A lawsuit was filed Tuesday against Massachusetts’ ban on businesses making political contributions, claiming corporations should be treated the same as unions—which are free to contribute to political action committees and candidates in the state.
A campaign to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is coming under fire this week in both Israel and the United States, as questions about its funding sources and supporters mount.
Worst Living President Jimmy Carter said something profoundly silly on Friday, and to the surprise of many, it wasn’t about the Jews.
Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig is a believer in political transparency, but according to a legal complaint filed on Thursday, his Super PAC routinely flouts campaign finance disclosure laws.
Lawrence Lessig’s “Super PAC to end Super PACs” was a failure during the midterm elections, but the Harvard professor is clinging to the notion that opposition to money in politics can sway close political races.
“The constitutional amendment before us,” Harry Reid said Tuesday, describing a proposal to give federal and state governments the authority to regulate political giving, “isn’t about limiting free speech.”
Harry Reid, may I present the American Civil Liberties Union. I am sure you two have met before.
Fifty-four Senate Democrats voted on Thursday to amend the Bill of Rights for the first time in American history.
An upstart Democratic candidate unseated a veteran incumbent lawmaker on Tuesday thanks in part to the sizable support of independent expenditure groups that the primary winner has claimed to revile.
A leading campaign finance reformer admitted defeat on Wednesday after spending more than $1.6 million on a Senate candidate who garnered less than a quarter of the primary vote.
Jim Rubens, a Republican Senate candidate in New Hampshire, received just 23 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary, losing to former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, who will challenge Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D.) in November.