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Tony Gore for President

Orlando Jones | Posted 05.26.2012 | Comedy
Orlando Jones

2012-03-26-tonygore.jpgLast time around, words like Hope and Change beat Maverick and Joe the Plumber. This time I want jokes.

Obama Group's Donors Getting Privileged Access To The White House

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — More than half of President Barack Obama's most generous campaign fundraisers have visited the White House at least once for meetin...

Zach Carter

GOP Senator Gives $500,000 To Corporate Welfare Recipient's Super PAC | Zach Carter | Posted 03.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) on Tuesday led a conservative Senate bloc opposing a government loan program on the grounds that it functioned ...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs, Super Rich Continue Love Affair | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In February, super PACs continued to collect the vast majority of their donations from wealthy individuals and powerful interests. Donor...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Donor's Money Sows Chaos In GOP Primary | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Billionaire industrialist Harold Simmons is pumping millions into super PACs to fight, in his words, "that socialist," President Barack ...

The Enemies of Campaign Ad Transparency... And How to Fight Back

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.21.2012 | Media
Bill Moyers

Let stations know that the poison they're pouring into our political bloodstream has to stop, and so does their obstinate refusal to keep us from knowing who's paying for it.

Senate Introduces Targeted DISCLOSE Act Today

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

Senator Whitehouse was joined by approximately 35 of his Democratic colleagues on legislation that has been described as a pure disclosure and disclaimer bill, with none of the controversial provisions that caused the DISCLOSE Act to fail in the Senate by one vote in 2010.

Obama Attacked On Gas Prices With Questionable Logic

AP | By ANDREW MIGA | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- TITLE: "Deflect" LENGTH: 30 seconds....

Progressive Group Launches New Pro-Obama Super PAC

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

A new super PAC has been formed in support of President Barack Obama’s re-election efforts and plans to spend $10 million in six key states. Buzz...

The Fear Of Citizens United: Easily Avoided

Richard Greener | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics
Richard Greener

If, as many believe, representative democracy is threatened by super PAC mega-money, then the media can save our democratic system of representative politics by refusing to sell them ads.

Super PAC Raises $2.9 Million for Santorum

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

The super PAC backing Rick Santorum's presidential bid -- Red White And Blue Fund -- reported raising $2.9 million in February and spending $3.2 milli...

Mitt Romney Super PAC Raises $6.4 Million From The Wealthy

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Restore Our Future, the super PAC supporting Mitt Romney's presidential bid, continued its unlimited fundraising in February by collecting $6.4 millio...

Looking Into the Future: Super PACs and Congress

Dan Glickman | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Dan Glickman

Will Super PACs, representing those huge sums of money, paralyze the ability of Members of Congress to even propose a vote for a controversial position?

Meet The Repo Man Backing Romney

Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

By Marcus Stern Roderick Aycox is not nearly as well known as some of the hedge fund managers and Wall Street financiers giving large checks to...

Paul Blumenthal

What GOP Candidates Spent For Tuesday's Votes | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday Rick Santorum surprised many by defying the polls and winning the two primary contests in Alabama and Mississippi. This happe...

Pro-Obama Super PAC, 1911 United, Seeks to Change the Culture of Black Political Engagement

Frederick Butler | Posted 05.15.2012 | DC
Frederick Butler

A Super PAC, founded by members of two historically black college fraternities, Kappa Alpha Psi and Omega Psi Phi, pledges to raise $1.5 million dollars to support President Obama's re-election.

The Insufficient Influence of the Wealthy

David Donnelly | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
David Donnelly

We won't solve our economic problems with more influence from people who are able to hire lobbyists or write checks to candidates or super PACs. We'll solve them with more influence from more everyday Americans.

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Are Tool Of The 1 Percent | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tales of super PAC spending in the Republican presidential race talk about the millions of dollars pouring into their coffers. A few spe...

Citizens United Decision Could Lead to Foreign Interests Influencing US Elections

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

Citizens United created an environment in which it is perfectly legal for a shell non-profit corporation to engage in election-related spending on behalf of a hidden interest. And there is nothing to ensure that the hidden interest is not a foreign national, a foreign company or a foreign government.

Sarah Palin: The Prevailing Ignorance And Staggering Genius Of Race-Baiting Tactics

Edward Wyckoff Williams | Posted 05.13.2012 | Black Voices
Edward Wyckoff Williams

The nation has rightly called into question Rush Limbaugh's recent verbal attacks on women; now it is time to shed light on Sarah Palin's subversive attacks on African Americans.

Barack Obama Super PAC Still Limping Along Despite Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

The super PAC backing President Barack Obama's reelection is still failing to raise money even after the Obama campaign endorsed the group's efforts a...

Voters Want Super PACs Outlawed, Poll Finds

Benjamin Hart | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

A new Washington Post/ABC News poll found that super PACs, the political organizations that allow donors to contribute unlimited amounts of money in s...

UN Implicates Obama Donor in Congo Gold Smuggling Scheme

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 09.18.2014 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The United Nations' accusations against Kase Lawal and CAMAC deserve a complete investigation. Congressional hearings might be a good place to begin.

Matt Sledge

Super PAC Sugar Daddies Spread Campaign Contributions Around At State Level, Too | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.13.2012 | Politics

Don't cry for the sugar daddies. Rick Santorum may be down and Rick Perry may be out, but the billionaires and millionaires who bet big on them have p...

Matt Sledge

Jean Schmidt Denies Involvement In Fishy 'Victory Ohio Super PAC' | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

The mystery over who ran anonymous robocalls claiming to be from the unregistered Victory Ohio Super PAC continued to linger Friday as a spokesman for...