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The SEC Should Shine a Light on Dark Political Donations From Corporations

Sean McElwee | Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Nate Silver has already dubbed the 2014 election as "the least important in years." But this year's midterms are still breaking records for at least one thing: Secret political spending.

Robert Murray: Worst. Boss. Ever.

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Matthew Palevsky

If you'd like to work at a large corporation that happens to have a bullying CEO at its helm, you're now expected to conform to the political agenda of that corporation with your vote and perhaps even with your own personal finances.

Senate GOP Blocks Bill To Curb Citizens United Excesses Again

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the second straight day Republicans have stopped the Senate from taking up legislation that would require outside groups spending hu...

Fourteen Current Republican Senators Voted for Loophole-Closing Disclosure Legislation Enacted in 2000

Fred Wertheimer | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics
Fred Wertheimer

Today's cloture vote on the DISCLOSE Act will put every Senator on record and will require each Senator who votes against the Act to take personal responsibility for the corruption and scandal that invariably will follow if new disclosure legislation is not enacted.

Pelosi, Colbert Strike Deal

Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Nancy Pelosi and Stephen Colbert have a deal. The House Minority Leader will encourage her members to appear on the comedian's "Better Know A Distr...