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.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on October 17, 2014
The court's decision highlights just how fully the deck is currently stacked against campaign finance regulation.
by Emily Atkin Posted on September 25, 2014
Federal Election Commission rules state that corporations can't make their employees donate to specific candidates or parties "as a condition of employment."
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 23, 2014
Walmart runs a charity for workers in financial hardship. Watchdogs say the way it links that charity to its election fundraising violates federal rules.