There is no denying that when it comes to raising money, the Clintons are champs. And when it comes to spending money on themselves, that appears to be the case as well. 526 more words
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Six years after Citizens United — the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that says corporations and unions have a First Amendment right to unlimited campaign spending — presidential candidates across the spectrum have condemned the campaign finance system it shaped. 159 more words
If you have talked to me or read my campaign literature, you have probably heard me reference the opening words of the Michigan Constitution:
With political jargon like SuperPACs, LLC’s, 501(c)’s, and the “billionaire class,” it’s easy to sink in a sea of controversy surrounding campaign finance. It’s an issue that’s constantly evolving, and sadly one that doesn’t receive enough attention considering the degree to which it affects our political system. 627 more words
Who’s winning the money race in key election contests?
The numbers were due Thursday, and we have the results of donations to the Honolulu mayor’s race. 154 more words