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Paul Blumenthal

Montana Republicans And Democrats Unite To Ban Dark Money | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Montana legislature passed sweeping campaign finance legislation on Wednesday that will require the disclosure of all donors to any ...

Why Colorado Lags In The Race To Clean Up Elections

Denver iJournal | David O. Williams | Posted 03.28.2013 | Denver

From Denver iJournal's David O. Williams. Colorado’s Democrat-dominated state legislature is hammering out new laws on everything from guns to ci...

Evidence Mounts Against Key Dark Money Group

Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

More Evidence Key Dark Money Group May Have Misled IRSby Kim Barker, ProPublica, and Rick Young and Emma Schwartz, Frontline Oct. 30, 2012, 7:57 p.m. ...

Pro-Citizens United Group's Documents Found In Meth House

ProPublica | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

By Kim Barker, ProPublica, and Rick Young and Emma Schwartz, Frontline Oct. 29, 2012, 12:01 a.m.This post was co-published with PBS' Frontline. The bo...

WATCH: Montana Gov Reacts To Supreme Court Ruling On Political Spending Limits

Posted 06.25.2012 | Politics

Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer (D) and Lt. Governor John Bohlinger (R) voiced opposition to the Supreme Court decision issued Monday striking down ...

Mike Sacks

Supreme Court Reverses Anti-Citizens United Ruling From Montana | Mike Sacks | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Montana's century-old limits on corporate political spending, putting an end to the state's...

Paul Blumenthal

'We ... have a monopoly on bribery in this country' | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The state of Montana is ready to embrace its role as the primary opponent of the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal ...

Mike Sacks

Montana Supreme Court Collides With U.S. Supreme Court Over Citizens United | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

The fate of Montana's century-old ban on corporate political spending is now in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, setting up a possible sequel to t...

Mike Sacks

Montana Supreme Court Brushes Aside 'Citizens United' | Mike Sacks | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Montana Supreme Court has put itself on a collision course with the U.S. Supreme Court by upholding a century-old state law that ban...

Western Tradition Partnership Could Be Subject Of Formal Complaint

The Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

State Sen. Gail Schwartz and a campaign watchdog group are weighing a formal complaint against a 527 political group linked to Secretary of State-elec...

State Probe Opens Lid on Secretive Political Group

David Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Frey

A right-wing, pro-industry group, Western Tradition Partnership wages 11th-hour attacks against liberals and moderates using anonymous donors and superheated campaign rhetoric.

Anonymous Push Polls: Coming Soon to a Phone Near You?

Luis Toro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Luis Toro

What kinds of polls are actually campaign advertisements? A Colorado court is set to rule on the answer.