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  • In politics, just show us the money

    Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has repeatedly undermined even the most reasonable attempts to limit the corrupting influence of money in politics. In desperation, Democrats in Congress have tried at least to open the shadowy campaign finance process to public view. Yet even that has failed so far.
  • Shine the light: Their Take

    Shine the light Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has repeatedly undermined even the most reasonable attempts to limit the corrupting influence of money in politics. In desperation, Democrats in Congress have tried at least to open the...

    U.S. judge declines to dismiss charges against ex-Connecticut governor

    MILFORD Conn. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss charges that former Connecticut Governor John Rowland violated campaign finance laws while working as an adviser to congressional campaigns after leaving office. District Court Judge...

    U.S. Attorney Wants To Limit Rowland Defense

    U.S. Attorney Wants To Limit Rowland Defense
    Prosecutors are trying to prevent former Gov. John G. Rowland from presenting evidence at his upcoming trial that could show he was unjustly targeted for violating federal campaign finance reporting laws. The government has filed written motions in U.S....

    One of the worse Supreme Court decisions ever

    There have been some great landmark Supreme Court decisions: Marbury v. Madison, Brown v. Board of Education, U.S. v. Nixon, and Lawrence v. Texas, to name but a few. And there have been a number of doozies. Among them: Plessy v. Ferguson, Dred Scott v....