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ACU’s Spending Might be CPAC’s Biggest Splash

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The ‘silent’ primary to convince conservative voters — and donors — which potential 2016 candidate is their guy or gal started on Thursday and continues through Saturday. 522 more words

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Net Neutrality Fast Facts

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The Federal Communications Commission just approved new rules that allow it to regulate the Internet like a utility, establishing net neutrality. But only for now. 916 more words

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Another Link in Ohio Dark Money Network

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A mysterious Ohio nonprofit that attacked GOP opponents of Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner last year has been linked to a network of political operatives with close ties to Rauner’s own campaign. 901 more words

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Net Neutrality Fight Rife With Interests Connected to Commissioners

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The two Republican members of the Federal Communications Commission who have asked for a delay in the agency’s vote tomorrow (Thursday) on net neutrality rules both have past connections to big money interests opposed to the rules. 917 more words

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Gone, But Not Forgotten: Ex-Members Keep on Giving

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Even when they don’t head straight to K Street, it’s safe to say that former members of Congress don’t forget their colleagues — nor are they consigned by them to history. 717 more words

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Will the Grass Grow Greener in D.C.?

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D.C. residents voted to legalize marijuana, but Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) wants to prescribe the District a different fate.

Local officials, having defied Harris’ … 576 more words

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DCCC Leads NRCC on Strength of Member Dues

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House Democrats are still in the minority — even more so after November — but the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee burst out of the gate in the 2016 cycle led by strong early donations from its own caucus. 564 more words

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