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  • Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races

    Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races
    In Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, crowded with attack ads from both sides, one group has spent millions praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a friend of the state's coal industry and flaying his Democratic challenger for cashing checks from...
  • Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts

    Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has a huge cash advantage over Mark Greenberg, her Republican challenger, newly filed campaign finance reports show. Esty, a freshman representing Connecticut's 5th District inCongress, had $923,010 on hand as of...
  • New Gilmore PAC dropping ads in Virginia, Iowa and New Hampshire

    Former Gov. Jim Gilmore is dipping his toes into the water of three U.S. Senate races with a new PAC and an ad campaign that features him front-and-center. The ads are running through a super PAC called Growth PAC, which formed in September according to...
  • Senate race in N.C. could be nation's most expensive ever

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. From the Koch brothers and Art Pope to George Soros and Michael Bloomberg, wealthy donors are making North Carolina's U.S. Senate race one of America's first $100 million contests. Outside groups continue to flood the state with ads and...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Casey talks FIFA scandal with soccer fans Sen. Bob Casey's concerns over the FIFA scandal earned him a rather unusual media appearance for a member of Congress: an interview on a soccer-centric podcast. The Democratic senior senator from...
  • With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked

    With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked
    With former Gov. John G. Rowland in legal limbo, stuck between conviction in September on campaign fraud charges and a January sentencing date, interest has shifted to his last employer, local radio powerhouse WTIC-AM, where license renewal has been...
  • Outside groups spending millions in hot California House races

     Spending by political parties and other interest groups in some of California's hottest congressional races continued to climb over the last week, in one case even surpassing what the candidates have raised for their campaigns.  The groups are not...
  • Republicans To Seek Injunction Against Democrats, Malloy Over Mailing They Call Illegal

    Republicans To Seek Injunction Against Democrats, Malloy Over Mailing They Call Illegal
    State Republicans will seek a court injunction against the Connecticut Democratic Party for using money raised for federal congressional campaigns to pay for a mass mailing it has sent out to promote Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election - and will announce...
  • Gubernatorial Candidates Spar On Campaign Financing, Climate Change

    Gubernatorial Candidates Spar On Campaign Financing, Climate Change
    NEW LONDON — The three candidates for governor battled each other on clean government, state spending and climate change Thursday in the fifth debate of the election season. On the topic of clean elections, Republican nominee Tom Foley attacked...
  • Democrats Show Contempt For Election Law

    Democrats Show Contempt For Election Law
    The state Democratic Party blew a truck-sized hole through its increasingly tattered reformist image this week. It did so with a mass mailing whose funding skirts state clean-election laws. The party sent the mailing out over the fierce objections of...
  • Why Use Public Money To Finance Campaigns That Aren't 'Clean' Of Special Interest Money?

    Why Use Public Money To Finance Campaigns That Aren't 'Clean' Of Special Interest Money?
    In December 2005, the Democratic leaders of the state legislature exulted across party lines with then-Gov. M. Jodi Rell, a Republican, about how they had just made history – by approving a clean-elections law that included a system of public...