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Chelsea Manning Confirms US Senate Run

NORTH BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Chelsea Manning has confirmed via Twitter that she is a candidate for U.S. Senate.

Manning on Sunday tweeted “yup, we’re running for senate” with an attached campaign video . 127 more words


A Bad Job Interview By Trump's Judicial Pick Went #Viral (Leading to Him to Write a Withdrawal Letter)

Have you ever gave a bad job interview?  You gave terrible answers to questions, no answers to questions, or maybe revealed that you really did not have the experience or credentials for the job that you were interviewing for.  184 more words


Illinois peeps, check out - Trump Judicial Nominee Attracts Scorn After Flopping in Hearing

The nominee, Matthew S. Petersen, was unable to answer basic legal questions during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.. via NYT Politics http://ift.tt/2BwgGKc


Role of money in politics

Citizens United still comes up in conversations, almost eight years after the Supreme Court decided that restrictions on political donations abridge First Amendment rights. You can say a lot about that decision, or more precisely, about reactions to that decision. 2,172 more words

Democratic Institutions

PR Battle of Brittain (Redux)

— Facebook deletes post criticising Arizona Senate candidate/former revenge pornster Craig R. Brittain after Brittain reports himself to website administrators

I recently blogged about the PR battles of Craig R. 547 more words

Law And Politics

Kansas Bans Bitcoin Contributions to Political Campaigns

By Grant Ferowich

A Kansas ethics board barred bitcoin contributions to political campaigns made in the form of bitcoin in defiance of Federal Election Commission advisory guidelines. 412 more words


How the Federal Election Commission Could Essentially Shut Down Before 2018

The Federal Election Commission is running low on commissioners.

President Donald Trump on Thursday nominated Republican Matthew Petersen to a federal judgeship, meaning the FEC is poised to putter on with the minimum number of commissioners — four — required to take official action on most anything of consequence. 1,062 more words