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Campaign finance ruling sparks bipartisan agreement

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds broad cross-partisan opposition to the recent Supreme Court ruling knocking down limits on corporate and union spending on political campaigns. .qPoll { width: 454px; padding: 10px 0; } .qPoll h3 { font: bold 12px/12px Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color: #C00; text-transform: uppercase; border-bottom: 1px...

By Jennifer Agiesta  |  February 17, 2010; 11:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  Campaign Finance , Crosstabs , Post Polls  
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Minuteman Money

The national debate over immigration policy has helped increase the coffers of the Minuteman PAC, the political arm of the Minuteman Movement. Using a national direct mail campaign, the PAC has raised $558,000 during the first six months of this year, according to a newly-filed report with the Federal Election...

By  |  July 11, 2007; 3:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Campaign Finance  
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Giving in Their Golden Years

(Seth Hamblin -- The Washington Post) The presidential candidates have scored large sums of campaign funds from retirees this year, but none more than former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, who took in $1.7 million in the first-quarter, according to an analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics. Retirees also...

By  |  June 7, 2007; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Campaign Finance  
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Bob Ney's Office Equipment Sale

When former Rep. Bob Ney, the Ohio Republican who pleaded guilty to corruption charges last fall, cleaned out his campaign office, he didn't leave much behind. A report filed on May 30 with the Federal Election Commission shows that Ney's campaign made $590 on the sale of office equipment to...

By  |  May 31, 2007; 11:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Campaign Finance  
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Richardson's New Mexico Cash Boom

On a presidential candidate's list of lucrative donor destinations, New Mexico barely rates a mention (its electoral competitiveness is another story). During the entire 2004 election, New Mexican donors combined to give just more than $3 million to the presidential candidates. But now that Bill Richardson, the state's governor, is...

By  |  May 7, 2007; 6:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Campaign Finance , President 2008  
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Baucus & Rangel: A Joint Fundraising Opportunity

One's a congressman from Harlem. The other's a senator from Montana. But as anyone who cares about tax policy knows, Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., have a large say as the respective chairmen of the House Ways & Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee. Now...

By  |  April 26, 2007; 3:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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