Utah’s political landscape suffered a great misfortune recently as well-tolerated oligarch Mitt Romney announced he won’t be seeking reelection.
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This Money Politics section includes news about the efforts to reduce the influence of money over the election system that has grown substantially since the Citizens United ruling. Also see our entire section on Money Politics or our articles on Political Lobbying.
The growth of small-dollar donations has made races more competitive, as incumbents face challenges from well-funded opponents.
America’s megadonors pump cash into political systems, circumventing finance laws using joint fundraising committees.
AOC, Gaetz & Fitzpatrick introduced the Restoring Faith in Government Act to ban Congress members from trading stocks.
672 former officials worked for top defense contractors, 91% in lobbying roles, as they receive significant government contracts.
Laying the groundwork to launch a centrist, third-party “unity” ticket in 2024, the billionaire-funded group No Labels is buying its own ballot line.
US political parties raised $154m for litigation in 2021-22 cycle, up 30% from 2020 presidential cycle, according to report.
Wealthy donors wield power in this April 4 spring election contest between liberal Janet Protasiewicz and conservative Daniel Kelly.
Thirty million dollars and counting has poured into the campaign for a swing seat on Wisconsin’s Supreme Court, with TV ads swamping the airwaves.
Senator Whitney Westerfield has re-introduced a data privacy bill to give consumers more control over personal information online in Kentucky.