“campaign-finance” Charts

We knew Wall Street was stacking the deck, but this much? »

Since the passage of the sweeping regulatory overhaul package designed to prevent another dramatic financial collapse, a new wave of…

by: Noah
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Score: 10

Dear Congress: Get Money Out of Politics »

In a poll of “likely voters,” a whopping 78 percent said reducing the influence of money in politics and elections…

YES! Magazine
by: YES! Magazine
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Score: 7

Cost of Clout: How Much Companies Pay to Influence Congress »

With the 2010 Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United, federal campaign contribution limitations on corporations were struck down as unconstitutional…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 305
Score: 5

Remember Financial Reform? Wall St. Is Ensuring No One Does »

Four years after the landmark regulatory overhaul-- Dodd-Frank-- was passed, barely half of the 398 provisions have been implemented. While…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 106
Score: 2

The Continuing Fallout of 'Citizens United' »

American Crossroads and Crossroads Grassroots Political Strategies, the behemoth outside political groups that were co-founded by Karl Rove, raised a…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
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Score: 1

Ultra-Rich Bankrolls Elections, But Not the Party You Think »

Those hoping to win in national elections are increasingly dependent upon an incredibly small number of extremely rich donors. Both…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 90

What Now Will Become of Government by the People? »

With Citizens United, among other cases, the Supreme Court has eviscerated longstanding regulations of campaign finance-- with a dramatic effect…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 69

Dark Money Rises: Secret Spending Silences Democratic Voice »

Senate campaign spending by groups that do not fully disclose their donors-- known as "dark money"-- has increased over 200%…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 71

Deep Pockets and Their Bipartisan Buy »

Donors in America's most affluent 0.01 percent give fairly evenly to Democrats and Republicans — and they get a fairly…