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2014/12/20 14:45
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WASHINGTON -- Nearly five years after the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United altered the landscape for money in politics, Congress has done nothing to reverse the ruling's adverse side effects...
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2014/12/19 18:19
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... Gries/Comedy Central via Associated Press) Say one thing about Stephen Colbert: He certainly knew how to draw a crowd. That much was evident during Thursday night’s finale, when the most...
2014/12/19 17:10
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WASHINGTON - The number of candidates proposing pledges to deter major election spending by outside groups increased dramatically in the 2014 elections, a new Public Citizen report shows. The...
2014/12/18 06:18
2014/12/18 06:18
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It was in the 2000 New Hampshire presidential primary when McCain's campaign taught this occasionally cynical observer what an American political campaign at its best might be. Vastly outspent by the...
2014/12/17 20:03
2014/12/17 20:03
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Fracking will not be allowed in New York State due to the grave environmental concerns and uncertainties surrounding the controversial natural gas drilling practice, the Cuomo administration announced...
2014/12/17 18:03
2014/12/17 18:03
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The top environmental official in New York State said today that fracking will be prohibited in the state. Joseph Martens, the commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation, made his...
2014/12/16 18:23
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Page 2 of 3 - While immigration roused Republican activists to back Cruz and oppose the spending bill, their Democratic counterparts opposed it for a different reason -- that the measure was too kind...
2014/12/16 18:22
2014/12/16 18:22
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WHEELING - The $1.1 trillion spending bill that passed the Senate Saturday did so without much help from West Virginia and Ohio. Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Rob Portman,...
2014/12/15 01:16
2014/12/15 01:16
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Two late-night votes in the Senate this weekend provide fodder for party activists already drawing up plans to reward loyalists and punish adversaries as the 2016 U.S. election cycle starts. The...
2014/12/14 12:09
2014/12/14 12:09
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First, the good news: The federal government looks like it will stay in business, uninterrupted, until the fiscal year ends in September. An omnibus bill cobbled together in the House of...
2014/12/12 20:21
2014/12/12 20:21
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Conservatives seething after spending bill they passed changes campaign finance to let wealthiest give more - hitting Tea Party's grip on Republican fundraising They're concerned the measure will...
2014/12/12 07:28
2014/12/12 07:28
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If you're Barack Obama, or a liberal Democrat generally, most of these riders are setbacks, in some cases significant ones. Indeed, Obama's condemned the Dodd-Frank and campaign finance provisions. He...
2014/12/12 02:45
2014/12/12 02:45
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WASHINGTON -- Facing a tough election landscape this year, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee had to go deep in the red, ending the electoral cycle with roughly $20 million of debt. But not...
2014/12/11 14:05
2014/12/11 14:05
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Not content with the loosened campaign finance rules made possible by Citizens United, the GOP is attempting to pass a stealth provision that would open the big money floodgates even further....
2014/12/11 01:59
2014/12/11 01:59
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WASHINGTON -- Democratic lawmakers expressed outrage at a provision slipped into the omnibus government funding bill that would expand the amount wealthy donors can give to national political party...
2014/12/11 01:28
2014/12/11 01:28
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Late Tuesday night, congressional negotiators unveiled a spending deal to keep most of the government funded through September 2015, but on Wednesday it became clear that the substantial policy...
2014/12/10 21:29
2014/12/10 21:29
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Washington (CNN) -- Top lawmakers agreed to $1.1 trillion government funding bill late Tuesday, just two days before federal agencies are due to run out of money. The negotiating breakthrough likely...
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2014/12/10 19:38
2014/12/10 19:38
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Campaign finance reform has long been on life support, but today it can be declared nearly dead. A proposal tucked deep inside the massive spending bill to keep the government running is a boon for...
2014/12/10 15:08
2014/12/10 15:08
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Plattsburgh Press-Republican on new college campus policies on consenting to sexual encounters. Maybe this will help. At least it's a step in the right direction. For...
2014/12/07 06:15
2014/12/07 06:15
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There is no “us” versus “them” in resolving the city’s collective bargaining dispute because we all lose, especially the public, if nothing gets done. We must address the rising cost of health care to...
2014/12/20 14:45
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