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Daily Kos Elections 1Q 2014 House fundraising reports roundup

Quarterly fundraising reports for federal candidates, covering the period from January 1 to March 31, were due at the Federal Elections Commission on Monday night. Below is our list of fundraising numbers for House candidates in keyShow More Summary

We Need Another Koch Brother!

(John Hinderaker) The Associated Press tabulates Federal Election Commission findings, and finds that Democrats have opened up a big advantage among outside groups: Deep-pocketed donors are turning over multimillion-dollar checks toShow More Summary

Delaware Enjoined From Enforcing Campaign Finance Disclosure Law

In the latest fallout from the Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, the United States District Court for the District of Delaware has issued an order granting a preliminary injunction, enjoining the state of Delaware from enforcing Delaware Election Code Sections 8002(10), 8002(27) and 8031, which requires certain disclosures......

Political Scene: Little Chance for Campaign-Finance Reform

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On this week’s Political Scene podcast, Jeffrey Toobin and Ryan Lizza join host Amelia Lester to discuss the Supreme Court’s recent decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which removed a limit on the total amount of money a donor can give to multiple candidates in one election cycle. Show More Summary

Watch: the Winners and Losers from the McCutcheon Decision

The case Shaun McCutcheon - a chief executive and political financier - brought against the Federal Election Commission has ushered in a new era of political spending

Pelosi and Schumer: Read the Constitution

Democrats are hyperventilating over a U. S. Supreme Court ruling on April 2, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi claims the ruling will turn politics into a “money war.” Sorry, that happenedShow More Summary

A Halo for Selfishness

The recent Supreme Court decision over-ruling some Federal Election Commission restrictions on political campaign contributions has provoked angry reactions on the left. That is what often happens whenever the High Court rules that the...Show More Summary

McCutcheon

There has been much coverage of last week’s Supreme Court decision on campaign finance (McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission), most of it negative (insert shocked surprise here) given that it will provide more opportunities for the wealthy to shape public policy. As Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) observes: “It is far too often the case in […]

The Supreme Court's McCutcheon decision and the 'appearance' of corruption

Money talks. Democracy goes silent. Yesterday’s 5-4 Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission represents another step toward the complete capture of our political process by moneyed interests. In a blisteringShow More Summary

Fewer Limits on Campaign Contributions Strengthens America

The Supreme Court's decision last week in McCutcheon v Federal Election Commission, eliminating the total limit that an individual can contribute in an election cycle to candidates and party committees, amounts to a shot of adrenalin to American democracy.

The Supreme Court's McCutcheon Decision and the 'Appearance' of Corruption

The 5-4 Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission represents another step toward the complete capture of our political process by moneyed interests. In a blistering dissent, which he took the unusual step of delivering...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Rules to Bring Back Segregation in Favor of Corporations

WASHINGTON -- On April Fool's day, the Supreme Court showed the country its complete lack of irony with a 5-4 decision to bring back the segregation laws of the pre-1950s. In the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the...Show More Summary

JAMES TARANTO: Welcome to the Collective: Justice Breyer turns the First Amendment on its head. …

JAMES TARANTO: Welcome to the Collective: Justice Breyer turns the First Amendment on its head. In his plurality opinion in yesterday’s free-speech case, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, Chief Justice John Roberts notes anShow More Summary

Democrats and the Hypocrisy of Campaign Finance Reform

Fresh off a Supreme Court ruling in the case of McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, a ruling which struck down overall limits on campaign contributions, the hypocrisy of the Democrat party in New York has been on full display. Sean Eldridge, a

McCutcheon Meets Adelson: What a Donor Wants

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Justice John Roberts, in his decision for the majority in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, said that there was a difference between the “quid pro quo corruption” of someone buying off a politician and “the general gratitude...Show More Summary

See No Evil, Hear No Ivil

See No Evil, Hear No Evil... By Adam Crowther, Taylor Lincoln, and Lisa Gilbert In January, Public Citizen issued two reports that looked at the possible outcomes of the U.S. Supreme Court case McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. Show More Summary

What the Supreme Court is up to

Jeffrey Toobin has been keeping track. “McCutcheon” is nothing compared to what’s coming next. If you think that the Supreme Court’s decision today in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission was bad, just wait: worse may be on the way. The issue before the Court was fairly narrow, even a little obscure. Congress bars individuals from […]

SCOTUS, McCutcheon v. FEC, and corruption

The Supreme Court ruled today to eliminate the caps on total federal campaign contributions from individuals. The vote was the very familiar 5-4 margin: Wednesday’s decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission…did not affect familiar base limits on contributions from

The John Roberts Project

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If you think that the Supreme Court’s decision today in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission was bad, just wait: worse may be on the way. The issue before the Court was fairly narrow, even a little obscure. Congress bars individuals from contributing more than fifty-two hundred dollars to any candidate for federal office in any election cycle. Show More Summary

McCutcheon Ruling Requires Americans to Reclaim Democracy

Today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission strikes a devastating blow at the very foundation of our democracy.

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