With 2014 coming to close, it's time to look back at the highlights from a hearty year of deleted tweets from politicians archived on Politwoops.Continue reading
The Real Time Transparency Act is one bill that would, with a mere tweak of the current disclosure system, dramatically improve disclosure of big contributions to campaigns.Continue reading
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., defended the DISCLOSE Act but said "congressional inaction" puts dark money regulation into the IRS' court.Continue reading
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's, R-Ky., picked Sens. Jon Kyl of Arizona, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and Rob Portman of Ohio to the special joint committee, or "super committee," today that will be charged with finding $1.2 trillion in budget cuts and or revenue raisers.
Jon Kyl, chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee and member of the Senate Finance Committee, has deep ties to the financial industry. Kyl made headlines last spring when he announced he wouldn't run for reelection, and this final task of slashing the government's budget deficit by at least $1 trillion ...