Last-minute insertion into a bill passed with overwhelming support on final day of Florida’s legislative session keep felon voting records confidential.
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The federal government has strict disclosure requirements for political ads on the media but the internet remains the wild west for political content.
Justice Department Michel and Low Taek Jho for conspiring to make and conceal foreign and conduit campaign contributions during the 2012 election.
After foreign actors used Facebook to reach people during 2016 election and sow discord, the platform came under pressure to make some significant changes.
Proposal addresses 10 clear, strong solutions that would make Congress more responsive to the needs of all Americans, instead of wealthy special interests.
While it is common knowledge that the FEC gridlocks frequently, it is less known that the agency is severely understaffed and underfunded.
Six years after it was excoriated for allegedly targeting conservative organizations, More dark money has been gushing into the political system.
New campaign finance records in Missouri found that organizations aim to influence 2018 Missouri elections spent atleast $15 million .
On March 28, the Hawaii House passed SB 94 which requires general election presidential candidates to post their latest income tax return on a web page.
New bill that has been introduced in the Housem H.R 1053, would direct the SEC to issue regs to require public companies to disclose political expenditures.