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The Kitsap Sun
3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermottorientation - which includes gender identity - to Washington's anti-discriminat
3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermott
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 hours ago
orientation - which includes gender identity - to Washington's anti-discrimination law. His pitch to voters has emphasized campaign finance reform and reducing gun violence. On his first day in office, the 48-year-old said he would introduce a bill... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
With no-show from opponent at Walker commissioner debate, Shannon Whitfield holds stage alonelargely agreed in several areas, the debate brought certain differences to ligh
With no-show from opponent at Walker commissioner debate, Shannon Whitfield holds stage alone
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 15 hours ago
largely agreed in several areas, the debate brought certain differences to light, including their opinions on the need for campaign finance reform. Thomas, a teacher and former mayor of Trion, Ga., bemoaned how much money influences politics by... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Google, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon employees are behind Bernie Sanders -- and opening their walletsis not registered as a Democrat in his home state of Washington, says the senat
Google, Microsoft, Apple and Amazon employees are behind Bernie Sanders -- and opening their wallets
TheStreet.com / Posted yesterday
is not registered as a Democrat in his home state of Washington, says the senator reflects all of his political views on campaign finance reform, banks, social values, the economy and politics in general. If Sanders does not earn the Democratic... Read more
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New York Magazine
The Bernie Camp’s Really Bad Idea of a ‘Tea Party of the Left’Jeff Swensen/Getty Images From a great distance, the news that volunteers asso
The Bernie Camp’s Really Bad Idea of a ‘Tea Party of the Left’
New York Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
Jeff Swensen/Getty Images From a great distance, the news that volunteers associated with Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign are turning their attentions to the herculean task of organizing progressives for midterm elections would seem to be... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Lynn Spruill: Welfare for politicianssupermajority. The last thing they took up that might have marginally redeemed
Lynn Spruill: Welfare for politicians
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
supermajority. The last thing they took up that might have marginally redeemed their catastrophe of a session was campaign finance reform. It is hypocrisy for a party proud of being anti-entitlements to let that opportunity die behind the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Why Sean Ryan may not want to run for state Senatethe investigation and the $6 million spent in last week’s special Senate electi
Why Sean Ryan may not want to run for state Senate
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
the investigation and the $6 million spent in last week’s special Senate election on Long Island highlight the need for campaign finance reform. “Then no one would make a $100,000 contribution to a campaign and then see it 24 hours later go... Read more
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New York Post
The Clintons are hitting the big screen (kind of)dancing and Bill defending his paid speeches with: “I gotta pay our bills.” Hi
The Clintons are hitting the big screen (kind of)
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
dancing and Bill defending his paid speeches with: “I gotta pay our bills.” Hillary on Thursday took a break from the campaign trail following four big wins Tuesday that advanced her delegate advantage over Sanders to a nearly insurmountable... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C.’s New Democrats call for ban on political stipends to elected officialsin legal trouble.” The New Democrats have used the issue of the Premier’s seco
B.C.’s New Democrats call for ban on political stipends to elected officials
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
in legal trouble.” The New Democrats have used the issue of the Premier’s second income to highlight their calls for campaign finance reform. Earlier this month, The Globe reported on a series of BC Liberal fundraising events where donors pay... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
Bernie Sanders supporters show up to rally in droves despite candidate’s recent slumpParty toward more progressive positions at its July convention. Sanders also a
Bernie Sanders supporters show up to rally in droves despite candidate’s recent slump
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 2 days ago
Party toward more progressive positions at its July convention. Sanders also addressed some of his top issues — like campaign finance reform, Wall Street regulation, income inequality and revoking “disastrous” international trade deals. At... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Assemblyman Ryan considers run for New York State Senate amid political turmoilthe investigation and the $6 million spent in last week’s special Senate electi
Assemblyman Ryan considers run for New York State Senate amid political turmoil
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
the investigation and the $6 million spent in last week’s special Senate election on Long Island highlight the need for campaign finance reform. “Then no one would make a $100,000 contribution to a campaign and then see it 24 hours later go... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffersanymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ eff
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
WWLP Springfield / Posted 3 days ago
anymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. “If he believes what he’s talking about, he’s got to understand that he’s got to help her by toning... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Rochelle
Voting Fight Author To Speak At League Luncheon In Scarsdalehe was Special Assistant to the President for Policy Coordination from 1993-95.
Voting Fight Author To Speak At League Luncheon In Scarsdale
The Daily Voice - New Rochelle / Posted 3 days ago
he was Special Assistant to the President for Policy Coordination from 1993-95. As the top White House policy aide on campaign finance reform, he drafted the Clinton administration’s public financing proposal. Prior to his government service,... Read more
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New York Magazine
De Blasio's Inner Circle Subpoenaed in Corruption ProbeStoriesFBI Corruption Probe Could Complicate de Blasio’s JobFeds Are Now Probin
De Blasio's Inner Circle Subpoenaed in Corruption Probe
New York Magazine / Posted 3 days ago
StoriesFBI Corruption Probe Could Complicate de Blasio’s JobFeds Are Now Probing Mayor de Blasio’s Campaign Fundraising Campaign finance reform prohibits individual candidates from receiving donations of more than $10,300, but county committees... Read more
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CTV News
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffersanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Sanders Campaign to Lay Off Hundreds of Staffersanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders Campaign to Lay Off Hundreds of Staffers
NBC Connecticut / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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Philly.com
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffersanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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Deseret News
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffersanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
Deseret News / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffersanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffersanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffersanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Voters' 'Bernie or Bust' efforts persist despite Sanders' vow not to be another Ralph NaderSabin, an accountant who heard Sanders speak in the Philadelphia suburb of Oaks
Voters' 'Bernie or Bust' efforts persist despite Sanders' vow not to be another Ralph Nader
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Sabin, an accountant who heard Sanders speak in the Philadelphia suburb of Oaks, says he opened her eyes to the need for campaign finance reform. She hopes Sanders "crushes" Clinton and gets the nomination, she said. "But if he doesn't, I'll... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Sanders campaign laying off hundreds of staffers after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders campaign laying off hundreds of staffers after Northeast losses
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
After Northeast losses, Sanders' bid reaches turning pointanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
After Northeast losses, Sanders' bid reaches turning point
KGTV San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
After Northeast losses, Sanders' bid reaches turning pointanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
After Northeast losses, Sanders' bid reaches turning point
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
After Northeast losses, Sanders' bid reaches turning pointanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
After Northeast losses, Sanders' bid reaches turning point
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
After Northeast losses, Sanders' bid reaches turning pointanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
After Northeast losses, Sanders' bid reaches turning point
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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The Morning Call
Sanders campaign laying off hundreds of staffers after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders campaign laying off hundreds of staffers after Northeast losses
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Sanders campaign laying off hundreds of staffers after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders campaign laying off hundreds of staffers after Northeast losses
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Sanders at crossroads after Tuesday losses, laying off staffersanymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ eff
Sanders at crossroads after Tuesday losses, laying off staffers
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
anymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. “If he believes what he’s talking about, he’s got to understand that he’s got to help her by toning... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Koch Brothers Back New Effort To Make It Harder To Track Dark Moneyon April 21 with Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s argument that this was a
Koch Brothers Back New Effort To Make It Harder To Track Dark Money
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
on April 21 with Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s argument that this was a violation of its First Amendment rights. Campaign finance reform and transparency proponents issued a letter calling on members of the Ways & Means Committee to... Read more
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ABC News
Sanders' Bid Reaches Turning Point After Northeast Lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders' Bid Reaches Turning Point After Northeast Losses
ABC News / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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Daily Mail
Sanders' supporters tell him to keep going even though he can't winClinton move to the left on key issues, like money in politics, and release her
Sanders' supporters tell him to keep going even though he can't win
Daily Mail / Posted 3 days ago
Clinton move to the left on key issues, like money in politics, and release her Wall Street transcripts On the topic of campaign finance reform, Avellino said of Clinton, ‘She says that that’s a single issue, but that issue touches every other... Read more
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The Columbian
Sanders’ bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ eff
Sanders’ bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
anymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. “If he believes what he’s talking about, he’s got to understand that he’s got to help her by toning... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Major updates to MS election law lost at end of sessionspending campaign dollars on personal items. “Out of a 291 page conference rep
Major updates to MS election law lost at end of session
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
spending campaign dollars on personal items. “Out of a 291 page conference report, only 10 of those actually dealt with campaign finance reform, so the rest of it was trying to bring Mississippi up to date with technology, trying to clarify some... Read more
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The News & Observer
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
The News & Observer / Posted 4 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Don’t let people crash party primariesthe registered Democrats in their own party process. Political reform is absol
Don’t let people crash party primaries
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
the registered Democrats in their own party process. Political reform is absolutely necessary. We should start with campaign finance reform and term limits. We should fairly discuss the change in voter registration period, a longer voting... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ eff
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
anymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. “If he believes what he’s talking about, he’s got to understand that he’s got to help her by toning... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 4 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 4 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' eff
Sanders' bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
anymore." Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders' effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. "If he believes what he's talking about, he's got to understand that he's got to help her by toning... Read more
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Salon.com
Sanders’ bid reaches turning point after Northeast lossesanymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ eff
Sanders’ bid reaches turning point after Northeast losses
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
anymore.” Rendell, a Clinton supporter, said that could undermine Sanders’ effort to address wealth inequality and campaign finance reform. “If he believes what he’s talking about, he’s got to understand that he’s got to help her by toning... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
How Bill Gates and His Billionaire Allies Used Their Wealth to Launch Charter Schools in Washington Stateto do? The measures required to rein in plutocracy in the United States are pla
How Bill Gates and His Billionaire Allies Used Their Wealth to Launch Charter Schools in Washington State
Naked Capitalism / Posted 4 days ago
to do? The measures required to rein in plutocracy in the United States are plain to see and difficult to achieve: radical campaign finance reform to end the corruption of politics by money, and steeply progressive taxation without loopholes to... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
People of Lackawanna County share how they votedDunmore OCCUPATION: Metal worker VOTED FOR: Bernie Sanders REASON: Numerous
People of Lackawanna County share how they voted
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Dunmore OCCUPATION: Metal worker VOTED FOR: Bernie Sanders REASON: Numerous reasons. Number one, I will say his campaign finance reform is tantalizing, and is a fantastic opportunity. Also, the opportunity for free healthcare is also... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Congressman Chris Van Hollen wins Maryland's Democratic Senate primarythe thrust of the ad wasn’t dissimilar from ones that Edwards herself ran, whic
Congressman Chris Van Hollen wins Maryland's Democratic Senate primary
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
the thrust of the ad wasn’t dissimilar from ones that Edwards herself ran, which noted that a compromise version of a campaign finance reform bill for which Van Hollen voted in 2010 would have created a special exemption from the National... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MS legislators allowed to continue spending campaign funds for personal useRepresentatives killed a bill that would have prevented the practice. "It was
MS legislators allowed to continue spending campaign funds for personal use
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 days ago
Representatives killed a bill that would have prevented the practice. "It was unfortunate to lose taking a step forward in campaign finance reform," Rep. Toby Barker said. "I don't pretend to know why people didn't support it. I thought we brought... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Former Virginia Governor Attempts to Define Corruption Downwardwho take the bait. McDonnell’s brief suggests that “the First Amendment protec
A Former Virginia Governor Attempts to Define Corruption Downward
The Atlantic / Posted 5 days ago
who take the bait. McDonnell’s brief suggests that “the First Amendment protects the right to contribute to political campaigns—including the increased access to government officials such contributions may yield—yet the corruption statutes... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Confusion At The PollsSanders Tuesday. “He speaks to me,” Forman said. “Money in politics” — a signat
Confusion At The Polls
New Haven Independent / Posted 5 days ago
Sanders Tuesday. “He speaks to me,” Forman said. “Money in politics” — a signature issue for Sanders, who has called for campaign finance reform to limit the influence of corporate and Super PAC donors —“is a hot button for me.” While in the... Read more
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