Massive amounts were spent by the candidates and independent spenders in the races that decided the 2018 midterms which was rewarded with victory.
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Newly elected members of the House of Representatives must be committed to fighting corruption and fixing the democratic process as top priorities.
The oil industry spent more than $30 million dollars, a record in Washington, to mislead voters according to the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Stocks rallied Wednesday as investors were relieved to see that the U.S. the midterm elections went largely as they expected they would.
Public databases that shine a light on online political ads; launched by Facebook and Google before Tuesday’s US elections which shows insights of campaign.
Our campaign does not accept any PAC, Super-PAC, or corporate contributions. The Green Party itself does not accept any corporate contributions.
Los Angeles has nations costliest election meaning non stop ads and robocalls that forced candidates to block calls and even divert calls to the thrash.
Massachusetts could give an important boost to a movement seeking to amend the U.S. Constitution to restore some limits on corporations’ political spending.
Fifty six rich election donors have poured at least $2 million each into super PAC groups this election season, setting a record for any midterm election.
One major issue inhibiting healthy politics in America is big money. Corporations use money to influence lawmakers to enact laws in their favour. Getting money out of politics is the way out.