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The Center for Responsive Politics

Where the Tea Party and Occupy Movements See Corruption, John Roberts Sees Gratitude

David Paul | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
David Paul

Chief Justice John Roberts persists in denying what to the broad swath of the American public is self-evident: Money is corrupting our politics and undermining public confidence in our political institutions.

A Strong Dose of Mo Needed

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 10.23.2013 | Business
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

Slogans and promises alone will not be the solution. We need to get the rules and regulations that respond to real needs and to the needs of communities across the country.

Political Iceberg Ahead: The Big Money That Is Sinking Democracy

Danny Schechter | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Danny Schechter

I keep thinking of that clear April night 100 years ago when the unsinkable HMS Titanic steamed towards New York. It was actually on its way to dock j...

Making Ends Meet in Coin-Operated Washington

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

For if Boston is the home of the bean and the cod, as the poet once said, then surely Washington is the home of the scheme and the fraud.

Net Neutrality Versus the Telecom Pirates

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Rose

Increasing broadband access worries some who fear it will lead to more piracy. But others are more concerned about "corporate pirates" who've tried to hijack control of the Internet for their own commercial benefit.

Chief Technology Officer to be Transformational?

David Kralik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Kralik

Technology and the Internet were crucial to helping elect Barack Obama president and it will be crucial to the success of his administration.

Obama, Clinton Fill Superdelegates' Wallets

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

The Center for Responsive Politics gave voters a lovely Valentine's Day gift on February 14 when they released this report on contributions made by Ba...