Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Tag: campaign finance

Trump 2020 campaign ad payments hidden by layers of shell companies

The Trump campaign and representatives of the firms had not responded to request for comment.

House passes HR 1 – a sweeping anti-corruption bill to get...

“HR 1 restores the people’s faith that government works for the public interest, the people’s interest, not the special interest.”

Democrats reintroduce DISCLOSE Act to combat dark money ‘poison’

It will restore public faith in our government. It will mark a major step towards fixing what's broken in Washington."

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.

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CEO pay is up nearly 1000% over the last four decades

"The economy would suffer no harm if CEOs were paid less (or taxed more)."

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill larger than Exxon...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Exploiting Russiagate coma, Democrats raped climate movement

Never expect a climate warrior to fare well in a Russiagate party obviously at war with talking about climate.

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Our vanishing world: Rainforests

Rainforests are a crucial feature of Earth’s biosphere. Apart from being critical to Earth’s climate and vital carbon sinks, the major player...