by Ian Millhiser Oct 17, 2014
The court's decision highlights just how fully the deck is currently stacked against campaign finance regulation.
by Emily Atkin Sep 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 Sep 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.
by Josh Israel Sep 11, 2014
McCain had previously denounced the ruling as the Supreme Court's "worst decision ever."
by Alan Pyke Aug 25, 2014
A Wisconsin furniture company won a $6 million tax credit that allows it to lay off nearly 2,000 workers. Weeks later its leaders gave to Gov. Scott Walker's (R) campaign.
by Josh Israel Aug 19, 2014
Larry Lessig's Mayday PAC has raised more than $7.8 million in just a few months.
by Josh Israel Jul 31, 2014
A large group, which has received significant funding from the fossil fuel industry and dark money groups backed by petrochemical billionaires Charles and David Koch, will apparently far exceed Coffman's own fundraising totals.
by Josh Israel Jul 10, 2014
Several of those who object to any limits on political speech have themselves been long-time supporters of a constitutional amendment to do just that.
by Ian Millhiser Jun 3, 2014
The problem with American elections, according to Ted Cruz, is that very wealthy campaign donors do not have enough power to shape their outcomes.
by Josh Israel May 28, 2014
His opponent, former U.S. Attorney John Ratcliffe, and a super PAC explicitly made the incumbent’s age an issue in the campaign — a common tactic against older candidates.