Nation Topics - Campaign Finance
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Since Citizens United, corporations and foreign entities can spend unlimited undisclosed funds on elections. Here's what it looks like.
Thanks to Citizens United, US and foreign corporations can secretly spend millions on political campaigns under the cover of trade associations.
The nation’s top business lobby has built up a huge war chest for conservatives. But has it crossed the legal line?
A web of right-wing groups bankrolled by billionaires dominates our politics. Our media shouldn’t let them remain in the shadows.
President Obama is to be applauded for questioning Mitt Romney’s legacy, although his motives seem to be as opportunistic as those of Romney’s primary race opponents.
In the June 5 recall election to unseat Gov. Scott Walker and his cronies, grassroots activists are fighting millions in corporate cash.
As campaigns against the right-wing group continue, we must fight its sabotaging of voting rights across the country.
The Republicans are a sick joke, and their narrow ideological stupidity has left rational voters no choice in the coming presidential election but Barack Obama.
With the 2012 elections projected to be the priciest ever, we must rein in the billions of influence-peddling dollars flowing toward Washington.
Why does 76 percent of the civil libertarian’s Super PAC money come from billionaire Peter Thiel, whose Palantir Technologies helps the government spy on citizens?
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