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In a reversal from four years ago, President Barack Obama will accept unlimited sums of money from corporations and individuals to pay for events surrounding his inauguration, a spokeswoman said Friday. Lobbyists, political action committees and
The poll, released Thursday by the Corporate Reform Coalition and conducted by the Democratic-leaning Bannon Communications Research group, asked 804 people their opinions on the role that corporate money plays in political campaigns. Eighty-one
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has introduced a Constitutional Amendment bill that would profoundly curtail corporate money influence over US elections. The Sanders legislation is call the Saving American Democracy Amendment.
A Constitutional Amendment has been introduced in Congress that would overturn the Citizens United decision by the Supreme Court which allows corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money to influence our elections. Corporate money is threatening
Texas (AP) — The Texas money laundering law is usually associated with drug dealers or white collar criminals, and Tom DeLay's defense attorneys say they will try to keep the former U.S. House majority leader out of prison with an appeal that focuses
Texas Attorneys for Tom DeLay suggested to jurors Monday that a money laundering case against the former U.S. House majority leader was the result of a prejudice against corporate donations held by the former prosecutor who originally brought the
Texas, United StatesTom DeLay, the once powerful and polarizing Republican leader known as the "Hammer" for his brass knuckles style, goes on trial Monday on charges of criminally crossing the line into dirty politics. The trial begins a day before
Chamber of Commerce is accepting foreign corporate money for use in its elections spending. I'm sure many of you recall last January's Supreme Court case in Citizens United vs...The Supreme Court overturned decades of courtroom precedents that had
13:10 PM MDT A brewing dispute over the role of "corporate money" in their impending primary election spilled over into a public radio debate Tuesday between Democratic congressional challenger Claudia Wright and Rep. Jim Matheson, D-Utah.
In other words, that which government controls, will try to control it...And so the regulated will either attempt to indirectly or directly influence the regulators, overthrow them or escape their control. This too is an inevitable outgrowth of the