by Josh Israel Posted on March 25, 2015 Updated: March 25, 2015
Scott Walker got $250,000 from casino billionaire mogul Sheldon Adelson -- after calling for a ban on all gaming political donations.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 11, 2015
The Pope's comments place him at odds with five other very prominent Catholics -- the five justices who joined the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. FEC.
by Josh Israel Posted on February 10, 2015 Updated: February 11, 2015
The historically private duo has mounted something of a media charm offensive, attempting to frame themselves as not as partisan Republicans but as fiscally conservative, social libertarians eager to defend individual liberty.
by Alan Pyke Posted on December 10, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
The "cromnibus" has a cute name, but the details are devilish.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on December 10, 2014
The Supreme Court carved so many holes in campaign finance law that another hole can only allow but so much more money to leak out. Nevertheless, these changes could prove quite significant if one of the Court's five Republicans are replaced.
by Kira Lerner Posted on December 3, 2014
"Obviously corporations do consist of people," one panelist said.
by Kira Lerner Posted on November 20, 2014
Somehow, this practice isn't illegal.
by Kira Lerner Posted on November 17, 2014 Updated: November 24, 2014
The NRCC may have shared internal polling data with super PACs through tweets comprised of a series of numbers.
by Kiley Kroh Posted on November 5, 2014 Updated: November 5, 2014
The oil giant spent upwards of $3 million on mayoral and select city council races, but Richmond voters wholly rejected that effort.
by Kira Lerner Posted on October 28, 2014 Updated: October 28, 2014
Rick Weiland accused the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee of running attack ads against his Republican opponent Mike Rounds, which he claims have backfired and hurt his own campaign.