Nation Topics - Campaign Finance
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Did the Tea Party set the agenda for last night's elections? Is the Blue Dog coalition done for? Nation contributors Richard Kim, John Nichols and Laura Flanders explain.
Moderates are no longer welcome in the GOP—and Democrats shouldn't try to compromise with what the party's become.
With a severely dysfunctional election system overly dependent on private cash, the control of the entire House could be in the hands of a few Democrats in safe seats.
This election season, we are witnessing an assault on democracy by multinational corporations that, freed by the Citizens United ruling, are out to get the best government money can buy.
The overwhelming number of Supreme Court cases cited by Justice Anthony Kennedy in his decision were intended to protect the unique First Amendment rights of media outlets, not all corporations.
In recent primaries, winners clinched nominations by spending big.
What if campaign finance reform took a page from baseball's playbook?
Republicans are trying to roll back the clock on campaign finance limits. Haven't they been paying attention?
By equating money with free speech, is the Supreme Court defending the right of the rich to steal elections?
Hillary Clinton's touting her expertise over Obama--but is experience at political attack, mega-fundraising and cronyism really all that desirable?