The Continuing Erosion of Campaign Contribution Limits
The Supreme Court appears poised to overturn existing restrictions on campaign finance after hearing arguments in McCutcheon v. FEC this Tuesday. The question will likely be how deeply the justices will cut.
Political Infamy Is Raising Money — For Both Sides
A new measurement using Google search terms creates an “infamy index” for politicians and finds that being infamous helps in fundraising.
Federal Contractors May Be Told to Disclose Donations
In an end run around the "Citizens United" Supreme Court decision it disliked, the Obama administration is considering having all federal contractors disclose their political donations.
Midterm Elections Saw Fourfold Growth in Outside Groups’ Spending
Observers thought heaps of anonymous cash would flood U.S. campaign coffers after the controversial Supreme Court decision. They were right.
Asking Companies to Reflect Shareholders’ Politics
Stung by the U.S. Supreme Court’s affirmation of corporate free speech, some are seeking to give shareholders more control over the firms’ political spending.