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Tag: campaign finance

STUDY: PBS Remains Gold Standard For Coverage Of Campaign Finance Reform

This report analyzed coverage of campaign finance reform on Sunday morning talk shows and four nightly news programs.

Voters Can Now Weigh In On Citizens United

California voters will be able to vote for overturning Citizens United.

Staffing Up for Corruption

There was a new category of staffing added to Big Money in politics. Campaigns are now hiring “donor maintenance managers” as personal concierges to millionaire supporters—another example of plutocratic corruption of our democratic elections.

Buy Your Way into Scott Walker’s Circle

Presidential candidate Scott Walker wants you to think he cares about people like you, so he is inviting people to sit down and talk to him face-to-face—it only costs $1 million. It's time we end this corrupt mockery of our electoral democracy.

A Mailman on a Mission

"Doug Hughes’ gyrocopter stunt was no flight of fancy." It seems the majority of Americans are behind his bold “very special delivery” through the heart of our nation’s most restricted airspace in an effort to shake up and shape up Congress.

Wall Street Banks on Buying the Democrats’ Love

Big money is threatening the Democratic party by saying that major campaign donations are dependent on “a friendlier attitude toward the banks.” This just shows what little respect banks actually have.

Kissing the Koch Ring

Corporate spending was bad in previous years, but wait until 2016 as it is set to corrupt the candidates and greatly diminish voter participation. This time around, the Koch machine will spend three times more than last year’s midterm elections.

A Flat-footed Backflip for Wall Street

Congress did a dazzling flip-flop, putting taxpayers back on the hook for the banksters’ high-risk speculation. It's always something else when Wall Street and Congress get together—in secret.

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Respect existence or expect resistance

“It’s time that we take responsibility for our own lives … that we create a world which gives us the power to act, instead of hoping that other people will solve problems.”

Congressman apologizes for nude selfie

Barton announced his re-election bid earlier this month and has no intention of resigning.

The rules according to Trump

Women rise against centuries of assault and sexual harassment. Yet a man accused of such crimes remains in the White House.

This company is turning plastic waste into public furniture

The New Raw's project, "Print Your City!" calls on citizens to support turning their discarded plastic into furniture by combining 3D printing with recycling.

You now have more time to protest national park fee hikes

"Our voices must be heard and we encourage the public to continue speaking out."

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