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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Sunlight Foundation
Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack Obama's health care overhaul got its first test ahead of November's midterm elections and both sides spent millions auditioning national strategies.
The IRS is getting an earful as it weighs new rules on how to treat so-called "dark-money" non-profit groups that are flooding the political scene.
With the Supreme Court weighing a challenge to the federal ceiling on campaign contributions by individual donors in an election cycle, a number of big donors from both parties are poised to bust through the old limits if the high court rules their way, according to a new report.
The rise and fall of a short-lived organization that dealt solely in bitcoins made a big statement this week, while also raising more concerns about the controversial cybercurrency.
On the campaign trail, President Obama vowed that lobbyists would have no place in his administration, but his health care agency last month gave a half-million-dollar grant to a registered lobbying firm to help enroll people for Obamacare as Affordable Care Act "navigators."
The government shutdown is inconveniencing a group whose job it is to inconvenience the government.
The government shutdown has placed thousands of federal workers on unpaid leave, but money is flowing to one group: Congress.
Congress this week approved a bill to free thousands of federal government employees from having to disclose their financial dealings online, rushing the bill through the Senate late Thursday and through the House on Friday. But the push to undo the online reporting requirement is proving to be controversial.
Rep. Steve Cohen appears to have deleted a particularly saucy tweet he sent Wednesday to pop icon Cyndi Lauper.
A spate of Democratic lawmakers are using March Madness to raise some campaign funds as the NCAA men's basketball tournament arrives in the nation's capital.
Voting on bills and resolutions is a member of Congress' most basic duty, but only 10 of its current 535 lawmakers represented their constituents on every vote last session.
Now this is change you can believe in: After eschewing big-money donations for first inauguration four years ago, President Obama was asking for donations up to $1 million to help him throw the two big inaugural balls.
Aggressive fundraising by President Obama's inaugural committee could end up helping to fund his future presidential library, the watchdog group the Sunlight Foundation reported Thursday.
A late spending splurge by outside political groups helped Republicans take back the House two years ago. The floodgates are opening again, but this time Democrats say they're better prepared.
For Democrats, much of the money to fund the big-ticket national races this year is coming from donors in Hollywood and Chicago, while Republicans are relying — to a lesser extent — on cash from supporters in greater Houston and Fairfield, Conn., a geographical analysis of campaign contributions shows.