California billionaire Thomas Steyer put another $1 million into the super PAC he runs, a group that has backed a Masschusetts Democrat's run for Senate. Voters will go to the polls in the special election in less than two ...Continue reading
Tomorrow I will be (guest) moderating #FOIAchat where we will be featuring Lindsay Young -- Sunlight’s staff writer -- as a ...Continue reading
By registering with the Federal Election Commission only 20 days before the Massachusetts special Senate election, a new super PAC supporting Gabriel Gomez, the Republican in the race, will avoid disclosing its donors until well after voters go to the ...Continue reading
- President Obama named Keith Harper, who netted record donations from Native American tribes for the 2012 campaign, the new U.S. representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council. (Washington Post)
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Tucked within the 1,234-page House farm bill expected to come up for debate next week are two controversial provisions benefitting the pesticide industry by reversing court-ordered federal agency policies designed to protect water and wildlife.Continue reading
Billionaire Mayor Mike Bloomberg is asking prominent Democratic donors in New York, a key source of funds for candidates across the country, to stop contributing to the four Democratic senators who voted to block a bill that would have strengthened ...Continue reading
- President Obama campaigns in Massachusetts today to support Rep. Markey's Senatorial bid, the latest in a string of high-profile campaigners including Joe Biden, Boston Mayor Tom Menino, and Michelle Obama. A leading Republican ...
A coalition of groups interested in campaign finance reform and government openness, including the Sunlight Foundation, have joined together to urge Senators to support the Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act and "help ensure that citizens have the same access to ...Continue reading
A rising tide of campaign contributions to candidates for states' top courts appears to be influencing the way those courts mete out justice, a new academic study finds. "Justice at Risk," a report from the American Constitution Society, examined more ...Continue reading
As the Senate launches an immigration debate that could last the rest of the month, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) drops at least $36,000 in its latest round of advertising against the bill, while a major labor ...Continue reading