In the post-Citizens United era, where campaign fundraising involves pandering to corporate lobbyists and wealthy, special interests, requests like Reid's -- someone who is viewed as a leader in the Democratic party -- only further the appearance of corruption in our democracy.
A unanimous vote kicked the can one month down the road and left the public in the same place it was before -- with no rules
"The New Hampshire legislature has really been a breeding ground for women,” she said. “Part of that is that the women have
Part of Ravel’s challenge is helping the agency find its voice. Only Ravel and fellow Democratic Commissioner Ellen Weintraub
But he also said, "Both instances are worth investigation." The Democratic Party's inclusion of a decoder key, he said, "doesn't
Well-known corporate chiefs funded illegal "dark money" contributions to groups in the Koch brothers' political network involved in Thursday's record campaign finance settlement in California, according to settlement documents.
The contributions were spotted by Common Cause California, which reported them to the Fair Political Practices Commission
This partisan divide has kept the FEC from adopting new disclosure rules in light of the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United
Melanie Sloan, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said in a statement, "CREW is
The effects of the stunning fall from grace and subsequent arrest on September 2nd of veteran campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee continue to ripple throughout the California political community.