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The Light Hiding Under McCutcheon's Bushel: Transparency

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Ciara Torres-Spelliscy

McCutcheon, like its kissing cousin Citizens United, has a silver lining: once again the Supreme Court has very positive things to say about disclosure of the sources of political spending.

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Presidential Campaigns Basically Now Have More Money Than They Can Possibly Spend Sensibly | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

It's a common complaint to say that there is too much money in politics, but as both presidential campaigns come into the final few days of the electi...

The F Word: Campaign Cash, Corruption, Corporate Power.

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Campaign cash -- we're drowning in a flood of it. As Katrina vanden Heuvel noted yesterday on GRITtv, this is on track to be a $5 billion election--an...

Campaign Cash: How Citizens United Will Change Elections Forever

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zach Carter

If a firm makes it known they are willing spend millions of dollars to fight anyone who opposes them on a particular policy issue, senators might begin changing their voting behavior before the company actually has to put up the cash.

Comcast, GE Rain Campaign Cash In Anticipation Of Merger Hearing

The Hill | Kim Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Comcast and NBC Universal's parent company have showered campaign contributions on members of two panels holding hearings Thursday on the cable giant'...

Big Coal Writing House GOP Talking Points on Clean Energy Bill

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

Big Coal is writing the talking points for the House GOP that attack the American Clean Energy & Security Act, coming up for a vote as soon as next week.

Sam Stein

Fundraising Hauls Create Headaches For Watchdog Groups | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Much to the consternation of Republicans, Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have made history this election season by raising unprecedented amoun...