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David J. Climenhaga | There is now absolutely no way a desperate, last-minute pledge drive can be legally launched by the foundering former governing party.
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Amy Goodman | A century of transparent campaign-finance restrictions preventing corporate money from influencing elections came to an end, as the U.S. Supreme Court reversed Montana's Corrupt Practices Act.
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Amy Goodman | "The president is wrong." So says one of the newly appointed co-chairs of U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.
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Amy Goodman | The Republican caucuses in Iowa, with their cliffhanger ending, confirmed two key political points and left a third virtually ignored.
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Zach Carter | Anonymous millionaires just helped elect dozens of ultraconservative congressional candidates, by pumping millions of dollars into national Tea Party organizations.
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Zach Carter | The votes are in, and while some close races are still being tallied, there is a clear winner from the 2010 elections: Secret corporate cash.
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Zach Carter | Today is the first election in American history in which corporations have been allowed to spend their own money to buy political favours.
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Zach Carter | Two Tea Party leaders, Mark Meckler and Jenny Beth Martin, have been jet-setting all over the country ginning up support for conservative politicians. Literally.
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Zach Carter | Remember that horrible 2004 Swift Boat Veterans for Truth ad that helped derail John Kerry's 2004 presidential bid? Well, Bob Perry, the billionaire tycoon who financed that smear campaign is back...
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Zach Carter | War chests from right-wing billionaires and corporate titans are funding tremendous portions of political activity...
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Zach Carter | Undue corporate influence over U.S. elections has been a serious problem in American politics, but this year's Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission made things worse.
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Zach Carter | The same conservatives who spent the past year senselessly screaming about the U.S. budget deficit are demanding an extension of the Bush tax cuts for the rich.