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An anonymous direct mail hit piece has been flooding my district. On one side, it says I accepted money and paid trips from "insurance companies" and voted to cut $716 billion from Medicare -- the ...
by Raul Grijalva
Comment Count 99 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 11:25 AM PDT with 876 Recommends
Today, President Obama came out forcefully and slammed the SCOTUS decision rolling back campaign finance reform ...
by dansac
Comment Count 970 comments on Thu Jan 21, 2010 at 11:15 AM PST with 714 Recommends
None dare call it bribing politicians. Secret Campaign Donations are not FREE Speech, it is BOUGHT Speech! The other day Senator Russ Feingold got a HUGE ...
by MinistryOfTruth
Comment Count 297 comments on Thu Oct 14, 2010 at 08:21 AM PDT with 675 Recommends
You've Seen the Movie -- Now It's Time to ACT! Thursday, October 22, 2009 Friends, It's the #1 question I'm constantly asked after people see my movie: "OK -- ...
by Michael Moore
Comment Count 374 comments on Thu Oct 22, 2009 at 04:12 AM PDT with 672 Recommends
Last week, Sen. Feinstein and I went to the Senate floor to try to get unanimous consent to pass the Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act, S. 223. The bill had been reported by the Rules Committee ...
by Russ Feingold
Comment Count 263 comments on Mon Apr 23, 2007 at 08:19 AM PDT with 668 Recommends
Sen. Feingold was interviewed on WNYC radio in conjuction with the release of his book While America Sleeps: A Wake-up Call for the Post 9/11 Era , and as the co-author of McCain-Feingold, spoke ...
by eXtina
Comment Count 256 comments on Fri Mar 09, 2012 at 05:39 AM PST with 662 Recommends
I know I'm not alone, though you wouldn't know it from some of the rhetoric we're hearing from Democratic and Republican candidates here in Tennessee. I love Nancy Pelosi. I think she's doing an ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 257 comments on Thu Sep 23, 2010 at 10:15 AM PDT with 618 Recommends
We often hear about the role that the pharmaceutical industry, for-profit health care companies, and big banks have in influencing and corrupting elections and elected officials. But there is ...
by consumerlawyer
Comment Count 284 comments on Mon Feb 08, 2010 at 10:49 AM PST with 601 Recommends
I haven't seen this diaried but this seems important to me. Yesterday the Supreme Court issued an order blocking the payment of matching funds under Arizona's progressive campaign finance laws that ...
by NewDealer
Comment Count 434 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 07:39 AM PDT with 597 Recommends
According to Ben Smith at Politico, the IRS is about to do something HUGE with regards to anonymous funding. This may end up killing (or at least drying up a good chunk of their funding) before ...
by calchala
Comment Count 240 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 06:25 PM PDT with 571 Recommends
Since William Rehnquist joined the Supreme Court, it has made several rulings that have knocked the U.S. Constitution out of whack. Retired ...
by hungeski
Comment Count 445 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 10:04 PM PST with 527 Recommends
A new Pennsylvania poll released this morning shows Obama with a double-digit lead over McCain. Also, news on the anti-Obama DVD being included in newspapers, but we also have evidence that the ...
by Kula2316
Comment Count 507 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2008 at 01:54 AM PDT with 526 Recommends
Over the last week, this very odd circumstance has occurred where Barack Obama is universally chastised for rejecting public money in the general election, yet John McCain is not touched for ...
by dday
Comment Count 240 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2008 at 02:32 PM PDT with 523 Recommends
Even PolitiFact knows The hits just keep on coming. After spending Thursday gobsmacked and spouting word salad when reporters caught up to him, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R-It'sNeverMyFault) ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 303 comments on Sat Jun 21, 2014 at 01:02 PM PDT with 491 Recommends
The Tea Party Convention is in full swing here in Nashville, and I've been getting regular updates from friends and attendees. Last night, Tennessee progressives met for an "Anything But Tea!" party,
by Benintn
Comment Count 316 comments on Fri Feb 05, 2010 at 07:26 AM PST with 487 Recommends
Senator Bernie Sanders introduced the Saving American Democracy Amendment to the Constitution today. Essentially,
by Siri
Comment Count 193 comments on Fri Dec 09, 2011 at 06:51 PM PST with 481 Recommends
In his 1943 painting "Freedom of Speech," Norman Rockwell illustrated American democracy in action by depicting a man speaking up at a town meeting. A framed poster of Rockwell's painting hangs ...
by Senator Bernie Sanders
Comment Count 224 comments on Tue Apr 01, 2014 at 09:57 AM PDT with 476 Recommends
Just over one year after it became impossible to deny that the crisis that had started in 2006/2007 was a major, systemic event, it is rather depressing to see that nothing has really changed and, ...
by Jerome a Paris
Comment Count 323 comments on Mon Oct 05, 2009 at 08:59 AM PDT with 468 Recommends
Jeffrey Toobin writes in the current issue of The New Yorker about Money Unlimited: how Chief Justice John Roberts orchestrated the Citizens United decision . Toobin's article explains how Roberts, ...
by Magnifico
Comment Count 220 comments on Tue May 15, 2012 at 09:26 PM PDT with 466 Recommends
We finally know who put that ‘secret’ hold on Russ Feingold’s Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act, ...
by nhcollegedem
Comment Count 193 comments on Tue Apr 24, 2007 at 04:14 PM PDT with 464 Recommends