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Baltimore Sun
Tweets from Rep. Donna Edwards often deletedof January — about one every two days — according to an archive of deleted twee
Tweets from Rep. Donna Edwards often deleted
Baltimore Sun / Posted 20 hours ago
of January — about one every two days — according to an archive of deleted tweets from elected officials maintained by the Sunlight Foundation website Politwoops. The group declares on its website that it created the archive so the public can... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Pressure mounts for release of Charlotte police videoto alienate Black Americans at a time when our leaders and institutions need to
Pressure mounts for release of Charlotte police video
The Charlotte Post / Posted yesterday
to alienate Black Americans at a time when our leaders and institutions need to be promoting unity.” LaVita Tuff of the Sunlight Foundation wrote in a report that North Carolina lawmakers should consider making police video more accessible,... Read more
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Yahoo Sports
Cost of Clinton-Obama Air Force One flight disclosedto pay airfare that would be comparable to a private charter," said Josh Stewar
Cost of Clinton-Obama Air Force One flight disclosed
Yahoo Sports / Posted 2 days ago
to pay airfare that would be comparable to a private charter," said Josh Stewart, deputy communications director for the Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan organization that advocates for disclosure and open government. "But unfortunately, Air... Read more
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The Atlantic
Is This the End of the Sunlight Foundation?Democratic primary by campaigning against the miasma of corruption that infects
Is This the End of the Sunlight Foundation?
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
Democratic primary by campaigning against the miasma of corruption that infects the federal government. You’d think the Sunlight Foundation would be raring for a fight. Since its inception, in January 2006, the nonprofit has advocated for a new,... Read more
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CNBC
Cost of Clinton-Obama Air Force One ride disclosedto pay airfare that would be comparable to a private charter," said Josh Stewar
Cost of Clinton-Obama Air Force One ride disclosed
CNBC / Posted 3 days ago
to pay airfare that would be comparable to a private charter," said Josh Stewart, deputy communications director for the Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for disclosure and open government. "But... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Owners and donorsfrom MLB owners tends to go to more conservative candidates and interest groups
Owners and donors
The Daily Californian / Posted 3 days ago
from MLB owners tends to go to more conservative candidates and interest groups. According to a study conducted by the Sunlight Foundation, in the 2012 political cycle, MLB-affiliated donors contributed $18,496,464 to Republican candidates... Read more
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The Hill
Local Iowa candidate takes campaign to DCD.C. ad effort is “a strategy we don’t really see at all,” said Josh Stewart, n
Local Iowa candidate takes campaign to DC
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
D.C. ad effort is “a strategy we don’t really see at all,” said Josh Stewart, no relation, a spokesman for the Sunlight Foundation, noting that it’s not a common practice for more local races. “It’s one thing to run online ads in D.C.... Read more
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The Hill
Sunlight Foundation to cut back its work, seek mergerThe Sunlight Foundation, a watchdog focused on transparency in government and c
Sunlight Foundation to cut back its work, seek merger
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The Sunlight Foundation, a watchdog focused on transparency in government and campaign finance, announced Tuesday that it would cut back much of its work and reevaluate its future. Following a two-month search for a new executive director, chairman... Read more
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The Atlantic
Where John Boehner Is Going Nexthave joined lobbying groups, organizations with lobbying divisions, or other hi
Where John Boehner Is Going Next
The Atlantic / Posted 4 days ago
have joined lobbying groups, organizations with lobbying divisions, or other high-powered firms. In a 2015 report, the Sunlight Foundation and Open Secrets noted that lobbying restrictions are weak, giving lawmakers some wiggle room in which to... Read more
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NBC News
Who does the public trust less, Clinton or Trump?vegetables or changing their kid brother's diaper." Said John Wonderlich, inte
Who does the public trust less, Clinton or Trump?
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
vegetables or changing their kid brother's diaper." Said John Wonderlich, interim executive director for the nonpartisan Sunlight Foundation: "It's certainly a less transparent election cycle than previous cycles. A lot of our political norms are... Read more
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Breitbart
Hacked Colin Powell Email: Hillary Clinton ‘Using Me as A Blanket’ to Cover Up Scandaladdresses, but private servers like the one Clinton used are rarely seen, said
Hacked Colin Powell Email: Hillary Clinton ‘Using Me as A Blanket’ to Cover Up Scandal
Breitbart / Posted 10 days ago
addresses, but private servers like the one Clinton used are rarely seen, said John Wonderlich, a policy director at the Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan group focused on government transparency, for a prior PolitiFact story. And there’s a big... Read more
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Breitbart
Obama Defends Clinton Foundation: 'Saved Countless Lives'year, which placed the Clintons’ charity on a “watch list” because of its “atyp
Obama Defends Clinton Foundation: 'Saved Countless Lives'
Breitbart / Posted 11 days ago
year, which placed the Clintons’ charity on a “watch list” because of its “atypical business model.” Bill Allison of the Sunlight Foundation told the New York Post that the Foundation was “a slush fund for the Clintons.” In 2013, the Clinton... Read more
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USA Today
Clinton, Trump face fresh scrutiny on ethicshis transparency record, but you can’t say it wasn’t part of his agenda,” said
Clinton, Trump face fresh scrutiny on ethics
USA Today / Posted 11 days ago
his transparency record, but you can’t say it wasn’t part of his agenda,” said John Wonderlich, executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, a non-profit group that promotes an open government. But in this year’s campaign, he said,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Credit card agreements: Profiles in gibberishabout half of all Americans have a 9th-grade reading ability — or lower. Don’t
Credit card agreements: Profiles in gibberish
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
about half of all Americans have a 9th-grade reading ability — or lower. Don’t feel bad, by the way. A 2012 study by the Sunlight Foundation found that members of Congress speak at an average 10-grade level, judging by words chosen and length of... Read more
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LinuxInsider.com
Federal Agencies Told to Share Their Softwaregeographically distributed entities in such development and maintenance, includ
Federal Agencies Told to Share Their Software
LinuxInsider.com / Posted 16 days ago
geographically distributed entities in such development and maintenance, including people far outside of Washington," the Sunlight Foundation said in its comments on the draft. Those comments apply to the OMB's final policy as well, said Alex... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Clinton Foundation Is Charity Fraud Of Epic Proportions", Analyst Charges In Stunning Takedownseems like the Clinton Foundation operates as a slush fund for the Clintons,” s
"Clinton Foundation Is Charity Fraud Of Epic Proportions", Analyst Charges In Stunning Takedown
Zero Hedge / Posted 17 days ago
seems like the Clinton Foundation operates as a slush fund for the Clintons,” said Bill Allison, a senior fellow at the Sunlight Foundation, a government watchdog group where progressive Democrat and Fordham Law professor Zephyr Teachout was... Read more
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Breitbart
Laws Are For the Little People: Clinton Charity Ignores Disclosure Laws for Foreign Donationsas though financial disclosure requirements are individually negotiated on a by
Laws Are For the Little People: Clinton Charity Ignores Disclosure Laws for Foreign Donations
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
as though financial disclosure requirements are individually negotiated on a by-request basis,” said John Wonderlich of the Sunlight Foundation. This effectively leaves the Clinton organization free to ignore New York’s filing requirements unless... Read more
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FOX News
‘Revolving door’? Ties between consultancy, gov’t raise questions about Benghazi probeCIA Acting Director Mike Morell is slated to testify. "It is like a revolving
‘Revolving door’? Ties between consultancy, gov’t raise questions about Benghazi probe
FOX News / Posted 18 days ago
CIA Acting Director Mike Morell is slated to testify. "It is like a revolving door on steroids," Bill Allison, whose Sunlight Foundation is a nonprofit that supports government transparency, told Fox News, adding that Washington's “revolving... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
The ‘Originario War’ Claims Its First Victimhow well they pay, here’s an excerpt from our old friend James Dale Davidson’s
The ‘Originario War’ Claims Its First Victim
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 23 days ago
how well they pay, here’s an excerpt from our old friend James Dale Davidson’s upcoming book, The Breaking Point: ‘The Sunlight Foundation — a nonpartisan watchdog group that tracks lobbyist spending and influence in both parties — reported on... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump shuns lobbyists, uses star power and donations to advance interestsexecutive to lobby personally on behalf of a variety of issues,” said Josh Stew
Donald Trump shuns lobbyists, uses star power and donations to advance interests
The Washington Times / Posted 23 days ago
executive to lobby personally on behalf of a variety of issues,” said Josh Stewart, deputy communications director for the Sunlight Foundation. “So it isn’t surprising that someone like Trump would forgo lobbyists and use his star power and... Read more
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The Hindu
How WikiLeaks releases have benefited Russiaintelligence service seeking to advance its own powerful interests, said John W
How WikiLeaks releases have benefited Russia
The Hindu / Posted 23 days ago
intelligence service seeking to advance its own powerful interests, said John Wonderlich, the executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, a group devoted to government transparency. In December 2010, Mr. Assange was arrested by the London... Read more
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The Economic Times
How Russia often benefits when Julian Assange reveals the west’s secretsintelligence service seeking to advance its own powerful interests, said John W
How Russia often benefits when Julian Assange reveals the west’s secrets
The Economic Times / Posted 24 days ago
intelligence service seeking to advance its own powerful interests, said John Wonderlich, the executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, a group devoted to government transparency. "They're just aligning themselves with whoever gives them... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Federal Agencies Told to Share Their Softwaregeographically distributed entities in such development and maintenance, includ
Federal Agencies Told to Share Their Software
E-Commerce Times / Posted 25 days ago
geographically distributed entities in such development and maintenance, including people far outside of Washington," the Sunlight Foundation said in its comments on the draft. Those comments apply to the OMB's final policy as well, said Alex... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Njabulo Moyo - a Motivational Speaker Zim Needswill spend the next four months learning from like-minded US partners, such as
Njabulo Moyo - a Motivational Speaker Zim Needs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
will spend the next four months learning from like-minded US partners, such as 350.org, Character.org, Gender Spectrum and Sunlight Foundation. "Hailing from 37 countries, leaders in the Community Solutions Programme [CSP] work on some of the... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
67 Organizations Urge Justice Dept. to Improve Data Collection Mandate on Deaths in Police CustodyAmericans Leading Together (SAALT) Southern Border Communities Coalition Sout
67 Organizations Urge Justice Dept. to Improve Data Collection Mandate on Deaths in Police Custody
CommonDreams.org / Posted 26 days ago
Americans Leading Together (SAALT) Southern Border Communities Coalition Southern Poverty Law Center StoptheDrugWar.org Sunlight Foundation T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights The United Methodist Church – General Board of Church and... Read more
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The Hill
The Trail 2016: Trump the Politicianpresidential candidate seeks to help the party take back control of the upper c
The Trail 2016: Trump the Politician
The Hill / Posted 26 days ago
presidential candidate seeks to help the party take back control of the upper chamber. 39 MILLION DIFFERENCES: The Sunlight Foundation reports: In 2014, the Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission eliminated... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Sanders' kickoff of nonprofit answers some questions, raises othersbehind these groups is incredibly tough, and there is virtually no transparency
Sanders' kickoff of nonprofit answers some questions, raises others
Bennington Banner / Posted 27 days ago
behind these groups is incredibly tough, and there is virtually no transparency," said Josh Stewart, a spokesman at the Sunlight Foundation. "We often refer to 501(c)(4) groups as dark money groups because they are not required to disclose their... Read more
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Orange County Register
The Clinton’s dubious promise to quit taking dictators’ donations“watch list” after determining that it spends far below the 75 percent benchmar
The Clinton’s dubious promise to quit taking dictators’ donations
Orange County Register / Posted 28 days ago
“watch list” after determining that it spends far below the 75 percent benchmark on its stated mission. It was the liberal Sunlight Foundation that concluded that the foundation “operates like a slush fund for the Clintons.” Moreover, their... Read more
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CNBC
Looking for a Clinton payment for an Air Force One flightit comes to the use of Air Force One for political purposes," said Josh Stewart
Looking for a Clinton payment for an Air Force One flight
CNBC / Posted a month ago
it comes to the use of Air Force One for political purposes," said Josh Stewart, deputy communications director for the Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advocates for disclosure and open government. The July 5... Read more

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