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  • Hillary Clinton's use of 'super PAC' may undercut her finance reform message

    Hillary Clinton's use of 'super PAC' may undercut her finance reform message
    Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign team had hoped to frame her trip hopscotching through the mansions of some of California's deepest-pocketed donors this week as an exercise in modesty, highlighting the relatively low price of a ticket to the events as...
  • Congress must rein in super PACs: Their Take

    Rein in super PACs Soon after she announced that she was running for president, Hillary Rodham Clinton positioned herself as a critic of big money in politics, even suggesting that she might endorse a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme...
  • Tightening up on super PACs

    Tightening up on super PACs
    Soon after she announced that she was running for president, Hillary Rodham Clinton positioned herself as a critic of big money in politics, even suggesting that she might endorse a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's Citizens...
  • Dark money, taxpayer money, flow in redistricting lawsuits

    RICHMOND – In the high-dollar lawsuits that ultimately shape election maps in Virginia and across the country, there's often no telling where all of the money comes from. Taxpayers are expected to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to private...
  • $100,000 for a website domain name? Rand Paul pays up

    $100,000 for a website domain name? Rand Paul pays up
    A tip for people thinking of running for president: Get the rights to your name on the Internet early; failure to do so just cost Sen. Rand Paul $100,000. Paul, the Republican from Kentucky who is vying for his party's presidential nomination, shelled...
  • Richard L. Hasen: From Supreme Court, a mixed blessing on campaign finance limits

    Richard L. Hasen: From Supreme Court, a mixed blessing on campaign finance limits
    The Supreme Court offered a pleasant surprise last week to those of us worried about the role of money in elections. In a 5-4 opinion written by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., the court upheld a rule limiting certain fundraising activities for...
  • Wolcott Man Gets Prison In Chris Donovan Campaign Case

    HARTFORD — A Wolcott man who served as a conduit for a campaign donation from roll-your-own tobacco shop owners to the Christopher Donovan's 5th District congressional campaign was sentenced Thursday to 13 months in prison. Daniel Monteiro, 36,...
  • Northern Trust investors reject shareholder lobbying proposal

     Northern Trust investors reject shareholder lobbying proposal
    Northern Trust Corp. beat back a shareholder proposal that would have required the Chicago-based company to update its stockholders semiannually about lobbying and political spending. Northern Trust, in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing...
  • Slim fundraising tally for Joe Sestak in U.S. Senate challenge

    Democrat Joe Sestak raised $312,000 during the first three months of the year, a slim haul as he attempts to unseat U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa. With those contributions, Sestak had $1.7 million on hand at the end of March. Toomey's latest...
  • 5th Schock staffer says he's been subpoenaed

    A member of former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's staff who went along on a luxurious trip to London during the Royal Ascot races in 2011 has been served with a subpoena to testify before a grand jury meeting in Illinois, according to an announcement Monday...
  • Ed Pawlowski to announce U.S. Senate run Friday

    Ed Pawlowski to announce U.S. Senate run Friday
    Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski will announce Friday that he is running for the U.S. Senate, according to sources who were told by the mayor's campaign. The three-term mayor has been "seriously considering" a run for several months, and his decision sets...