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Which candidates got the biggest election bang for the buck?

Ward 1: Fred Francis: $18,886.69

Ward 3: Rino Bertolin: $14,079

Ward 5: Ed Sleiman: $14,038.07

Ward 10: Paul Borrelli: $13,729.50

Ward 7: Irek Kusmierczyk: $13,539.12… 753 more words


Floyd Abrams Is Feeling A Little Defensive About "Citizens United"

I haven’t generally talked about campaign finance reform, or about one of the U.S. Supreme Court’s more disastrous policy missteps in that area (namely, Citizens United v. 937 more words

Bill To Force More Disclosure Of Campaign Spending Defeated

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A House committee defeated a bill Thursday that would have forced some groups active in Minnesota politics to disclose more details about their spending late in campaigns. 265 more words


We Will Require You to Vote Because It's for Your Own Good (and ours)

President Obama has suggested that mandatory voting could offset the influence of big money in campaigns. There’s much that is incoherent in this idea.

First, Democrats are doing as well as Republicans in bringing in big money, but their own electoral failure demonstrates… 452 more words

Politics In General

Dark Intentions

A bill (HB329) passed along by the House Judiciary Committee to add transparency in government was killed by House Finance Chair Sylvia Luke a little more than one month into the legislative session.  934 more words


Lawrence Lessig: Reaction on Net-Neutrality

Lawrence Lessig spoke at Roger Williams University on Monday afternoon in the Mary Tefft White Cultural Center, where he stressed the importance of Internet freedom and… 204 more words

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