For some 2016 candidates, there was a lot of sharing during the campaign season -- more than ever before. It wasn't due to an epidemic of altruism, though; in fact, it might have been quite the reverse.
The 2016 takeaway In another ad, titled "America's Bully," Clinton tells a young girl, "We shouldn't let anybody bully his
It used to be a must-have accessory for any presidential campaign. Now, the deep-pocketed super PAC that is dedicated to supporting you, and only you, is more an integral part of a candidate's campaign machinery.
For those trying to secretly influence the election as the clock winds down, Oct. 20 was an important milestone. If a super PAC waited until then to register, it doesn't need to file any information about its donors with the FEC until 30 days after the election. Pretty smooth, eh?
We must eliminate the corrosive and corrupting influence of big money in politics, and restore the Democratic principles of our Founding Fathers.
In my job as a documentary maker, I am lucky to meet and get to know people from many different backgrounds who are kind enough to let me come into their world with my camera. They show me, and an audience of strangers, the things that are special to them in their bubble of lifestyle, politics, or worldview.
Total outside spending for the 2016 election has already reached a record $660 million, more than twice the $289 million spent by outside groups by this point in the 2012 election.
Former Chief White House Ethics Lawyer: Clinton Foundation Controversy Is Just A Distraction From Bigger Issue
Hillary Clinton's critics claim that federal ethics laws were broken when her subordinates at the State Department arranged meetings and other favors for donors to the Bill and Hillary Clinton Foundation.
I asked Nate Lerner of the coalition whether Melania Trump is herself a victim in this, or at least her husband's collateral
If Clinton was bought by investment bankers, hedge fund managers and the like, we'd expect to see them donating in large numbers to her campaign committee; even though individual contributions to that account are limited to $2,700 for the primary and another $2,700 for the general election, they are a good measure of which parts of the economy are really drawn to a candidate.