Statements about Campaign Finance
Says Mike Enzi is "getting about 84 percent of his campaign funds from Washington-based PACs. That's more than any senator of either party."
"Soldiers Donating to Tea Party Now Face Punishment Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice."
"1 percent of candidates that (the National Rifle Association) endorsed in 2012 won."
"I fought hard for that (state Senate) seat. I only lost by four points. I raised over $700,000."
Says Terry McAuliffe is "the person who invented the scheme to rent out the Lincoln Bedroom."
Says "Having organizations parading as being social welfare organizations and then being involved in the political combat harkens back to why the statute a hundred years ago said that they were prohibited."
Says Madison Mayor Paul Soglin's stated intent when proposing that city contractors disclose private political donations was to "discourage contributions to organizations with which he disagrees."
Says Gov. John Kasich implied that a portion of workers’ compensation rebates to employers "should be directed back to him in the form of campaign cash."
On recusing herself from cases after receiving a campaign contribution
On changing the rules governing judicial conflicts of interest
"The majority of my contributions have been from private individuals" giving $125 on average, "not from PACs, not from groups."
"When I ran against incumbent President Gerald Ford, you know how much money we raised? None."
Florida has "the second-lowest (campaign) contribution limit in the entire country."
Says personal-injury trial lawyers "have provided over 80 percent of the funding for the Texas Democratic Party for over a decade."
"After Patrick Murphy’s charges were dropped, Murphy’s father gave the prosecutor a huge campaign donation."
Says Travis County Sheriff Greg Hamilton has accepted $42,000 from strip-club interests and $10,000 from local alcohol distributors.
Gov. Nathan Deal "has taken at least $15,600 from the (Koch brothers), their businesses, and their employees."
Eric Cantor "took $5 million from Sheldon Adelson," a Las Vegas casino owner.
"All legislative mail, from the content to the timing, is approved by the speaker's office."
"The Doherty Campaign, unlike the Cicilline Campaign, is funded mostly by individual donors -- not the big PACs that Cicilline relies on."
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