Obama is about to issue an executive order requiring companies doing business with the federal government to disclose political contributions
Cruz's actions, which his spokesperson now claims were "inadvertant," show that he is a hypocrite as well as dishonest
The Appellate Court ruled that the ban on federal campaign contributions by individuals who contract with the government is constitutional. The takeaway from the ruling, besides putting a damper on McConnell's political life, is that regardless the push by the Koch-Republicans and two horrendous rulings by Koch acolytes on the Supreme Court, 11 appellate judges firmly believe there is too much money in politics and that more "can be a very bad thing."
It is very seldom, if ever, that any Republican purposely admits in public that their raison d'etre is solely to serve the interests of corporations and the very richest Americans, and it is doubtful they expected the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to expose their badly-kept secret, but he did; albeit inadvertently.
Reform groups Democracy 21 and Campaign Legal Center have filed complaints with the Federal Election Commission that accuse Republicans Jeb Bush, Scott Walker, and Rick Santorum, along with Democrat Martin O'Malley of violating federal campaign finance laws.
The only thing keeping Republicans in power right now is money, and they'll tell any lies to hold onto that money.
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) issued the following statement condemning the gutting of campaign finance reform and putting taxpayers on the hook for another Wall Street bailout.
Although Republicans detest democracy, they certainly understand the principle behind it and instead of swearing an oath to support a document always open to interpretation, Americans should demand that all politicians pledge to support America's democracy; or leave office forthwith.
Apparently Republican corruption has reached such a level that blatant lying and obvious violation of campaign disclosure laws is part and parcel of what it means to be a Republican; at least a Republican Senate candidate.
By more than 2-1, the Koch Brothers affiliation hurts Joni Ernst with voters in Iowa. They are equally unimpressed by Sarah Palin's support for the Republican.
Dinesh D'Souza, author of the conspiracy laden "Obama's Rage", plead guilty in a Manhattan federal court on Tuesday to a campaign finance law violation.
On Thursday, conservative political author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza was indicted on fraud charges under campaign finance law.
The first case the Supreme Court heard this term brought what’s left of campaign finance laws back for scrutiny by the same court that gave us corporations have civil rights and money is speech in Citizens United. Citizens United, the Sequel, is brought to you by Sean McCutcheon, a businessman and Republican activist from Alabama. Naturally, the chief benefactor of Citizens United joined him: the RNC.
Ralph Reed, the 90's Evangelical Wunderkind, once disgraced, is back again mobilizing the vote he once said was mythical, for Mitt Romney