Features related to 2012 election

  • August 29, 2014

    With campaign spending over seven times what it was at this point in the 2012 elections, these mid-terms are shaping up to be the darkest in a long time. Continue reading

  • December 23, 2013

    What little power the government still has to regulate campaign finance donations is being eroded by funding cutbacks, intimidation and bureaucracy. Continue reading

  • November 10, 2013

    Three years ago, a Supreme Court case, the US Census and anti-Obama backlash set the course for an all-out assault on women’s fundamental freedoms. Continue reading

  • October 31, 2013

    Special interest groups are pouring millions into state judge elections, hoping to tip the scales of justice on key issues. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2013 | Blog

    Almost everything “reported” about the big Obama scandal was wrong, and no one has been held to account. Continue reading

  • June 11, 2013 | Blog

    The academic and political activist will be talking about the corrupting influence of money on our political system and how we can take our democracy back from the billionaires. Continue reading

  • March 19, 2013 | Blog

    “Follow the Money.” Deep Throat’s famous words are even truer today; money remains at the root of corruption in government and politics. In this audio interview, Los Angeles Times journalist Matea Gold talks about investigating Washington’s money trail. Continue reading

  • March 7, 2013 | Blog
    A new report finds that many local TV stations selling airtime to dark money groups for political ads are not following the FCC disclosure requirements.
  • January 8, 2013 | BillBoard
    Important articles from around the web, including reports of new gun control legislation, the newly-reintroduced DISCLOSE Act and increased health care costs.
  • December 12, 2012 | Blog
    The post-Citizens United explosion of money in political campaigns means big profits for consultants.