Statements about Campaign Finance
James Langevin "has received almost $20 million from taxpayers and special interests to use at his own discretion to supposedly champion Rhode Island’s needs."
Says the Republican Party platform says "pull back even more of the rules on campaign finance reform, get rid of McCain-Feingold" while the Democratic Party platform says "we want to find a way to put more fair rules on campaign finance reform."
"This year, Eric Cantor has received more money from oil companies than any other member of Congress."
"Your Congressman, Charlie Bass, took over $166,000 from Big Oil."
"Thirty percent of [Sheldon Whitehouse' campaign] money is coming from special interests."
"An April study found that about 70 percent of ads in this election cycle have been negative [due to SuperPACs], up from only 9 percent through the same period in 2008."
"Foreign Chinese prostitution money is allegedly behind the groups funding Congressman Scott DesJarlais's (TN-04) Republican Majority."
Says he could be "the first president in modern history to be outspent."
Over the last six months, President Barack Obama has golfed 10 times and held 106 fundraisers, but his jobs council has never met.
"Sherrod Brown and his special interest allies in Washington are plotting to spend over $13 million" to defeat Josh Mandel.
"Foreign Chinese prostitution money is allegedly behind the groups funding Congressman Sean Duffy’s Republican Majority."
"Foreign Chinese prostitution money is allegedly behind the groups funding Congressman Jim Renacci’s Republican majority."
Montana Democratic Sen. Jon Tester is "the largest recipient of lobbyist money."
Says Josh Mandel’s campaign is under FBI investigation
"My opponent, in 2008, had contributions investigated by the federal government."
"Most of Ted Cruz’s money comes from Washington, from outside the state of Texas."
"Congressman Renacci is under FBI investigation."
"The Koch brothers alone gave twice as much money to Scott Walker as the total amount of money raised by Tom Barrett."
Says Robert Menendez is "the king of raising money from Wall Street, over a million dollars, one of the leaders in the United States Senate. I haven’t raised any Wall Street money at all."
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."
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