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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

On the influence of money in politics

Nov 7, 2012
Revisiting the issue of money and its role in politics in this country.
Posted In: campaign finance, campaign contributions, super PACs

Stealth spending on the rise as Election Day approaches

Oct 18, 2012
Why it's so tough to expose super PAC mystery donors.
Posted In: super PACs, super PAC, campaign finance

How spending may define a campaign

Oct 9, 2012
How a candidate staffs his campaign says a lot about the candidate. How the campaign spends money can mean the difference between winning and losing.
Posted In: campaign finance, 2012 election

'Tiger Blood' flows in Florida race

Aug 24, 2012
A Democratic super PAC goes after Rep. Connie Mack for past legal troubles by comparing him to actor Charlie Sheen.
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, campaign finance, Florida, Connie Mack, Charlie Sheen

Cancer ad prompts GOP attack

Aug 10, 2012
Republicans attack Obama over Bain cancer ad
Posted In: 2012 election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, campaign finance, Republicans, Bain Capital

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