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Hillary Spending $50 Million/Month To Stay Even?

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

Clinton Campaign Spent $50 Million in August

Hillary Clinton’s campaign spent $50 million in August. Most of us just gloss over that number because it is so foreign to us. But think about it . 214 more words

Social Issues

Toothless Prop. 59 asks voters to condemn a pay-to-play system Cali pols warmly embrace

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

Opinions

Green Party Candidate Contends Current Spending Violates Michigan Constitution

If you have talked to me or read my campaign literature, you have probably heard me reference the opening words of the Michigan Constitution:

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Elections

Lazy Saturday Reads: Follow the Money?

Good Afternoon!!

How is Donald Trump spending his campaign money? He raised about $80 million in July, but he isn’t running any TV ads and doesn’t seem to be spending much for on-the-ground organizing. 2,249 more words

Morning Reads

An Overview of General Election Campaign Finance

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

The Learning Corner

Campaign spending reports show gap in Honolulu's mayoral race

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

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