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The D.C. Circuit takes aim at corporate disclosure.
Until it filed for bankruptcy, no one knew if the nation’s second-largest coal producer was spending anything on politics.
President Obama should build on the Wagner v. FEC decision by issuing an Executive Order requiring contractors to disclose all of their political spending.
By voting 11-0 to maintain the ban on political donations by federal contractors, the D.C. Circuit showed moral clarity and common sense.
Montana faces an uphill battle in trying to justify its campaign contribution limits.
Legal proceedings are one way to pierce dark money’s veil.
Ian Vandewalker and Seattle-based entrepreneur and investor Steve Roth write that the SEC should mandate all publicly traded companies disclose their political spending.
Knowing the sources of campaign money is great, but it has to be presented in a way voters understand.
President Obama has spoken out against dark money. By issuing an executive order mandating government contractors disclose their political spending, he can take a concrete step to promote transparency.
Connecticut used a corruption scandal to pass campaign reform. Facing its own problems, New York should do the same.