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The Richest 0.01 Percent of Americans Gave 42 Percent of Political Donations in 2012

It should come as no surprise that policymakers look after the ultra-wealthy instead of the rest of us.

By Stephen Wolf / DailyKos

April 20, 2015… 270 more words

Politics

Obama's 'dark money' order

by Brian Huges,  Washington Examiner

President Obama is being pressured to sign an executive order forcing federal contractors to disclose their political donations. 124 more words

GOVERNMENT

Women in International Relations

By Cassie Greenwald

Considering women and gender in the scope of international relations allows us to examine the fundamental contributions women have made politically. “The divide itself is… 848 more words

Opinion

Is SEC Regulation of Political Spending Dead?

It is unlikely that it is dead, but it certainly is on life support.  But, I believe that board oversight, and disclosure, of corporate political expenditures will continue to increase. 523 more words

SEC Rulemaking And Guidance

'Beauuutiful’: Marco Rubio turns the tables on question about political influence of the wealthy

At a forum featuring Sens. Rubio, Cruz and Paul, along with ABC News’ Jonathan Karl, Rubio was asked about political donations from the wealthy, and had a comeback that other GOP candidates would be wise to take note of: 91 more words

US Politics

Ethics? We don't need no stinkin' ethics!

 

The fact that something is legal doesn’t make it ethical.

Let’s make the case explicitly, and explain why legality doesn’t determine ethics.

First, we can proceed by enumerating a few counter-examples: 1,003 more words

Opinion

What Tom Reed disliked in the budget

There are many victories in this proposal. It moves the ball forward in that it continues us on a path of reducing the budget deficit and authorizes less spending in FY 2015 than the agreed upon cap in the Murray-Ryan Budget Control Act. 192 more words

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