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Sam Stein

Sam Waterston Pushes Bipartisan Fair Elections Now Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is set to propose legislation this week that would create a public election financing system that would keep candidate...

Sam Stein

Obama Donors Told Fundraising A Bit Slow, Urged To Help Clinton

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Major donors to Barack Obama's campaign were told Wednesday evening that fundraising efforts were "a little slow" and that they should help retire Hil...

McCain's Public Financing Flip-Flops

Daniel Burrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Burrell

As a candidate, he has been all over the map on the issue of public financing during the primaries. McCain's recent attack on Barack Obama is political hypocrisy at its worst.

Obama's Small Donors vs. Congress' Big Money?

David Donnelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Donnelly

The truth is that the public financing system for presidential races has long been outmoded and the blame for the system's failure is at Congress' doorstep, not Obama's.

Obama Opting Out of Public Financing

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

With this bold move, Obama is going straight past McCain to the source of real GOP election funding, the RNC, which will be spending massively to defeat the Democratic nominee in the fall.

Sam Stein

Author Of McCain-Feingold: Obama Smart To Opt Out Of Public Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the principal authors of the most significant campaign finance legislation since Watergate said he was neither "outraged" nor "surprised" with ...

Sam Stein

Obama Opts Out Of Public Financing, Reformers Back Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Thursday, Sen. Barack Obama announced that he was opting out of the public financing system, in the process forgoing "more than $80 million in publ...

Sam Stein

Obama Floated Idea Of Voluntarily Capping Donations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During a private fundraiser last month, Sen. Barack Obama said he was "considering" voluntarily restricting the amount of money he could raise in a ge...