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Fact file: Federal campaign periods and spending limits

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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Jesse Jackson Jr. released from halfway house, father says he's doing 'really well'

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

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Former Candidate for Md. House of Delegates Indicted

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

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Why Can't (and Won't) Control Campaign Spending

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

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Why We Can't (and Won't) Control Campaign Spending

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

Candidates shell out big dough for a volunteer job

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

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Party donations in Cornwall update

Back in February I revealed the sources of local party donations received in 2014. I’m updating that blog here and extending the coverage back to January 2011, although… 687 more words

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