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Barbour Claims Labor Unions Are Outspending The GOP Despite That Top Outside Spenders Support Republicans

The Citizens United decision opened the floodgates for outside groups to unleash a record amount of spending this season, amounting to “more than every other midterm cycle since 1990 combined.” While the outside spending has disproportionately favored the GOP, many Republicans insist they are fighting a deluge of pro-Democrat spending. Last night, the Chairman of [...]
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Oberstar Power, Or Lack Thereof

US Politics / Liberal : The New Republic - Jonathan Chait (4 years ago)

Astonishing finding about outside money in this election cycle: Combining party and coordinated totals, Republicans are outspending Democrats by almost 3 to 2. Among interest group spenders, Republican-leaning organizations are outs... Read Post

Can It Be Possible Money Doesn't Really Matter In This GOP Primary?

Politics : Business Insider: Politix (3 years ago)

Let's be clear: Money always matters. And the Citizens United ruling in 2010 means PAC and corporations can spend limited amounts of money during election cycles (often in the form of attack ads) so there will be even more money swa... Read Post

Just Three Corporate Front Groups Spent 13 Times As Much As The Entire Labor Movement To Buy Judicial Elections

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (3 years ago)

After the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision opened the floodgates to unlimited corporate money in American elections, the decision’s defenders claimed this wasn’t such a big deal because unions could also take advantage of th... Read Post

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