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Judicial Races Now Targeted By Big-Money Interests

In judicial elections, Tennessee’s approach lets the people vote on appointments made by the state’s governor, and are usually low-key, small turnout affairs.

NEW POLL: Battleground survey shows strong support for reducing influence of money in politics

New battleground state polling released today by Friends of Democracy, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner, and Public Campaign Action Fund shows that the American people, across party lines, are strongly opposed to the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. FEC, which allowed for even more big money in elections, and favor the Government By the People Act (H.R.

Senators and Their Big Donors Say Cheers to the Freakin Weekend

It's a recess on Capitol Hill, which means it's time to enjoy weekend outings with members of Congress—if you can afford the asking price.

At least five U.S. Senators are scheduled to hold fundraising events this weekend, with just two in their home state, according to invitations obtained by the Sunlight Foundation’s Political Party Time website.

PRESS RELEASE: Supreme Court Once Again Sides With Wealthy Special Interests

Public Campaign issued a press release today condemning the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in American Tradition Partnership, Inc. v. Bullock. Earlier this year, the Montana Supreme Court upheld the state’s century-old Corrupt Practices Act that banned direct expenditures in elections for state offices.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and a New York State of Mind

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from March 26 through April 13, 2012.

Pink Slime Buoyed by Big Money to Politicians

The Des Moines Register reported Saturday on the controversial "pink slime" produced by Beef Products Inc. (BPI) that has found its way into fast food restaurants and school cafeterias. BPI has contributed half a million dollars to Republican lawmakers over the last decade, when this gross "product" has seen a surge in use.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and Election 2012: The Year of the Billionaire?

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from January 20 through March 9, 2012.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and the Anniversary Only Big Money Could Love

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from January 2 through January 20, 2011.