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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

Anti-Bloomberg ad signals new political trend

Aug 29, 2014
You don't have to be a candidate to be the target of an attack ad.
Posted In: elections, campaign finance, Citizens United, NRA, Michael Bloomberg

No deluge of campaign cash after limits end

Jul 24, 2014
Lobbyists are among the small number of donors affected by the decision.
Posted In: campaign finance, Supreme Court, lobbying

Financial planning for political donors

Jun 30, 2014
A "donor-side consultant" helps the wealthy figure out which candidates to back.
Posted In: campaign finance, campaign contributions

The 2014 primary season has been expensive

Jun 19, 2014
Outside groups are pouring more money into races, earlier.
Posted In: campaign finance, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, republican primaries
Kevin McCarthy

What does the Majority Leader do? Brings in the cash

Jun 18, 2014
Job number #1 is to keep the majority. To do that, you need money. Lots of it.
Posted In: elections, Congress, campaign finance

Supreme Court opens gates for political money

Apr 2, 2014
Many expect Wednesday's ruling to mean an overall increase in how much money goes into politics.
Posted In: Supreme Court, campaign finance

A sequel to Citizens United comes before Supreme Court

Oct 8, 2013
Today the Supreme Court hears arguments in a campaign finance case you could call the sequel to the landmark campaign finance case Citizens United.
Posted In: Supreme Court, campaign finance, Citizens United

Citizens United Part II? Supreme Court takes up direct campaign donations

Feb 20, 2013
On Tuesday, the court announced it will take up a case challenging limits on how much individuals can contribute directly to candidates or political parties within an two-year election cycle.
Posted In: Citizens United, campaign finance, Supreme Court

After 3 years, new attempts to limit Citizens United

Jan 17, 2013
The Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling, allowing unlimited campaign spending by corporations and unions, is three years old. New York is taking the lead in trying to make donors more transparent.
Posted In: Eric Schneiderman, Citizens United, Supreme Court, campaign finance

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