Topic: Democracy 21
Billions of dollars were spent in campaign financing this year, and much more is predicted for 2012. Candidates already are scrambling for dollars, with particular focus on large donors.
11/14/2010 01:21 pm
GOP strategist Karl Rove is sending big money to Republicans in close Election 2010 races. But two campaign watchdogs are asking the IRS to investigate his tax-exempt 'social welfare' group.
10/05/2010 09:11 pm
A Senate committee on Tuesday discussed how to limit the US Supreme Court campaign-finance ruling that opened elections to corporate ads. One suggestion: a constitutional amendment.
02/02/2010 06:51 pm
The Supreme Court campaign finance ruling on Thursday means corporations can spend freely on political ads leading up to elections. The Thursday decision invalidates a part of 2002 McCain-Feingold campaign-finance reform law that sought to limit corporate influence.
01/21/2010 04:18 pm
The equivalent of six health-care lobbyists for every member of Congress are registered for this year's biggest political battle.
09/28/2009 01:00 am
Obama’s fundraising record could signal the end of public funding for major candidates.
10/23/2008 01:00 am
The Federal Election Commission has vacancies in four of six seats and it hasn't acted on a new ethics law.
01/09/2008 12:00 am