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Picking My Pocket

I remember receiving an unsolicited letter offering me a chance to become a “Bush Ranger”. The letter gushed at all the benefits that would come later including chances to meet with the hopeful Presidential candidate. 604 more words

Politics

Tom Reed spends early and often

In an article which appeared in The Ithaca Voice on July 17, Emma Jesch asks:

Ever wonder what Congressional candidates raise and spend during their campaigns? 369 more words

Political

DCCC Fundraising Beats NRCC--Again

While Democrats have been in minority status in the House since 2010, the Dems’ campaign arm for House races has been beating Republicans at the fundraising game. 381 more words

Campaign Spending

My very favorite factoid from the July campaign finance reports

To judge by his newly-filed campaign spending report, Senator Joe Benning isn’t losing much sleep at night about his bid for re-election. He raised a measly $300, and spent about half of it. 167 more words

2014 Election

True Purchasing Power: What Senate Campaigns Try to Buy

Primary season is still in progress, yet this election cycle has already been one of the most rancorous in recent memory. Whether the race is about a Democrat in a Red State, a tea party challenger running against the establishment, or a tight race in a swing state, all the Senate races have one thing in common: they are expensive. 701 more words

Politics

CITIZEN KOCH -- Carl Deal and Tia Lessin Interview

CITIZEN KOCH is a documentary with a backstory as compelling as the one on which it sheds light. Filmmakers Carl Deal and Tia Lessin discovered first-hand the power of behind-the-scenes influence of unlimited money coupled with a political agenda to influence the media when their film lost funding, and a slot on PBS, at the last minute. 524 more words

Film