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FEC Clears Doubling of Donations With Convention Ruling

Four weeks before the midterm elections, the Democratic and Republican Parties set aside their political differences to celebrate a development they could both agree on: raising more money. 723 more words

GOP Says Malloy Skirted Campaign Law

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Republican legislative leaders are accusing Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Democrats of trying to circumvent Connecticut’s campaign finance laws and spend restricted contributions from state contractors. 119 more words

News

Just a Rant

I believe everyone should have basic equal rights. I believe everyone should be born free, have access to clean water, access to an education all the way through college free of charge. 685 more words

Consumerism

Larry Craig ordered to pay up for bathroom arrest

Hats off to our friends at Roll Call for this gem:

A federal judge in Washington D.C., has ordered former Idaho senator Larry Craig to repay the Treasury nearly $200,000 that he spent from his campaign account to cover legal fees resulting from his 2007 arrest in a Minneapolis airport bathroom. 180 more words

Talkers

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Citizens United Was The Current Supreme Court's Worst Ruling

By: Ashley Alman

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg expressed her extreme regret over several of the current Court’s rulings in a wide-ranging interview published in The New Republic Sunday evening, including their rejecting the commerce clause of President Barack Obama’s health care law, and issuing a huge blow to the Voting Rights Act in their Shelby County v. 222 more words

Law

Groups Say Walmart Violated Election Laws To Get Employees To Donate To PAC

Walmart can’t donate directly to their own “pro-business” political action committee, they can’t make employees donate to it, and they can’t pay employees for donating to it. 590 more words