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Cable eclipsing broadcast for political advertising

Oct 17, 2014
Over-the-air TV is scattershot, while cable can be much more targeted.
Posted In: Political ads, cable TV, election spending

The president as fundraiser-in-chief

Oct 9, 2014
The president is doing less campaigning lately. Is that helping Democrats?
Posted In: fundraising, political donations
David Brat

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

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