Statements about Campaign Finance

"I fought hard for that (state Senate) seat. I only lost by four points. I raised over $700,000."

Gov. Nathan Deal "has taken at least $15,600 from the (Koch brothers), their businesses, and their employees."

Georgia Public Service Commission member Stan Wise "has received about 95 percent of his campaign money from the utilities he is supposed to be regulating."

Candidate Bill Byrne used campaign funds for work on his "personal car."

"In the last two years, super PACs raised more than $180 million -- with roughly half of it coming from fewer than 200 super-rich people and roughly 20 percent from corporations."

"Eleven states have enacted these pay-to-play reforms."

"Five members of [the Common Cause Georgia] board accepted maximum campaign contributions."

A national organization says Georgia has one of America’s toughest ethics laws.

"[State Rep. Doug McKillip’s] donors deserve a refund."

Says campaign contributions to her rival for a state House seat was money intended for schoolchildren.

This year, Newt Gingrich "has raised as much money as Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Sarah Palin, and Mike Huckabee combined."

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