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Pros and Cons of DISCLOSE Act Discussed at Senate Hearing

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday held a hearing on the DISCLOSE Act – a hearing at which award-winning NPR political correspondent Ben Overby said one thing was clear: “Republicans despise the bill.” 195 more words

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Senate Hearing on Disclose Act Slated for Wednesday

The U.S. Senate Rules and Administration Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday about the DISCLOSE Act, which deals with the need for expanded public disclosure of funds raised and spent to influence elections. 155 more words

The DISCLOSE Act of 2014: What You Need to Know

Senate Democrats earlier this month reintroduced the DISCLOSE Act of 2014, a bill they say will crack down on what’s known as “dark money” by requiring organizations that spend money to influence elections to disclose their spending, as well as their major sources of funding in a timely manner. 476 more words

"Feigning Outrage": Outraised By Grimes, McConnell Rethinks Money-As-Speech

Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) has once again outraised Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) in their 2014 Senate race — and all of a sudden, McConnell no longer seems so enthusiastic about the use of money as free speech. 385 more words

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