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Friday, March 23, 2018

Every Dollar Isn’t Equal In 2016 Digital Advertising

Just before Christmas, the Senate Majority PAC — a group formed to help Senate Democrats win seats in the Senate — announced a nearly $1.5 million digital advertising campaign.

January 8, 2016

The Urgent National Crisis That Presidential Candidates Aren’t Talking About

While some 2016 presidential candidates are talking about income inequality, few have directly addressed perhaps the most jarring manifestation of poverty.

September 5, 2015

How Does Campaign Financing Affect Polarization?

Find out what the record-shattering cost of this year’s midterms can tell us about the next Congress.

October 30, 2014

Former Connecticut Governor Rowland Guilty Of Violating Federal Campaign Laws

Another one-time rising GOP star comes crashing down.

September 19, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Bad News For Kansas Republicans

Here are some interesting stories on the midterm campaigns that you may have missed on Tuesday, September 16: • Election law expert Rick Hasen expects the Kansas Supreme Court to remove Democrat Chad Taylor’s name from the ballot. Such a decision would be a big blow to incumbent Senator Pat Roberts (R-KS), who hopes that Taylor […]

September 16, 2014

For Democratic Candidates, Iraq Becomes A Campaign Issue — Again

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times ROCHESTER, N.H. — The Iraq war was once again front and center on the campaign trail in New Hampshire last week, with a Democratic president under fire. The gruesome beheading of native son James Foley at the hands of Islamic militants thrust the issue to the fore, leading residents […]

August 25, 2014

Need Campaign Cash? No Problem. Sue The President

By William Douglas, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner has yet to formally file his lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overreaching his executive authority, but that hasn’t stopped Democrats and Republicans from making a mad dash for campaign cash off the threatened legal action. No sooner did Boehner (R-OH), unveil a […]

July 21, 2014

Obama Increasingly Taking His Message Beyond Washington

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is often seen this summer outside the White House, strolling down a city street, joking with ordinary Americans, grabbing a burger or a waffle cone. Just a regular guy. This week it’s in Denver. A few weeks ago, in St. Paul and Minneapolis. In […]

July 9, 2014

Obama Raises Money For Senate Democrats In Los Angeles

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama made a somber plea before an intimate crowd of some of Hollywood’s biggest donors Wednesday night, asking for help energizing disillusioned voters to give Democrats a chance of keeping their Senate majority in the midterm election. “I’m in trouble at home,” the president joked […]

May 8, 2014