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2012 Election Spending

Three Ways to Fix Our Democracy

Erik Opsal | Posted 01.26.2013 | New York
Erik Opsal

America is the world's leading democracy, but that doesn't mean there aren't improvements to be made. By modernizing registration, ending government dysfunction and combating Citizens United, we can put the people back in charge.

A Nonprofit Barely Survives the $6 Billion Election

Richard Walden | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Richard Walden

To think that there was no effect on many nonprofits from so much money being used in campaigns, is fooling yourself. Just 10 percent of that figure is a huge amount of money if spent for charitable purposes.

Big Money, Big Power... And Why Small Businesses Need To Fight Back

J. Kelly Conklin | Posted 10.02.2012 | Small Business
J. Kelly Conklin

How can a small business owner feel so powerless and so misrepresented when groups abound that claim to have my back?

2012 Could Emerge The Year Of Billion-Dollar Campaigns

NPR | Peter Overby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 2012 presidential election is shaping up to be a multibillion-dollar contest. President Obama's re-election committee is expected to raise at leas...