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Last week, a Washington state court imposed the largest fine ever levied for a campaign finance violation, on a group that hid the identities of its donors.
The way WI Gov. Scott Walker went after big money contributions in his 2012 recall election is the strongest evidence yet that the logic of the Supreme Court's 'Citizens United' ruling is unsustainable.
By choosing a sitting governor, some donations to his campaign will be limited by pay-to-play rules.
Voters need benchmarks to comprehend campaign finance data.
State and local super PACs are increasingly reliant on "grey money" — donations that trace back to other PACs — obscuring their actual sources of support.
Because of Citizens United, corporations and PACs have an outsize influence on elections for city councils and utility commissions.
From restricting voting rights to allowing more secret money in elections, the Badger State is the poster child for the recent cutbacks to democratic rights in America.
Justice Scalia’s legacy on campaign finance is clear. But perhaps less well known is how much he valued transparency in political activity.
The presidential contenders want to harness voter anger. But moneyed special interests have influenced policy for more than 100 years.
The budget bill bans the SEC from setting rules on dark money. But that doesn’t mean it can’t work on the issue.