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  • A mighty big spender illustrates campaign finance problems

     A mighty big spender illustrates campaign finance problems
    Anyone who closely follows American politics runs the risk of becoming inured to the role that money plays in the process. Even before the Supreme Court's infamous —and somewhat misunderstood — ruling in Citizens United, the amount of money in elections was soaring, breaking records pretty much every cycle. The numbers are so big that voters seem overwhelmed by the subject. Many just tune it out.
  • Hopefuls woo voters at South Bay candidates forum

    Hopefuls woo voters at South Bay candidates forum
    Candidates in three South Bay/Westside races on the Nov. 4 ballot made pitches to voters Wednesday night in Rancho Palos Verdes.  On many issues, there was more agreement than dissent -- all for example, said they favored campaign finance reform, although...

    Ben Allen has fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke in Senate contest

    Ben Allen has fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke in Senate contest
    Two Democratic attorneys battling for an open state Senate seat in coastal Los Angeles County have been successful at tapping cash from supporters, they reported Thursday. Ben Allen has a fund-raising lead over Sandra Fluke as the two compete in the...

    Ex-WGA President Patric Verrone Outpaced in State Senate Race

    Patric Verrone's three-month campaign for a California State Senate seat has come to an end after gaining meager support among voters in West Los Angeles, West Hollywood and Santa Monica. With 18% of ballots counted in Tuesday's primary, the TV writer...

    Democrats Allen and Fluke in runoff for 26th Senate District

    Democrats Ben Allen and Sandra Fluke will face off in the November general election as the top two-vote getters among eight candidates in Tuesday’s primary election for the 26th District state Senate seat in Los Angeles County. The seat is open...