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TribLIVE
Trump’s success with largely self-funded campaign defies usual patternyou are head of a corporation, you are pretty much used to doing what you want,
Trump’s success with largely self-funded campaign defies usual pattern
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
you are head of a corporation, you are pretty much used to doing what you want,” said Richard Skinner, an analyst for the Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan nonprofit in Washington. And that may not transfer well to government or campaigns,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Hillary Says Trump Is Most Dangerous Presidential Candidate Ever – But Is She?seems like the Clinton Foundation operates as a slush fund for the Clintons,” s
Hillary Says Trump Is Most Dangerous Presidential Candidate Ever – But Is She?
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 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. Supporters of the Clintons would no doubt disagree with this assessment, as... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Taxpayer-funded campaign staff can knock at Kansans' doorsfor the personal staff of other eleced officials. That exception is unusual, s
Taxpayer-funded campaign staff can knock at Kansans' doors
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
for the personal staff of other eleced officials. That exception is unusual, said Emily Shaw, a senior analyst with the Sunlight Foundation, a national group that pushes for government transparency. “It sounds like an odd loophole in an... Read more
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The Signal
Scott Wilk: Transparency to the state Capitolelites to engage in a more public and transparent process. I am not alone in t
Scott Wilk: Transparency to the state Capitol
The Signal / Posted 9 days ago
elites to engage in a more public and transparent process. I am not alone in that assessment. The non-profit, non-partisan Sunlight Foundation gives the California Legislature a “D” when it comes to transparency. Moreover, the Center for Public... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Instability in Capitalist Economies and a Better Way to Think About Credit Risklobbyists to protect their independence and to blunt government efforts to hold
Instability in Capitalist Economies and a Better Way to Think About Credit Risk
Naked Capitalism / Posted 9 days ago
lobbyists to protect their independence and to blunt government efforts to hold the agencies accountable. For instance, the Sunlight Foundation notes spending by Moody’s, S&P, and S&P’s parent company McGraw Hill, on various public-policy issues,... Read more
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Fortune
Twitter Just Shut Down a Website Archiving Users' Deleted Tweetsholding public officials accountable for what they choose to say publicly. Whi
Twitter Just Shut Down a Website Archiving Users' Deleted Tweets
Fortune / Posted 13 days ago
holding public officials accountable for what they choose to say publicly. While Politiwoops is known to be managed by the Sunlight Foundation and the Open State Foundation, two non-profits focused on transparency in government, PostGhost was... Read more
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Philly.com
All about that Democratic convention donor list you're not supposed to see yetto hold people accountable, to see who is funding the convention," Richard Skin
All about that Democratic convention donor list you're not supposed to see yet
Philly.com / Posted 14 days ago
to hold people accountable, to see who is funding the convention," Richard Skinner, policy analyst at the Washington-based Sunlight Foundation, said. If the committee does not hit its goal, it will have to tap a $15 million line of credit the city... Read more
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Slate
Big Donors Are Keeping a Low Profile at the Conventions. Why?work with Dentons, one of the world’s largest law firms. Andrew serves as its g
Big Donors Are Keeping a Low Profile at the Conventions. Why?
Slate / Posted 16 days ago
work with Dentons, one of the world’s largest law firms. Andrew serves as its global chairman. Political Party Time, the Sunlight Foundation database that tracks invitations to fundraisers, has so far obtained two convention party invites—one for... Read more
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The Register
$15m renames Harvard centerattend the elite university. In 2004, he made a similar gift to endow a law pr
$15m renames Harvard center
The Register / Posted 19 days ago
attend the elite university. In 2004, he made a similar gift to endow a law professorship, and on giving up corporate life he also started and is CEO of the Sunlight Foundation which is dedicated to bringing greater transparency to the US Congres... Read more
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Roll Call
Party Pay Gap: House Democrats Spend More On Staff Than GOPper day, according to a Roll Call analysis of current voting members using Hous
Party Pay Gap: House Democrats Spend More On Staff Than GOP
Roll Call / Posted 19 days ago
per day, according to a Roll Call analysis of current voting members using House disbursement data made available by the Sunlight Foundation. Though recent cuts in congressional office budgets have applied to both parties equally, there’s more... Read more
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Roll Call
Staffer Raise Might Pay for Daily Coffeesalaries from 2009 to 2013. Workers in comparable jobs in the Washington area
Staffer Raise Might Pay for Daily Coffee
Roll Call / Posted 23 days ago
salaries from 2009 to 2013. Workers in comparable jobs in the Washington area make considerably more. A 2010 study by the Sunlight Foundation found that chiefs of staff could earn 40 percent more in the private sector than on the Hill and that... Read more
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The Atlantic
Can the Freedom of Information Act Be Fixed?for the same record, it must post the record online. “That’s all a win,” said
Can the Freedom of Information Act Be Fixed?
The Atlantic / Posted 24 days ago
for the same record, it must post the record online. “That’s all a win,” said Alexander Howard, a senior analyst at the Sunlight Foundation, an open-government group. “It’s not the revolutionary reform that I think some people would like to see.... Read more
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Roll Call
Hill Salary Increase Proposal Won't Amount to Muchsalaries from 2009 to 2013. Workers in comparable jobs in the Washington area
Hill Salary Increase Proposal Won't Amount to Much
Roll Call / Posted 24 days ago
salaries from 2009 to 2013. Workers in comparable jobs in the Washington area make considerably more. A 2010 study by the Sunlight Foundation found that chiefs of staff could earn 40 percent more in the private sector than on the Hill and that... Read more
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Daily Herald
Why Wall Street fought so hard against Brexitaccording to a person familiar with the matter. Citigroup and Morgan Stanley do
Why Wall Street fought so hard against Brexit
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
according to a person familiar with the matter. Citigroup and Morgan Stanley donated 250,000 pounds each, according to the Sunlight Foundation. Citigroup created a "group of senior leaders from across our businesses and functions to ensure we were... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wall Street banks on Friday scrambled to contain Brexit falloutaccording to a person familiar with the matter. Citigroup and Morgan Stanley do
Wall Street banks on Friday scrambled to contain Brexit fallout
Boston Globe / Posted 30 days ago
according to a person familiar with the matter. Citigroup and Morgan Stanley donated 250,000 pounds each, according to the Sunlight Foundation. Citigroup created a ‘‘group of senior leaders from across our businesses and functions to ensure we... Read more
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