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Sam Stein

The First, And Perhaps Last, Post-Citizens United Democrat

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There has been post-election glee among Democrats, including the highest reaches of the Obama campaign, over the failure of big-moneyed ...

U.S. Chamber, GOP block election ad transparency bill

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Rachael Marcus and John DunbariWatch NewsAlexi Giannoulias "can't be trusted," the 2010 election ad said. His family's bank loaned money to mobst...

Sam Stein

DISCLOSE Act Suffers Major Blow, But Leadership Pledges Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Late last week, Congressional Democratic leadership settled on an alternative way of passing tough new campaign finance disclosure rules into law. Wit...

Unfortunate "Us" vs. "Them" Rhetoric Drives DISCLOSE Act

Nancy McLernon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy McLernon

Congressional speechifying on the ignorance of what it takes to create a successful dynamic economy is the last thing our country needs as it continues to work itself out of a downturn.

Sam Stein

NRA Exemption Expanded In New Campaign Finance Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawmakers charged with shepherding new campaign finance legislation through the House have expanded a loophole originally created for the National Rif...

Liberal Groups Mobilizing Against NRA Disclosure Concession

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Angered by a concession to the National Rifle Association, liberal groups mobilized Tuesday against House legislation calling for t...

Sam Stein

Van Hollen: Without DISCLOSE Act, BP Shadow Groups Could Alter Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) began on Tuesday night the arduous process of selling and defending campaign finance legislation that he helped write, s...

Sam Stein

NRA Remains The King On The Hill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats on Monday touted a major breakthrough in campaign finance reform legislation that could drastically alter the shape and course of the 2010 e...