Barack O
Bernie Sanders sends fundraising plea for Russ Feingold
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 5 days ago
a friend who joined him in the Senate in fighting to improve President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and pushing for campaign finance reform. Feingold served 18 years in the Senate before losing to Johnson. Pat Garrett, a Wisconsin GOP... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Gag-order law must be erased from booksenough legislators adopted a pass-before-reading approach to the last-minute, 4
Gag-order law must be erased from books
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
enough legislators adopted a pass-before-reading approach to the last-minute, 44-page addition that ballooned the 12-page campaign finance reform bill to 56 pages. The votes took place in a late-December spree that didn't offer any time for... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Follow the money: The Sun takes a look at who's funding whom in the 24th Congressional District racehis campaign’s coffers have benefited from the current campaign finance system,
Follow the money: The Sun takes a look at who's funding whom in the 24th Congressional District race
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 5 days ago
his campaign’s coffers have benefited from the current campaign finance system, Carbajal said he was an advocate for campaign finance reform. In fact, his campaign was endorsed and received money from End Citizens United, a PAC that advocates... Read more
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Crosscut
Crowded field tries to distinguish itself in 7th Congressional District debateto denounce outside independent expenditures.” He said that if a Democratic Con
Crowded field tries to distinguish itself in 7th Congressional District debate
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
to denounce outside independent expenditures.” He said that if a Democratic Congress is elected, the priority should be campaign finance reform and overturning the Citizens United ruling that overturned earlier controls. Jayapal pointed to... Read more
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Crikey
Stephen Mayne: Kevin Andrews should disclose donationssystem. Throw in the regions and iview and the politically engaged in Australi
Stephen Mayne: Kevin Andrews should disclose donations
Crikey / Posted 5 days ago
system. Throw in the regions and iview and the politically engaged in Australia were given a solid expose on the need for campaign finance reform. Unfortunately, this important governance reform doesn’t rank in Labor’s 100 positive policies list,... Read more
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Fortune
The Democratic Party’s Civil War Is Just Getting Startedtheir frustration over Obama’s perceived lack of progress on everything from th
The Democratic Party’s Civil War Is Just Getting Started
Fortune / Posted 6 days ago
their frustration over Obama’s perceived lack of progress on everything from the environment to Wall Street regulations and campaign finance reform. Those reinventions often begin when a party prepares to pick a new presidential nominee.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sanders not ruling out 'messy' season for partyhe asserted in an interview, "Democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle
Sanders not ruling out 'messy' season for party
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
he asserted in an interview, "Democracy is not always nice and quiet and gentle." That was evident Tuesday after his campaign announced that it would seek a recanvass in last week's Kentucky primary, where he trailed Hillary Clinton by less... Read more
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The Signal
No wonder nothing gets done in Washington, D.C.doing nothing. They typically only “work” about three or four days per week, an
No wonder nothing gets done in Washington, D.C.
The Signal / Posted 6 days ago
doing nothing. They typically only “work” about three or four days per week, and then spend 75 percent of a normal workday soliciting money for the next election. This situation begs for campaign finance reform to protect our democracy from it... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
May 24, 2016even record profits we continued with even higher support of those industries.
May 24, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
even record profits we continued with even higher support of those industries. None of this will change until real campaign finance reform comes to Washington, and yes, even state elections. Our elected officials will continue to reward... Read more
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The Hill
Judge Merrick Garland and the rise of super-PACsbasic flaw in the court’s reasoning, as empirical evidence presented to the cou
Judge Merrick Garland and the rise of super-PACs
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
basic flaw in the court’s reasoning, as empirical evidence presented to the court by the Federal Election Commission and campaign finance reform groups demonstrated, was that even if an independent spender were not acting in concert with... Read more
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examiner.com
Former Pennsylvania Senate candidate assembles team to spur progressive changeareas of Pennsylvania. Fetterman describes Steve Santarsiero as a "strong advo
Former Pennsylvania Senate candidate assembles team to spur progressive change
examiner.com / Posted 7 days ago
areas of Pennsylvania. Fetterman describes Steve Santarsiero as a "strong advocate for gun violence prevention and campaign finance reform." A former high school teacher, Santarsiero has strong goals for improving education including... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Whatever Happened To Conservatism?as compassionate, kinder, gentler polices. Thus, conservatives compromised on N
Whatever Happened To Conservatism?
The Post-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
as compassionate, kinder, gentler polices. Thus, conservatives compromised on No Child Left Behind, Medicare Part D, campaign-finance reform and other similar initiatives. Each compromise affected conservative consistency and credibility,... Read more
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FOX News
It’s On: Sanders already raising $$ for DNC chairwoman’s challengerof dollars. Canova -- a law professor and first-time candidate touting such pr
It’s On: Sanders already raising $$ for DNC chairwoman’s challenger
FOX News / Posted 7 days ago
of dollars. Canova -- a law professor and first-time candidate touting such progressive ideals as Wall Street and campaign finance reform -- boasted Monday that Sanders’ small-dollar fundraising blast brought in roughly $250,000. “Like... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, May 23, 2016even record profits we continued with even higher support of those industries.
Email letters, May 23, 2016
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
even record profits we continued with even higher support of those industries. None of this will change until real campaign finance reform comes to Washington, and yes, even state elections. Our elected officials will continue to reward... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsenough legislators adopted a pass-before-reading approach to the last-minute, 4
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
enough legislators adopted a pass-before-reading approach to the last-minute, 44-page addition that ballooned the 12-page campaign finance reform bill to 56 pages. The votes took place in a late-December spree that didn't offer any time for... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsenough legislators adopted a pass-before-reading approach to the last-minute, 4
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
enough legislators adopted a pass-before-reading approach to the last-minute, 44-page addition that ballooned the 12-page campaign finance reform bill to 56 pages. The votes took place in a late-December spree that didn't offer any time for... Read more
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Roll Call
Lobbyist Donations Surge, Despite Anti-Establishment Rhetoricgoing directly to the campaigns, is pure gold,” said Nick Penniman, executive d
Lobbyist Donations Surge, Despite Anti-Establishment Rhetoric
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
going directly to the campaigns, is pure gold,” said Nick Penniman, executive director of Issue One, a group that advocates campaign finance reform. “It’s the highest currency in political giving.” Some of the top lobbyist donors give exclusively... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Congressional Forum Covers Political GroundSaturday night overlooking Santa Barbara. The candidates answered questions ab
Congressional Forum Covers Political Ground
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 9 days ago
Saturday night overlooking Santa Barbara. The candidates answered questions about Planned Parenthood, immigration, wages, campaign finance reform, marijuana and outgoing Rep. Lois Capps. They also made opening and closing statements. Voters will... Read more
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