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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

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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


Email #197: "closer than it should be"

I’ve been hearing a lot about special elections this spring.

In April, Kansas’s 4th congressional district seat was open because the President appointed Mike Pompeo CIA Director. 613 more words


Democrats are now Republicans

By Dom Nozzi

March 3, 2017

Now that both the Republicans AND Democrats have been corrupted by big money lobbyists, it should come as no surprise that the Democrats are now sounding like Republicans during the Donald Trump era. 1,593 more words


Campaign spending on foreign companies

Foreign trade and buying American were hot topics in the 2016 U.S. Presidential election, but surprisingly no one appears to have reviewed the candidates’ spending to see who favored U.S. 2,341 more words

Common and uncommon campaign expenses, from Hilton to Hooters

Presidential candidates are required to file their campaign expenditures with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), and the FEC makes these records publicly available.  This is the first in our series of articles analyzing expenditures in the 2016 Presidential campaign, and in this one we focus on spending with particular companies: 1,279 more words