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Kochs to spend $900 million on 2016 campaigns

(Personal note: Thank you, U.S. Supreme Court!)

From The New York Times

The political network overseen by the conservative billionaires Charles G. and David H. Koch… 124 more words

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Money: The Influence of the Mighty Dollar on American Politics

So they say
Is the root of all evil today

Pink Floyd

In the 2014 midterm elections,  an estimated $3.67 billion was spent by the two major political parties combined according to the…

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Cranking Up The Old Money Machine

President Obama’s State of the Union speech this week drew the lowest ratings in 15 years.  Why?  Because this is America, and we get bored with anything that’s been around for six years.  402 more words


The Euro election: who were the big spenders?

The Electoral Commission has released campaign expenditure details for the Euro-election earlier this year. How effective was party spending? Who got the biggest bang for their bucks? 125 more words

European Elections 2014

Financial Amnesia

The House voted for a 1600+ page spending bill which would provide funding for most government operations through this time next year. One catch was that funding for Home Land Security was limited to two more months. 386 more words


Budget deal erodes limits on political money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is set to make it easier for political parties to collect bigger checks from their wealthiest backers — if Democrats do not scuttle the plan first. 615 more words


Kelly McParland: Harper is right to resist U.S.-style special-interest spending binges

According to the Canadian Press, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has done a U-turn on his position regarding campaign spending by third-party advocacy groups.

Before he became prime minister, Mr. 771 more words

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