Leading Civil Rights Groups Just Sold Out On Net Neutrality

Leading Civil Rights Groups Just Sold Out On Net Neutrality

by Lee Fang, Republic Report. Last Friday, just before the Federal Communication Commission closed its comment period for its upcoming rule on “network neutrality,” a massive coal ...

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A Fracking Fortune Gets Political

A Fracking Fortune Gets Political

Televangelist James Robison recently declared that he’s praying for a merger of the Tea Party and the religious right. Is he kidding? That merger is well underway. And it’s gettin ...

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Rove’s Top Campaign Funding Groups Keep Low Profile In 2014 Elections

Rove’s Top Campaign Funding Groups Keep Low Profile In 2014 Elections

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Not that long ago, Karl Rove emerged as a mastermind of a new type of campaign spending, leading a wave of outside groups ...

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California Billionaire May Be Democrats’ Savior

California Billionaire May Be Democrats’ Savior

By Christopher Cadelago, McClatchy Washington Bureau SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- He's about $98 billion short of the competition. But Tom Steyer is the angel the Democrats have been loo ...

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IRS Pushes Back New Rules for Dark Money Groups

IRS Pushes Back New Rules for Dark Money Groups

by Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica. After intense criticism from both ends of the political spectrum, the Internal Revenue Service has delayed indefinitely proposed rules that would h ...

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Senate To Take Up Longshot Amendment To Regulate Campaign Finance

Senate To Take Up Longshot Amendment To Regulate Campaign Finance

by Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica. In a gesture probably more symbolic than practical, the Senate may soon take up a constitutional amendment to give Congress and states the power to ...

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Liberal Outside Money Groups Spend Big In North Carolina

Liberal Outside Money Groups Spend Big In North Carolina

by Theodoric Meyer and Kim Barker, ProPublica. Most people have come to associate outside money -- the hundreds of millions of dollars from politically active nonprofits and Super ...

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What Happens When A Dark Money Group Blows Off IRS Rules? Nothing

What Happens When A Dark Money Group Blows Off IRS Rules? Nothing

by Kim Barker and Theodoric Meyer, ProPublica To see how easy it is for a dark money group to ignore the Internal Revenue Service, look no further than the loftily named Governmen ...

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Jeb Bush Leads GOP Hopefuls To Vegas To Woo Sheldon Adelson

Jeb Bush Leads GOP Hopefuls To Vegas To Woo Sheldon Adelson

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times As the 2016 Republican hopefuls quietly court donors this year, few have as much attraction as billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who, al ...

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