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Railing against the Koch Brothers, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., declared his support for a constitutional amendment that would reverse a recent Supreme Court ruling and limit campaign contributions. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Reid Backs Changing Constitution Limiting Federal Campaign Donations

Railing against the Koch Brothers, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., declared his support for a constitutional amendment that would reverse a recent Supreme Court ruling and limit campaign contributions.

05/15/2014

File photo of the steps outside the Supreme Court building. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Congressman Seeks To Overturn Citizens United

A Democratic Minnesota congressman is introducing a constitutional amendment designed to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United case that lifted many restrictions on corporate spending in political elections.

02/11/2013

File photo of Dick Armey, former chairman of FreedomWorks. Contributions of close to $7 million came from one donor to FreedomWorks leading up to the election, according to campaign statements. (credit: Getty Images)

Shadowy Donor Behind Millions Of Dollars’ Worth Of Tea Party ‘Super’ PAC Checks

A lawyer in Tennessee who is mysteriously linked to millions of dollars in campaign contributions steered to congressional candidates doubled his investments in the weeks before Election Day and quietly funneled $6.8 million more to a prominent Tea Party group, according to new financial statements filed with the government.

12/07/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: If Republicans Can’t Run A Campaign How Can They Run A Government?

It is clear that Democrats have shown a greater propensity to spend money wisely with their campaigns and allied groups. At the end of the day, that is what America needs.

10/02/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.

07/20/2012

Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Who Is ALEC?

In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.

07/05/2012

Group Photo Of Farmscape (Photo Credit: Farmscape for Mayor, http://refarm.farmscapegardens.com/)

Corporation Hoping To Become Next Mayor Of Los Angeles

American political history often contains stories of unlikely candidates who beat the odds and make it into office. One corporation is hoping to become one of those stories.

05/01/2012

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Ben & Jerry’s Kicks Off “Get The Dough Out Of Politics” Campaign With Free Ice Cream

Ben & Jerry’s wants to take the big dollars out of politics. They’re launching the Get the Dough Out of Politics campaign by giving away free ice cream.

02/13/2012

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