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Bloomberg Spends Big In Illinois Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won a major fight in his push to pass gun-control legislation on Tuesday as the candidate that his...

How Much Has Citizens United Changed The Political Game?

The New York Times | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics

The reason for this exponential leap in political spending, if you talk to most Democrats or read most news reports, comes down to two words: Citizens...

A Tsunami of Dirty Money

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

The U.S. Supreme Court has created a system of campaign finance where dirty money is king. Just watch in the next few months as that tsunami of dirty money washes over the American political landscape.

WATCH: How to Own an Election

Bill Moyers | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

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Campaign Cash: The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Bill Moyers | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
Bill Moyers

If you're visiting a candidate this summer and looking for a thoughtful house gift, might we suggest a nice super PAC? Thanks to the Supreme Court and Citizens United, they're all the rage among the mega-wealthy.

Citizens United Sparks Controversial 'Anything Goes' Attitude

AP | JACK GILLUM | Posted 06.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Is it "anything goes" now in America's campaign finance system? John Edwards is acquitted of using campaign cash as hush money. There's...

How Super PAC Donations Could Be Used For Good

| Posted 07.07.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Will Evans With the American political system deluged with super-sized donations, a few innov...