A day in Ottawa is not complete without speculation. Lately, that critical part of the business has focused on the election: will Prime Minister Stephen Harper stick to the fixed election date? 596 more words
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. returned to his family’s Washington, D.C., home on Monday after leaving a halfway house where he lived for several months since serving 2½ years in prison for spending $750,000 in campaign money on personal items. 480 more words
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A former candidate for the Maryland House of Delegates has been indicted on felony theft, perjury and other charges relating to campaign spending. 125 more words
Once upon a time long long ago, I believed in the capacity for campaign finance reform to fix our broken political system. While I continue to believe it is possible in the abstract, it is practically not feasible. 1,256 more words
You’ve got to hand it to the 16 men and women running for five spots on the Amarillo City Council.
They’ve raised and spent a lot of money to obtain what, in effect, is a volunteer job. 305 more words