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Dark Money and Our Looming OligarchyMichael Tomasky

Hundreds of millions of untraceable donations are flowing to candidates, and at some point soon untraceable ‘dark money’ will likely overtake the system.There is something obscene in looking at the raw numbers , is there not? More than $500 million being ... [Published Daily Beast - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Flawed regulations let billionaires buy senator

Regardless of the outcome of this year’s U.S. Senate race between incumbent Kay Hagan and state House Speaker Thom Tillis, North Carolina voters can rest assured that they will have elected the nation’s most expensive senator.The billionaires have been ... [Published Salisbury Post - 6 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

PATEL: Stuck in the past

The Supreme Court must become more flexible and more representative by | Oct 22 2014 | 2 hours agoRecent decisions have made it clear that the Supreme Court is an out-of-touch, archaic institution that frequently stands in the way of the people’s will ... [Published UV Cavalier Daily - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Rothfus in the money, McClelland not so much

This site is optimized for mobile devices with no download required. | Democrat Erin McClelland and Republican U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus squared off Wednesday night during the Beaver County Chamber of Commerce debate at Penn State-Beaver in Center Township. ... [Published Beaver County Times - 4 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

College 'breaks law promoting rally for Democrat'

(CAMPUSREFORM) — A public university in New York violated federal election laws by sending out an email promoting a campaign rally for Democratic congressional incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop (N.Y.) and former-President Bill Clinton, an elections lawyer told ... [Published WorldNetDaily - 12 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 2 reports

Democrats have at least one billionaire on their side in US midterm elections

One of the biggest crusades to encourage voter turnout in this year’s US midterm elections has been led by the billionaire hedge fund founder Tom Steyer.The San Francisco-based liberal has pledged $55 million (€43 million) to NextGen Climate, his super ... [Published Irish Times - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Elections, NextGen, Donor
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Candidates reminded to file campaign finance receipts reports

Secretary of State Max Maxfield reminds all non-federal candidates, candidate committees, political action committees (PACs) and organizations that state law requires them to submit a campaign finance Receipts Report by Tuesday, Oct. 28, seven days before ... [Published Casper Journal - 15 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

District Court Issues Memorandum Opinion and Order in Holmes, et al. v. FEC

WASHINGTON – The United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued its Memorandum Opinion and Order in Holmes, et al. v. FEC (Case 1:14-cv-01243-RMC) yesterday, denying plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary injunction. The court also ordered ... [Published FEC.gov - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

National GOP buys ads in Iowa Congressional races

DAVENPORT -- The political arm for House Republicans is making a play for Iowa's 1st and 2nd congressional district seats.The National Republican Congressional Committee said Monday that it's buying $1.3 million in television ad time in the two districts, ... [Published Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

The best investigative reporting on campaign finance since 2012 ProPublica

© Provided by ProPublicaAfter Wisconsin State Sen. Jessica King voted against a mining bill, two dark money groups poured money into ads attacking her. King lost her race. (Darren Hauck/AP Photo for ProPublica)The 2012 elections shattered spending records, ... [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

FEC issues final rules on independent expenditures and electioneering communications

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. FEC, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) has revised its regulations for corporations and labor organizations. Decided on January 21, 2010, Citizens United held that corporations ... [Published Lexology - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

New regs for Tuesday: Campaign spending, energy efficiency

Tuesday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules for campaign spending by corporations and labor organizations, the telecommunications relay serviced for people with hearing impairments, and about a half dozen energy efficiency rules.Here's ... [Published The Hill - Oct 20 2014]

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"This case should serve as a reminder of the unfortunate truth that some people abuse positions of trust to enrich themselves at the expense of others" said U S Attorney Robert Pitman in a statement
"The simple act of voting would be an improvement of where we stand right now," Smith said. "If you don't bother to vote, then you forfeit the right to complain about the results."

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Almost $4 billion will be spent for this year’s midterm election, the Center for Responsive Politics is projecting. That figure makes this year’s election by far the most expensive midterm ever . The candidates and parties alone will combine to spend about ...
Steyer puts $15M into his climate super-PAC [Published E2-Wire - 20 hours ago]
Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer put another $15 million into his super-PAC NextGen Climate, according to recent filings.Federal Election Commission records from NextGen Climate filed Tuesday night show Steyer contributed $15 million in... ...
"This may be the worst race-baiting campaign ad... [Published Althouse - Oct 17 2014]
Says Salon's Luke Brinker about this new ad from the National Republican Campaign Committee:Here's the famous Willie Horton ad for comparison: Here 's a New Yorker article from 2 years ago about Larry McCarthy, the man who created the Willie Horton ...
Montana Democrat Taking Salary from Her Own Cam... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 17 2014]
Montana Democrat Amanda Curtis is drawing a salary from her own Senate campaign, Federal Election Commission records show. A teacher and socialist who won the Democratic nomination after Sen. John Walsh was accused of plagiarism, Curtis received more ...
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