SACRAMENTO (AP) — After months of stockpiling his campaign cash, Gov. Jerry Brown has begun spending big to boost the prospects of the water bond and rainy day fund measures on the November ballot, according to campaign finance reports filed Thursday. 548 more words
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Republicans Go For Golf Channel, Democrats Pick E! … And Other Fascinating Facts About Political TV Ads
” Political campaign commercials are saturating the airwaves in TV markets across America.
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The Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) systematically limited the ability of individuals and groups to criticize the people who run the government. It was a Draconian law, severely capping the amount of money that could be contributed to political candidates, spent by candidates and campaigns, and even by individuals and groups totally independent of any candidate.
Fordham University Law Professor Zephyr Teachout earned a place of distinction among anticorruption activists for making the fight against corruption the centerpiece of her spirited campaign to oust the incumbent in New York’s September 9 gubernatorial primary (as well as a good deal of attention on this blog, click… 771 more words