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Campaign Finance Reform Is Inching Through the Oregon Legislature. How Much of the Status Quo Would It Change?
Last year, Nike founder Phil Knight donated four times more toward a single political candidate than anyone else in Oregon history—yet failed to buy victory for Republican gubernatorial nominee Knute Buehler. 60 more words
Devil’s Advocate: What is the point of voting for someone – Democrat or Republican – if the campaigns for the candidates from both parties are funded by Billionaires/Oligarchs? Democracy loses either way.
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This is the conundrum that voters have been grappling with for over 40 years, and the voters have hoped that the situation would get better. 357 more words
Joseph R. Biden Jr. is betting that the litmus test on the left around wealthy donors will not prove as potent as the funds he can collect from them. 81 more words