Nation Topics - Campaign Finance
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On paper, the influence-peddling business is drying up. But lobbying money is flooding Washington, DC like never before. What’s going on?
New IRS regulations for 501(c)(4) groups may damage the ability of everyday Americans to have an impact on the political process.
John Podesta is just the latest to make use of the White House’s revolving door for lobbyists.
Recently filed tax returns shed light on some of the dark money that flooded the campaign season.
Special interests dominate Washington and undermine our democracy.
It’s absurd to expect agency auditors to sort out confusing, outdated campaign finance laws and regulations.
Can he make New York the “progressive capital of the nation”—by empowering Republicans?
It’s because they are so beholden to their big-money contributors that they can’t fight the GOP even on issues that they know have overwhelming public support.
A former FCC commissioner points out that the agency can simply enforce a campaign finance disclosure requirement that’s already on the books.
The good news is that things have gotten so bad, almost everyone agrees we need to make big changes.
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