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Saturday, October 21, 2017
special interests

Big PACs Throw Money At Supercommittee Members

Want to get a huge influx of cash? Looks like all you have to do is be part of the supercommittee. From the time the six Republicans and six Democrats were appointed to the special committee to reduce the deficit, suspicions about lobbyists’ influence on these politicians arose. AP reported in August that the 12 […]

October 6, 2011

Who’s Funding Both Parties?

When it comes to campaign finance, it’s difficult to find the “good guys.” The Republicans are relying heavily on donations from political action committees, but the Democrats are simultaneously criticizing donations from special interests while still accepting their money. These special interests can range from seemingly innocuous policy groups to huge corporations. In any case, […]

August 18, 2011