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  • New multi-state group pushes campaign disclosure

    SACRAMENTO -- California's top campaign finance watchdog announced Thursday a collaboration among multiple states to share information on enforcing disclosure rules. The 10-state effort, which also includes New York City officials, was a goal of Ann...
  • Court Must Weigh Big Money Influence

    The conservative Roberts court may soon take another step in rolling back longstanding limits on the corrupting influence of money in politics. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case...
  • Get ready for 'Son of Citizens United'

    The conservative Roberts court may soon take another step in rolling back longstanding limits on the corrupting influence of money in politics. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments October 8 for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case...
  • How to limit the influence of money in politics

    On Oct. 8, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, a constitutional challenge to the limits on how much an individual can contribute to independent committees during a two-year election cycle....
  • Michele Bachmann's exit: Good riddance?

    Michele Bachmann's exit: Good riddance?
    Four-term Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, a former presidential candidate who briefly led the GOP field in 2012, announced this week that she won’t seek re-election to the U.S. House.  Bachmann had a tough re-election campaign ahead of her, and she&...
  • Spooked Democrats Hollow Out Election Finance Reform

    Democrats in the General Assembly are certain they saved Connecticut's landmark system of publicly financing elections by passing "reforms" signed into law by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last month. The question now is whether the vaunted Citizens Election...
  • FEC says payments to Kirk's then-girlfriend didn't violate election law

    FEC says payments to Kirk's then-girlfriend didn't violate election law
    The Federal Election Commission has determined that U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's campaign did not violate election law when his then-girlfriend received more than $143,000 for campaign work not listed in financial disclosure forms. Kirk's ex-wife, Kimberly...
  • The next Citizens United case?

    The next Citizens United case?
    If you think Citizens United has unleashed a torrent of cash and real corruption into our electoral system —and it has — brace yourself for something worse. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a campaign finance case that...
  • Campaign finance, deformed

    Campaign finance, deformed
    The Democratic Governors Association wants to conduct federal electioneering activity — things like get-out-the vote campaigns and voter identification programs — but it wants to do it with money that isn't subject to federal campaign...
  • O'Malley's PAC shows early signs of life

    O'Malley's PAC shows early signs of life
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's federal PAC, which will become an important fundraising vehicle should he decide to run for president in 2016, is beginning to show signs of life. In a report filed with the Federal Election Commission on...
  • Despite two losses, Karen Harrington says she may run again

    Despite two losses, Karen Harrington says she may run again
    She’s sitting on a pile of campaign cash. She’s formed a political action committee. The $100,000-plus debt from her first unsuccessful campaign for Congress is paid off. But Republican Karen Harrington isn’t sure what she’ll do...