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Money Politics articles on Democracy Chronicles
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.
New Transparency International report suggests foreign bribery alive and well, with little progress in fighting it despite governments enforcing anti-bribery laws.
Two major Democratic political groups on Wednesday announced a combined $21 million digital ad buy targeting Senate races in November.
In the Illinois gubernatorial poll the State has registered the most expensive gubernatorial race in American history with billionaire J. B. Pritzker spending close to $90 million for TV and radio adverts.
California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter and wife are under investigation by FBI on charges of diverting campaign funds as America’s courts continue to play their role in the country’s democracy.
The NYC Campaign Finance Board hosted a panel discussion at NY Law School with elected officials looking into how we improve the campaign finance.
Common Cause launched campaign addressed questions to include campaign finance, ethics, voting rights, redistricting, the 2020 Census, and Net Neutrality.
Billionaire industrialists lashed out at Trump for imposing tariffs on foreign imports and not controlling the government’s burgeoning long-term debt
As of today, groups supporting or opposing Kavanaugh have already spent more than $1.1 million on television advertisements
For decades, especially since 1991, federal policy has set the price of farm milk below the cost of production, crushing America’s family farms. And we are all the worse for it.