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2014/08/30 11:48
2014/08/30 11:48
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Like that of improving education or protecting the environment, support for Campaign finance reform is near-unanimous — just so long as the issue is being discussed on the most abstract level. Case in...
2014/08/30 11:48
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2014/08/29 15:54
2014/08/29 15:54
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Ohio Supreme Court: Columbus threw out group's petitions correctly Helpful Links The Columbus city clerk was within her bounds to throw out a local group’s petitions, which sought to place a...
2014/08/28 20:19
2014/08/28 20:19
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2014/08/28 13:25
2014/08/28 13:25
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General Atomics went all in for Rep. Brian Bilbray in the 2012 election for California’s 52nd Congressional District. The PAC for the San Diego-based defense contractor gave early and often to the...
2014/08/28 07:10
2014/08/28 07:10
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Politics is a cheap game to play in Montana, thanks largely to “dark money,” a furtive type of campaign funding for which the state has a substantial claim to being the nation’s poster child. Liberal...
2014/08/27 12:19
2014/08/27 12:19
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Mitt Romney, right, and Scott Brown stand at Bittersweet Farm shortly before Romney endorsed Brown in Stratham, N.H. on July 2. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) After more...
2014/08/27 11:48
2014/08/27 11:48
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The biggest reason why it will be so hard to get money out of politics is that there’s so much money in politics. The system favors incumbents, from incumbent politicians to their incumbent funders....
2014/08/27 11:48
2014/08/27 11:48
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This year Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell chose to spend Father’s Day with two GOP political sugar-daddies, Charles and David Koch, at their annual retreat, this time at the lovely St. Regis...
2014/08/26 19:34
2014/08/26 19:34
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I have said for years the only way to have true and effective Campaign finance reform is not to limit the contributions, but to limit the spending. If every position that would have a candidate...
2014/08/23 14:45
2014/08/23 14:45
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Zephyr Teachout and Tim WuPhoto: Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos/New York Magazine “Really, they’re not hippies,” says Zephyr Teachout, who is riding in a yellow cab over the Manhattan Bridge. She...
2014/08/22 19:08
2014/08/22 19:08
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This summer, the Noe Valley resident tried to do just that by co-founding CounterPAC, a super political action committee that urges candidates against taking money from unidentified donors, known in...
2014/08/22 12:48
2014/08/22 12:48
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Harvard professor and political activist Lawrence Lessig has been indefatigable in his promotion of Mayday PAC, the PAC he formed with GOP adviser Mark McKinnon to support candidates who believe in...
2014/08/21 22:01
2014/08/21 22:01
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When a candidate for office gets handed $6.5 million in public money to run a campaign over about four months, it seems that should be enough, right? But no. Both of the major party candidates for...
2014/08/21 17:51
2014/08/21 17:51
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... - Gil Fulbright is coming to the Granite State. The satirical Senate candidate, who also made an appearance earlier this year in Kentucky, is pretending to run for office under the banner of...
2014/08/21 05:06
2014/08/21 05:06
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We do indeed have City Council candidates – 78 of them in all, including a handful of folks who – after never mentioning the prospect before – turned up Friday and Monday with campaign treasurer...
2014/08/20 20:04
2014/08/20 20:04
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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei today defended the first TV ads of his re-election campaign and said he's looking forward to multiple debates with challenger Republican John Katko this fall...
2014/08/19 16:17
2014/08/19 16:17
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New Book Exposes the Death of Campaign finance reform Available for logged-in reporters only Newswise — ATLANTA— The U.S. Supreme Court’s many attacks on Campaign finance reform have turned...
2014/08/18 14:27
2014/08/18 14:27
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The legal scholar Zephyr Teachout is running for governor of New York to focus attention on corruption, a fiercely contested idea.Credit Photograph by Lauren Lancaster The fall and winter before...
2014/08/17 08:22
2014/08/17 08:22
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... Montana Democrats on Saturday selected a little-known state lawmaker named Amanda Curtis as their candidate for U.S. Senate after Sen. John Walsh dropped out amid plagiarism allegations from his...
2014/08/14 01:09
2014/08/14 01:09
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The late Daniel Patrick Moynihan used to lament that his beloved New York City had lost the ability to get things done: In the dear old days of Jimmy Walker, we could build the George Washington...
2014/08/30 11:48
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