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Grading the political campaign manager

Sep 25, 2014
The difficulty politicians have evaluating managers and consultants.
Posted In: campaign, football, consulting

Congress is back in town

Sep 8, 2014
What will and won’t be happening in Congress in advance of midterms.
Posted In: Congress, government shutdown, election

How big donors affect American politics

Sep 5, 2014
Kai Ryssdal talks to Ken Vogel about his book "Big Money."
Posted In: campaign finance, Koch brothers, authors

It's illegal to work in August...for Congress

Jul 22, 2014
According to law, Congress is not permitted to work during the month of August.
Posted In: Congress, Congressional recess, summer vacation

MayDay PAC: The end of the Super PAC era?

Jul 7, 2014
Lawrence Lessig decided the only way to take down Super PACs... was to make one.
Posted In: super PACs, political donations
Republican Rep. Paul Ryan Visits The Iowa State Fair

Spring break for Congress: Still work

Apr 14, 2014
Congress is in the midst of a two-week recess.
Posted In: Congress

Following the money on the new IRS rules

Nov 27, 2013
How much light will the new IRS rules shed on political dark money?
Posted In: Citizens United, political donors, scotus

Business groups change up their political giving

Nov 11, 2013
After last month’s government shutdown and brinkmanship regarding raising the nation’s borrowing limit, the business community is making its dissatisfaction with how business gets done in Washington clear through a new pattern of political giving.
Posted In: political donations, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, tea party

The IRS's embarrassment creates free advertising for conservative groups

May 17, 2013
Revelations the IRS gave extra scrutiny to conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status has raised their profile, and for some, their fundraising.
Posted In: IRS, tea party

Is rebranding the GOP like rebranding Cheerios?

Mar 18, 2013
Republican advisers have released a plan to grow their party. Some high-profile conservatives say the GOP needs a message-makeover to be competitive. How do corporate marketers view the challenge?
Posted In: Republicans, GOP, Re-branding, branding

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