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Pros and Cons of DISCLOSE Act Discussed at Senate Hearing

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday held a hearing on the DISCLOSE Act – a hearing at which award-winning NPR political correspondent Ben Overby said one thing was clear: “Republicans despise the bill.” 195 more words

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Voter Turnout - A Two Pronged Approach

1) Incentivise Parties to Increase Voter Turnout:

Currently political parties receive approximately one third of their funding through a per vote subsidy, one third via a tax rebate on donations, and one third directly from donations. 198 more words

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5 Reasons Why Social Media Will Not Change Philippine Politics and What You Can Do About It

Heading into the 2013 elections, Nancy Binay was the darling of Facebook and Twitter. You didn’t have to look far to find posts that spewed lava Pompei-style decrying her lack of qualifications for public office. 1,983 more words

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MAYDAY.US is a SuperPAC to end all SuperPACs.

Hey friends, listen up!

I just supported #MAYDAYUS, a crowdfunded, kickstarted campaign to reclaim our democracy. You can check it out here: http://mayday.us

MAYDAY.US is a superPAC to end all superPACs. 338 more words

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