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Two nonprofit groups point to donor reports with false and missing information.
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A battle over efforts to call a constitutional convention is currently taking place throughout the country. Occurring below
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The real purpose of an individual-candidate Super PAC is to circumvent candidate contribution limits. Wealthy donors, corporations and other contributors use these Super PACs as vehicles to make unlimited contributions to directly support the candidate backed by the Super PAC.
Politics
Camp's report revealed, apparently for the first time, that Lerner was alarmed Crossroads hadn't been flagged for an audit
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There are enormous stakes for the country in the campaign finance case the Supreme Court agreed to review this week.
Politics
At its conference on Friday, February 15, 2013, the Court is expected to act on a petition for certiorari in a case that involves a challenge to the constitutionality of the ban on corporate contributions to federal candidates.
Politics
What happened to the president who warned us about the dangers of corporate money in the American political system? What happened to the president who warned us about the damage being done to our country by business as usual in Washington?
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History is quite clear that unlimited funds provided to benefit an officeholder or candidate create the opportunity for corruption or the appearance of corruption. And that is the opportunity being created with the establishment of Organizing for Action by the president and his political allies.
Environment
Critics say it's more of the same out of an Obama Administration that in the first term had a cozy relationship with corporate patrons.
Politics
In today's letter, Democracy 21 and the Campaign Legal Center called those statements by Crossroads GPS "simply not credible
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There is little doubt that million dollar contributions would be solicited and given if the aggregate contribution limit is removed. History makes clear that when it comes to raising and spending political money, what can be done will be done.
Politics
Senator McConnell doesn't have a constitutional leg on which to stand when he argues against the right of citizens to know the identity of secret donors funding campaign expenditures to influence their votes.
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The theory, of course, will be that, if political spending is a form of speech, there should be no limit on spending that "speaks" directly to a candidate who shares one's policy views.
Politics
The Thursday press conference was held in conjunction with an FEC oversight hearing by the House Committee on House Administration
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A new analysis by Democracy 21, the Campaign Legal Center and the Center for Responsive Politics concludes that 55 of the
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The letter called out one liberal group (Priorities USA), two conservative groups (Crossroads GPS and American Action Network
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Just last week, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) sued the Federal Election Commission, demanding it abandon its “for the purpose
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The terms of five of the commissioners will have expired by the end of April, but the nomination process is also deadlocked
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Much of the media, which does not understand the military issues involved, and exaggerates the dangers in the Israel-Iran confrontation, bear much of the blame. So here is some clarification.