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Sunday, 20 January 2013 18:20

10 biggest beneficiaries of Citizens United

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A new report reveals the decision allowed an extra $1 billion in special interest funding in the 2012 election

Liberal bankrollers soured on partisan politics after the 2004 elections. Will Adelson and co. follow suit after 2012?

Montana authorities are investigating the activities of Western Tradition Partnership, a social welfare nonprofit

The dearth of large contributions being made by big corporations to super PACs so far this election has ended.

The shameless spectacle of billionaires drowning the airwaves should not numb us to the consequences of what is at stake if the super rich succeed in buying our elections.

This young Democratic player is putting together a bipartisan effort to get big money out of politics. Of course, it's going to take a lot of cash.

In a setback for those trying to curb the secrecy behind election year 'issue ads' funded by shadowy special interests groups, the DC Circuit Court today overturned a lower federal court’s ruling which made public disclosure of such spending a statutory requirement.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012 12:56

Washington's Wall Street Sugar Daddies

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The finance, insurance, and real estate industries spend approximately $1,331 a minute on influencing our leaders. A new tool makes it easier for you to find out which ones.

Could a narrow focus on Citizens United actually set back our drive for democracy?

In just a few years, the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands created a gambling empire in Macau that made him one of the world's richest men. Now, Sheldon Adelson's business methods are under scrutiny.

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