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Clinton at the National Urban League Conference

— July 31, 2015 I’m very pleased that many presidential candidates will be here today to address you. It is a signal that the work you’ve been doing – laboring in the vineyards for decades – is getting the political

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Posted in 2016, CHIP / SCHIP, Election, GOP, Health Care, Individual Rights, Medicaid, Medicare, Minimum Wage, SNAP, Social Safety Net, Social Security, Voter Supression, Voting Rights

Some are Red, Some are Blue — But ALL are Green

Ever wonder who’s being bought out by who when you’re looking at legislators?  Well, wonder no more.  Nicholas Rubin, 16 year old kid developed an app for that!  It’s available at for download.  Once installed in the browser of your

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Posted in Campaign Finance, Congressional Activity, Dark Money, Election, Election-Reform

Koch Bros Pursuing Election Domination

The Washington’s Post’s “The Fix” blog posted charts that show, clear as day, how the Koch brothers’ Americans For Prosperity is absolutely dominating the airwaves in states with competitive U.S. Senate races. No wonder Nate Silver’s predictions are giving Republicans

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Posted in 2014 Elections, Campaign Finance, Citizens United, Dark Money, Election-Reform, General Election, Primary Elections

A Clear Warning in Nevada for Dark Money Groups

Today, the Nevada Secretary of State’s office announced a landmark settlement with the Alliance for America’s Future (AAF), a Virginia-based 501(c)(4) organization that spent over $200,000 on political ads in 2010 but failed to comply with state disclosure laws. This

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Posted in Dark Money, Election, Election-Reform

Cleaning Up Campaign Finance to Save the Environment

The assault on our democracy is a bigger problem than the temporary closure of national parks. By Michael Brune America’s best idea is in trouble, and I don’t mean our national parks. Yes, our parks were closed, which was a

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Posted in Campaign Finance, Citizens United, Election-Reform, Energy-Big Oil, Environment/EPA, Pollution, Voter Supression
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