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Stapilus: Who Gives, Who Gets

This is a call to do your own political investigations. If you have an Internet connection, you can do it from where you are right now.In the next few weeks, you’ll see more news stories about campaign finance contributions and spending, since reporting ... [Published Twin Falls Times-News - 30 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Walmart's Plan To Encourage Political Donations Violates Election Law, Groups Claim

Walmart is violating campaign finance law by encouraging workers to donate to a PAC backing the company's favorite political candidates, according to a complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission on Monday.The company entices managers, executives, ... [Published Huffington Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 2 reports

Attack ads take over Colorado airwaves in U.S. Senate showdown

Television campaign attack ads dominating airwaves across the state depict Colorado’s senatorial candidates as extreme, harmful and woefully out of step with their fellow Coloradans.Crossroads GPS, a conservative political action committee headed by former ... [Published Summit Daily News - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Republicans have a plan to gridlock workplace justice

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) This week, Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander introduced a bill[1] that would add a sixth member to the National Labor Relations Board, so that instead of having three members of the president's ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Rowland guilty on all seven counts

A New Haven federal jury on Friday afternoon found former Republican Gov. John G. Rowland guilty on all seven charges related to a campaign finance conspiracy, according to the prosecutor's office.Rowland, who will be sentenced Dec. 12, faces a maximum ... [Published Hartford Business Journal - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Models' Legacy of 'Dead End Disclosure' Lives on with Allied Groups

WASHINGTON, DC -- The following information was released by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW):By Matt CorleyEarlier today, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed complaints against New Models, a politically ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-Connecticut governor guilty of violating federal campaign laws

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland, a political rising star who crashed a decade ago in a corruption scandal, fell again Friday when a jury in federal court found him guilty in a low-rent scheme to collect secret paychecks from ... [Published Union Leader - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Alaska U.S. Senate Candidates Are Funded Mainly by Outside Sources

-According to the Center for Responsive Politics , Mark Begich, D-Alaska, receives 75 percent of his campaign contributions from out of state. That’s the third-highest percentage of all active senators running for re-election.Begich received more money ... [Published KTUU - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Phone app off mark on major firms

Published: Saturday, 9/20/2014 - Updated: 24 seconds agoTECHNOLOGY WITH POLITICAL TWISTBY TOM TROYBLADE POLITICS WRITERA newly released smart-phone app helps buyers decide whether the products they may buy are from firms whose politics match their o ... [Published Toledoblade.com - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Texas Deputy found dead AUSTIN …

AUSTIN — Divers found the body of a missing Central Texas sheriff's deputy on Friday, a day after her patrol car was found swamped by Hurricane Odile floodwaters minutes after she radioed for help while checking flooded low-water crossings.Senior Deputy ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Republicans have a plan to gridlock workplace justice

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) This week, Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander introduced a bill that would add a sixth member to the National Labor Relations Board, so that instead of having three members of the president's ... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

Congressional Candidate Fundraising Down in Midterms

By Emily Cahn[1] Posted at 5:49 p.m. on Sept. 16 A new report says congressional candidates aren't raising as much money as a whole this cycle. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Residents of states with competitive House and Senate races may not believe it, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 17 2014]

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"Does the ratio raise some eyebrows? Yes. Does this directly fly in the face of the statute? I don't think so," Levinson said. "Welcome to the world of campaign-finance laws, where no one knows what loopholes will be used."
"If (former President Ronald) Reagan's a libertarian, then yes, I'm the same Republican that Reagan was" said Hopkins-Cavanagh, 54, who said she is primarily interested in the emphasis libertarians put on "fiscal responsibility."
...The attorney said that Rowland's "arrogance and profile" as a Hartford-area radio talk-show host adds "prominence and hypocrisy" to the case. "In my view, hypocrisy will do him in. His disrespect for the law is now notorious."
People were willing to accept Rowland's story of redemption after his time in prison, Benevento said. "He found religion and was a reformed person, [but] it was just hypocrisy" Benevento said

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Republicans have a plan to gridlock workplace j... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 21 2014]
'Does He Not Know Better?': Disbelief In Waterb... [Published Hartford Courant - Sep 21 2014]
New Models' Legacy of 'Dead End Disclosure' Liv... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 20 2014]
Ex-Connecticut governor guilty of violating fed... [Published Union Leader - Sep 20 2014]
Centenary Host Site for U.S. Senate Debate [Published PRWeb - Sep 20 2014]
Phone app off mark on major firms [Published Toledoblade.com - Sep 20 2014]
Connecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes [Published Boston Globe - Sep 20 2014]
Texas Deputy found dead AUSTIN … [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 20 2014]
Allen claims ‘momentum’ in race against Barrow [Published Statesboro Herald - Sep 20 2014]
Alaska U.S. Senate Candidates Are Funded Mainly... [Published KTUU - Sep 20 2014]
Rowland guilty on all seven counts [Published Hartford Business Journal - Sep 20 2014]
Former Governor Convicted of Illegal Activity i... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
McDonnells file motions for acquittal, new trial [Published Stafford County Sun - Sep 19 2014]
Cuccinelli sues ‘scam PAC’ for allegedly mislea... [Published Washington Post - Sep 19 2014]
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Rowland guilty on all counts, his lawyer vows a... [Published The Connecticut Mirror - Sep 19 2014]
Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws [Published Hartford Courant - Sep 19 2014]
Rowland found guilty [Published Greenwich Time - Sep 19 2014]
Rowland Guilty [Published WTNH.com - Sep 19 2014]
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Republicans have a plan to gridlock workplace j... [Published Daily Kos - Sep 19 2014]
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY)This week, Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell and Lamar Alexander introduced a bill that would add a sixth member to the National Labor Relations Board, so that instead of having three members of the president's ...
Senate Republican Leaders Introduce Bill That W... [Published Think Progress - Sep 19 2014]
CREDIT: AP The National Labor Relations Board is a federal agency that has the exclusive power to enforce much of America’s labor law. If an employer tries to unlawfully intimidate workers against joining a union, or if it retaliates against pro-union ...
Eric Hananoki: John Rowland, Former CT Governor... [Published Media Matters for America - County Fair - Sep 19 2014]
Former Connecticut Governor and ex-radio host John Rowland (R) was  found guilty  in federal court of violating campaign finance laws.   The Associated Press  reports  Rowland was convicted "of all seven counts, including conspiracy, falsifying records ...
Braley Boosted By Outside Spending In Iowa Sena... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 17 2014]
Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) has railed against spending by Republican-aligned outside groups in the state’s Senate race this year. However, the Democratic Senate candidate has benefited from more ad spending by such groups than has his Republican opponent ...
Warren Buffett to Speak at California Fundraise... [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 17 2014]
Billionaire Warren Buffett is scheduled to speak on a conference call to a California fundraiser on Wednesday for Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes. Grimes, who currently serves as Secretary of State for Kentucky, has ...
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