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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...

    Seth MacFarlane Endorses Ex-WGA President Patric Verrone's State Senate Run

    "Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane and comedian Richard Lewis have endorsed Patric Verrone's campaign for State Senate. Both have worked with Verrone during his career as a TV writer and producer. The former WGA West president announced last month that...

    Former WGA Prez Patric Verrone's Senate Campaign Raises Less, Spends Less Than Rivals

    Former Writers Guild of America West president Patric M. Verrone has raised nearly $44,753 for his campaign for the California State Senate and spent $12,052 -- far smaller amounts than his rivals. Verrone announced earlier this month that he was seeking...