In this turbulent midterm election year, two academics decided to practice what they preached. They left the classroom, confronted the reality of down-and-dirty politics, and tried to replace moneyed interests with the public interest.
Every vote does indeed count on Tuesday. Every vote is needed to insure an Obama victory margin beyond Super Pac attack, litigation, manipulation, or corruption. The actual presidential selection is on Monday, December 17, 2012.
This story comes courtesy of California Watch. "This is really what the FPPC should be doing," Ravel said. "Even if it doesn't
Adelson, 79-year-old chairman of Las Vegas Sands Corp , has come to symbolize a new era in U.S. campaign finance that affords
* Jon Stryker - activist and heir to the medical supply company fortune of his grandfather. Forbes puts his net worth at
Whether you're a Democrat, Republican,Tea-partier, liberal, conservative, or in-between, you're experiencing an election season unlike any in U.S. history. That's because the rules on political spending have changed in a billion dollar way.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, a legendary fundraiser and political strategist before he won elected office, has dropped his
The contributions add to the more than $50 million Perenchio and his wife have poured into politics for decades, mostly to
"Anxiously," is the adverb one top campaign official used to describe how the re-election team will handle the wave of spending
Outside groups are raking in unlimited funds to spend on advertising, largely negative. Spawned by a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court
The Romney campaign has seemed to keep its distance from Arpaio, despite seeking and receiving his endorsement in 2008. This
WASHINGTON -- A group of high-profile Republican strategists is working with a conservative billionaire on a proposal to
Strapped for cash and facing a tidal wave of big-money Republican attack ads, Democratic super PACs are putting an unlikely
Friess drew national headlines after injecting himself into the contraception debate after suggesting Bayer aspirin as a