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Money Can't Buy Me Love - Or Votes

The recent Republican primary runoff victory by Judge Roy Moore over Luther Strange in the race for Jeff Sessions’ Alabama senate seat is just the latest in a string of expensive losses for the Swampers.¬† 433 more words

Liberals

Socialists may back Jobbik's call

The Socialist Party on Thursday said it is prepared to back radical nationalist Jobbik’s call for an investigation into ruling Fidesz’s spending during the 2010 election campaign on the condition that it can preside over the parliamentary committee examining the case 301 more words

Election office rejects referendum bid about campaign financing

The National Election Committee (NVB) rejected a referendum bid aimed to ban state support for election campaign purposes on Tuesday. 74 more words

Jobbik wants probe into Fidesz's 2010 campaign spending

The opposition Jobbik party has called on both the ruling and opposition parties to support setting up a parliamentary committee to look into ruling Fidesz’s spending during the 2010 election campaign. 359 more words

Oregon GOP seeks inquiry into union's campaign spending

Oregon Republican Party officials called for an investigation Thursday into how the state’s most powerful labor union spends money on political campaigns. The request from Bill Currier, the state party chairman, comes after Washington’s attorney general alleged in court filings this month that union officials in that state spent millions on political races without reporting the spending. 12 more words

The Oregonian

The Biggest Political Spenders Don't Always Get the Victory

Money has become an increasingly important part of politics, and candidates spend a larger portion of their time on the campaign trail dialing for dollars. But, as Michael Pope reports, money does not always equal success. 11 more words

Virginia's News

Alberta politicians blast Kenney campaign; demand stricter spending, transparency

Opposition parties are demanding action and alleging “secrecy” around “huge sums of money” after Elections Alberta released documents showing Jason Kenney spent nearly $1.5 million on his campaign to¬†become the leader of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives. 744 more words

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