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Jefferson City News Tribune
Joyce asked to block campaign finance ballot proposalFor most of the last decade, Missouri has had no campaign finance restrictions.
Joyce asked to block campaign finance ballot proposal
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
For most of the last decade, Missouri has had no campaign finance restrictions. Although the donors eventually must be identified in reports, people are free to give whatever amounts they want to whichever candidates they choose to support. A... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Trickle Down Election Economics: How Big Money Can Affect Small Racesrace, writing a letter to Gov. Cuomo in June asking him to call the legislature
Trickle Down Election Economics: How Big Money Can Affect Small Races
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
race, writing a letter to Gov. Cuomo in June asking him to call the legislature back in to close the LLC loophole and pass campaign finance reform. “As a former New York State Senator…I refused to help the New York City Real Estate Board get tax... Read more
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Miami New Times
Miami Sues Coconut Grove Landlords for Renting Moldy, Sewage-Filled ApartmentsNoel says he's only been asked to represent those who live at the Hibiscus Stre
Miami Sues Coconut Grove Landlords for Renting Moldy, Sewage-Filled Apartments
Miami New Times / Posted yesterday
Noel says he's only been asked to represent those who live at the Hibiscus Street building. County Commission Will Meet Monday to Authorize Campaign-Finance Petitions Carlos Gimenez, County Commission Won't Let Miami Vote on Campaign-Finance Re... Read more
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Philly.com
With a comfortable lead, Clinton begins laying plans for her White House agendaHillary Clinton's increasingly confident campaign has begun crafting a detailed
With a comfortable lead, Clinton begins laying plans for her White House agenda
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
Hillary Clinton's increasingly confident campaign has begun crafting a detailed agenda for her possible presidency, with plans to focus on measures aimed at creating jobs, boosting infrastructure spending and enacting immigration reform if current... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Immigration, Supreme Court, guns, campaign finance: Hillary Clinton's to-do list is formingvacancy that could set the tone for her relationship with Congress, and she pla
Immigration, Supreme Court, guns, campaign finance: Hillary Clinton's to-do list is forming
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
vacancy that could set the tone for her relationship with Congress, and she plans to immediately champion new measures on campaign finance reform and ending legal immunity for gun manufacturers. Her campaign's to-do list includes assembling a... Read more
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The Age
Immigration, Supreme Court, guns, campaign finance: Hillary Clinton's to-do list is formingvacancy that could set the tone for her relationship with Congress, and she pla
Immigration, Supreme Court, guns, campaign finance: Hillary Clinton's to-do list is forming
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
vacancy that could set the tone for her relationship with Congress, and she plans to immediately champion new measures on campaign finance reform and ending legal immunity for gun manufacturers. Her campaign's to-do list includes assembling a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Immigration, Supreme Court, guns, campaign finance: Hillary Clinton's to-do list is formingvacancy that could set the tone for her relationship with Congress, and she pla
Immigration, Supreme Court, guns, campaign finance: Hillary Clinton's to-do list is forming
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
vacancy that could set the tone for her relationship with Congress, and she plans to immediately champion new measures on campaign finance reform and ending legal immunity for gun manufacturers. Her campaign's to-do list includes assembling a... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
With lead over Trump growing, Clinton refining policy agenda for her presidencyHillary Clinton's increasingly confident campaign has begun crafting a detailed
With lead over Trump growing, Clinton refining policy agenda for her presidency
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Hillary Clinton's increasingly confident campaign has begun crafting a detailed agenda for her possible presidency, with plans to focus on measures aimed at creating jobs, boosting infrastructure spending and enacting immigration reform if current... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
With lead over Trump growing, Clinton refining policy agenda for her presidencyHillary Clinton's increasingly confident campaign has begun crafting a detailed
With lead over Trump growing, Clinton refining policy agenda for her presidency
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Hillary Clinton's increasingly confident campaign has begun crafting a detailed agenda for her possible presidency, with plans to focus on measures aimed at creating jobs, boosting infrastructure spending and enacting immigration reform if current... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Sanders avoids disclosing personal financesFormer Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pushed for campaign fin
Sanders avoids disclosing personal finances
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders pushed for campaign finance reform and transparency in government, but some skeptics say recent actions don't follow his own example. In May and June, the Sanders campaign asked the Federal... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto nonprofit hopes to crowdfund more women into officeamplified when people share what they care about within their own personal netw
Palo Alto nonprofit hopes to crowdfund more women into office
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 4 days ago
amplified when people share what they care about within their own personal networks. While many organizations work toward campaign finance reform through legislation and efforts to overturn Citizens United, Mason said Women Count is one of the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Jim Bennett remembered as JSU student, trustee chairmanof State's office in 2013, filling out the unexpired term of Beth Chapman. Dur
Jim Bennett remembered as JSU student, trustee chairman
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 5 days ago
of State's office in 2013, filling out the unexpired term of Beth Chapman. During his time as Secretary of State, campaign finance reform was one of his top priorities. The man who first appointed him Secretary of State, Jim Folsom Jr.,... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Jim Bennett remembered as JSU student, trustee chairmanof State's office in 2013, filling out the unexpired term of Beth Chapman. Dur
Jim Bennett remembered as JSU student, trustee chairman
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
of State's office in 2013, filling out the unexpired term of Beth Chapman. During his time as Secretary of State, campaign finance reform was one of his top priorities. The man who first appointed him Secretary of State, Jim Folsom Jr.,... Read more
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Miami New Times
Why Did MDPD Bring An AR-15-Style Rifle to Campaign-Finance Protest at County Hall?latest public-relations misstep in a long string of strange decisions the count
Why Did MDPD Bring An AR-15-Style Rifle to Campaign-Finance Protest at County Hall?
Miami New Times / Posted 5 days ago
latest public-relations misstep in a long string of strange decisions the county has made regarding a controversial stalled campaign-finance-reform measure making waves this week. Around noon yesterday, the activists showed up to hand-deliver... Read more
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Missoula Independent
Back on the traillawyer for 33 years and studied First Amendment law under Watergate special pro
Back on the trail
Missoula Independent / Posted 6 days ago
lawyer for 33 years and studied First Amendment law under Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox—a staunch advocate of campaign finance reform in his later years. During his time in the legislature, Jent carried measures on issues from poaching... Read more
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The Mercury News
Vote yes on Prop 59 to fight Citizens United rulingalone on campaigns. Voters who believe that money is not speech and corporatio
Vote yes on Prop 59 to fight Citizens United ruling
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
alone on campaigns. Voters who believe that money is not speech and corporations are not individual people, and who want California to fight for campaign finance reform, should vote yes on Proposition 59. Unlike Citizens United, it can't do any ha... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Who are the Green Party candidates?recordings with the band Somebody’s Sister. She plays the conga, guitar and the
Who are the Green Party candidates?
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 6 days ago
recordings with the band Somebody’s Sister. She plays the conga, guitar and the djembe drum. Top issues: Green jobs, campaign finance reform and increasing taxes on the wealthy. Occupation: Associate fellow at the Institute for Policy... Read more
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Miami New Times
County Wants $21,600 For Emails About Stalled Campaign-Finance PetitionsAttorney's Office and Mayor Carlos Gimenez, or any of their designees between A
County Wants $21,600 For Emails About Stalled Campaign-Finance Petitions
Miami New Times / Posted 6 days ago
Attorney's Office and Mayor Carlos Gimenez, or any of their designees between August 1 - August 9 regarding a petition for campaign finance reform. This request includes copies of every document related to the matter, regardless of the format in... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Who are the Green Party candidates?recordings with the band Somebody's Sister. She plays the conga, guitar and the
Who are the Green Party candidates?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 6 days ago
recordings with the band Somebody's Sister. She plays the conga, guitar and the djembe drum. Top issues: Green jobs, campaign finance reform and increasing taxes on the wealthy. Occupation: Associate fellow at the Institute for Policy... Read more
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Gawker
Zephyr Teachout Challenges Secretive Republican Financiers to Debategubernatorial election, establishing her progressive bonafides with a rigorous
Zephyr Teachout Challenges Secretive Republican Financiers to Debate
Gawker / Posted 7 days ago
gubernatorial election, establishing her progressive bonafides with a rigorous critique focused on corporate corruption and campaign finance reform, of a type with Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren. In a campaign ad uploaded to Facebook,... Read more
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Miami New Times
Uncle Luke Doesn't Recommend These Jokers on Election Dayher. Bottom line: Show up at the polls and cast your ballot, but not for any o
Uncle Luke Doesn't Recommend These Jokers on Election Day
Miami New Times / Posted 7 days ago
her. Bottom line: Show up at the polls and cast your ballot, but not for any of these jokers. Activists to Sue County to Force Campaign-Finance Reform Onto November Ballot Ocean Drive's Party Days Could End as City Leaders Push Alcohol Cra... Read more
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Roll Call
Campaign Finance Reform PAC Wants to Be a Player in 2016A new campaign finance reform political action committee expects to be among th
Campaign Finance Reform PAC Wants to Be a Player in 2016
Roll Call / Posted 8 days ago
A new campaign finance reform political action committee expects to be among the top five outside groups to assist campaigns this cycle. End Citizens United PAC has raised more than $2 million from its online supporters since it formed in March and... Read more
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Miami New Times
Clinton Leads New Florida Poll as Hispanic Voter Influx Could Doom Trumprolls statewide. That margin could grow even more by election day. Voters have
Clinton Leads New Florida Poll as Hispanic Voter Influx Could Doom Trump
Miami New Times / Posted 8 days ago
rolls statewide. That margin could grow even more by election day. Voters have until Oct. 11 to register, and Clinton's campaign has a strong ground game in place in Florida that will be focused on turning out minority voters on Election... Read more
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Miami New Times
Clinton Leads New Florida Poll As New Hispanic Voter Influx Could Doom Trumpto turn around his performance in the state that's home to his palatial Mar A L
Clinton Leads New Florida Poll As New Hispanic Voter Influx Could Doom Trump
Miami New Times / Posted 8 days ago
to turn around his performance in the state that's home to his palatial Mar A Lago estate. Carlos Gimenez, County Commission Won't Let Miami Vote on Campaign Finance Reform Tim Canova Files Formal Election Complaint Against Debbie Wasserman Sch... Read more
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Miami New Times
Carlos Gimenez, County Commission Won't Let Miami Vote on Campaign Finance Reformobtained by New Times, the county denies the mayor can act at all. So why migh
Carlos Gimenez, County Commission Won't Let Miami Vote on Campaign Finance Reform
Miami New Times / Posted 9 days ago
obtained by New Times, the county denies the mayor can act at all. So why might the mayor be standing in the way of a campaign finance reform bill? Well, it's worth noting that Gimenez's reelection campaign has benefited greatly from the... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Up next: The general electionhe knew the race would be difficult for him but was determined to highlight iss
Up next: The general election
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 days ago
he knew the race would be difficult for him but was determined to highlight issues he thought were getting short shrift � campaign finance reform, universal health care and a ban on industrial wind. �It�s democracy. I offered voters a choice and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Congress: AWOL and Out of Controlcalls to the "fat cats" for checks. So far he only has nine co-sponsors for his
Congress: AWOL and Out of Control
Op-Ed News / Posted 10 days ago
calls to the "fat cats" for checks. So far he only has nine co-sponsors for his bill. Congressman Jolly says this is not "campaign finance reform," it is "Congressional reform," adding "members of Congress spend too much time raising money and not... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Groups end, change issue ads before state campaign deadlinepolitical candidates ahead of Tuesday's deadline that would require them to reg
Groups end, change issue ads before state campaign deadline
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
political candidates ahead of Tuesday's deadline that would require them to register and make financial disclosures. A campaign finance reform law passed last year by the Montana Legislature requires an organization to register as a political... Read more
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ABC Montana
Groups end, change issue ads before state campaign deadlinepolitical candidates ahead of Tuesday's deadline that would require them to reg
Groups end, change issue ads before state campaign deadline
ABC Montana / Posted 11 days ago
political candidates ahead of Tuesday's deadline that would require them to register and make financial disclosures. A campaign finance reform law passed last year by the Montana Legislature requires an organization to register as a political... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Groups end, change issue ads before state campaign deadlinepolitical candidates ahead of Tuesday's deadline that would require them to reg
Groups end, change issue ads before state campaign deadline
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 11 days ago
political candidates ahead of Tuesday's deadline that would require them to register and make financial disclosures. A campaign finance reform law passed last year by the Montana Legislature requires an organization to register as a political... Read more
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NBC News
Opinion: Protect Our Voting Machines From Hackersinstitute that "seeks to improve our systems of democracy and justice. ... The
Opinion: Protect Our Voting Machines From Hackers
NBC News / Posted 11 days ago
institute that "seeks to improve our systems of democracy and justice. ... The Center's work ranges from voting rights to campaign finance reform, from ending mass incarceration to preserving Constitutional protection in the fight against... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Daniel Leahy, leader from Lowell to Beacon Hill, dies at 81aide DJ Corcoran, a Lowell resident. When he ran for the seat at age 59, he had
Daniel Leahy, leader from Lowell to Beacon Hill, dies at 81
Lowell Sun / Posted 13 days ago
aide DJ Corcoran, a Lowell resident. When he ran for the seat at age 59, he had three platforms: education reform, campaign finance reform and pledge for a two-term limit. "He had a pledged term limit which he honored because that's who Dan... Read more
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Raw Story
How one Wisconsin congressional race shows the big money flowing into state politicsfickleness also is on display in the rematch for one of its US Senate seats: De
How one Wisconsin congressional race shows the big money flowing into state politics
Raw Story / Posted 13 days ago
fickleness also is on display in the rematch for one of its US Senate seats: Democrat Russ Feingold, a liberal champion of campaign finance reform, is attempting to reclaim the post he lost six years ago to Republican Ron Johnson. The outcome of... Read more
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The Hill
Reversing Citizens United key to breaking logjam on gunsfamilies. Simply put, Congress won't take the bold action needed to solve our
Reversing Citizens United key to breaking logjam on guns
The Hill / Posted 14 days ago
families. Simply put, Congress won't take the bold action needed to solve our nation's largest challenges without serious campaign finance reform, beginning with the reversal of Citizens United. To that end, I've taken action by joining an effort... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Ventrella promises full-fledged campaign after surprise primary winfar as the money thing: I’m still thinking about how to get around that one,” h
Ventrella promises full-fledged campaign after surprise primary win
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
far as the money thing: I’m still thinking about how to get around that one,” he said. Besides rallying for campaign finance reform, Ventrella said reducing the cost of post-high school education and improving availability of health... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Ontario unions behind 94 per cent of third-party ad spending in past three electionsspending limits” by co-ordinating their campaigns with those of third-party adv
Ontario unions behind 94 per cent of third-party ad spending in past three elections
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
spending limits” by co-ordinating their campaigns with those of third-party advertisers. Premier Kathleen Wynne’s proposed campaign finance reform, Bill 201, contains the first measures in the province’s history to cap third-party advertising:... Read more
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Salon.com
Hopelessly divided? Think again: Republicans, Democrats aren’t that different when it comes to big-picture issuesmeanwhile, completely ignores the stranglehold money has on politics. Nowhere i
Hopelessly divided? Think again: Republicans, Democrats aren’t that different when it comes to big-picture issues
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
meanwhile, completely ignores the stranglehold money has on politics. Nowhere in the 54-page document is there a mention of campaign finance reform. Nonetheless, there are at least a few Republican politicians, some in Congress and some trying to... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Stark New Evidence on How Money Shapes America’s Electionsin the U.S. as “unpersons,” though they are enormously respected abroad. This
Stark New Evidence on How Money Shapes America’s Elections
Naked Capitalism / Posted 15 days ago
in the U.S. as “unpersons,” though they are enormously respected abroad. This is a scandal. It has stymied efforts at campaign finance reform and weakened American democracy. Political scientist Thomas Ferguson, Director of Research at the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Could a constitutional convention fix Albany?the legislature can't or won't address on its own—namely, anything that would r
Could a constitutional convention fix Albany?
Crain's New York Business / Posted 15 days ago
the legislature can't or won't address on its own—namely, anything that would reduce or enhance its power, like ethics or campaign finance reform. Gov. Andrew Cuomo earlier this year suggested he'd support a constitutional convention, saying... Read more
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Philly.com
5 ways Philly can extinguish its political dumpster fireDoc shoe coming straight at our head. The 2015 mayoral election was an uninspir
5 ways Philly can extinguish its political dumpster fire
Philly.com / Posted 15 days ago
Doc shoe coming straight at our head. The 2015 mayoral election was an uninspiring affair in which the city's effort at campaign finance reform and limiting the size of contributions was swamped by a tsunami of so-called "outside expenditures."... Read more
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Daily Record
It’s Sweeney vs. the public employee unionshead of a watchdog group called the dispute “politics as usual’’ •Republican s
It’s Sweeney vs. the public employee unions
Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
head of a watchdog group called the dispute “politics as usual’’ •Republican state lawmakers said now’s the time for campaign finance reform TRENTON - It’s been years since state lawmakers made any progress on campaign finance reform, but a... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
Three-way race highlights 35th Assembly Democratic primaryin a League of Women Voters Vote411 survey, are entrepreneurship and small busi
Three-way race highlights 35th Assembly Democratic primary
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
in a League of Women Voters Vote411 survey, are entrepreneurship and small business development and growth. She also ranks campaign finance reform high on her list, as well as public education and a skilled workforce. "We need to provide our... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Love Trump or Leave Him? Is Rio Ready for Prime Time?Not Him) Napster cofounder Sean Parker has spent millions trying to transform
Love Trump or Leave Him? Is Rio Ready for Prime Time?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 18 days ago
Not Him) Napster cofounder Sean Parker has spent millions trying to transform politics. He’s donated to groups pushing for campaign finance reform and gun control. He’s invested in a company that aims to help voters network online. But he’s also... Read more
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The Hill
Civil Politicspolicy position. And this allowed us to work together, with our colleagues, to
Civil Politics
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
policy position. And this allowed us to work together, with our colleagues, to pass legislation on contentious issues from campaign finance reform to strong child care provisions that were included in welfare reform. In that spirit, we joined the... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Wynne non-committal on ending cash-for-access fundraisingfuture of the practice, but repeatedly would not commit to ending it. A legisl
Wynne non-committal on ending cash-for-access fundraising
The Globe and Mail / Posted 19 days ago
future of the practice, but repeatedly would not commit to ending it. A legislative committee is reviewing the Liberals’ campaign finance reform, Bill 201. The proposed law would end corporate and union donations, and reduce contribution limits,... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Volusia County Supervisor of Elections - David Lee DavisSpeechInstructor – Daytona Beach Community College for Ethics in GovernmentLect
Volusia County Supervisor of Elections - David Lee Davis
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
SpeechInstructor – Daytona Beach Community College for Ethics in GovernmentLecturer – Stetson University Politics 101 on Campaign Finance Reform & CampaigningLecturer- Stetson University on Elections Process Occupation: Political and Government... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida House District 50 - George Collinsand Education for my fellow Veterans And more College Internships and scholarsh
Florida House District 50 - George Collins
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
and Education for my fellow Veterans And more College Internships and scholarships. Less Testing and more Teaching! Campaign Finance Reform. I support ComeCleanFlorida.com. Without Ethics, our Political and Corporate Way of Life is Like a... Read more
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The Rhinelander Daily News
In 34th Assembly race, it's Berniecrat versus environmentalistwebsite, emphasizing those that have captured the most recent attention of prog
In 34th Assembly race, it's Berniecrat versus environmentalist
The Rhinelander Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
website, emphasizing those that have captured the most recent attention of progressives nationwide and statewide, such as campaign finance reform, fair trade, redistricting, and even marijuana legalization. To be fair, Dale also wants to restore... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Platformview of what needs to be done to achieve greatness—a noun defined differently b
Platform
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
view of what needs to be done to achieve greatness—a noun defined differently by each party. Here are some extracts: Campaign Finance Reform D: We will fight for real campaign finance reform. Big money is drowning out the voices of everyday... Read more
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