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More and more, mainstream political campaigns are dressing up fundraising pleas with the scary language of collection agencies.
The Clintons’ former nemesis created an apparatus to fend off their enemies—right and left.
Conservatives are pouring big money into these contests to get a leg up on the 2016 presidential race.
A former FCC commissioner points out that the agency can simply enforce a campaign finance disclosure requirement that’s already on the books.
Under the radar, the pseudo-grassroots group Americans for Prosperity is pulling out the stops to defeat Obama.
The depressing defeat of the recall suggests that “money power” cannot be easily thwarted, even by determined “people power.”
A web of right-wing groups bankrolled by billionaires dominates our politics. Our media shouldn’t let them remain in the shadows.
As campaigns against the right-wing group continue, we must fight its sabotaging of voting rights across the country.
With the 2012 elections projected to be the priciest ever, we must rein in the billions of influence-peddling dollars flowing toward Washington.
Liliana Segura on Obama's immigration policy, D.D. Guttenplan and Maria Margaronis on the UK's faltering Liberal Democrats, and Frank Askin on electoral reform in New Jersey.