Statements about Campaign Finance
"2008: Unions Spent $400 Million to Elect Obama."
A national organization says Georgia has one of America’s toughest ethics laws.
"[State Rep. Doug McKillip’s] donors deserve a refund."
Says Jim Renacci ran against the Washington establishment in the election, but is now "hypocritically embracing it with big money, special interest fundraisers."
Oregonians have an "amazing no-cost way to fight abortion" with free political donations
"I have won more elections than any chairman since 1938."
"The Republican who was just elected governor of the great state of Florida paid his campaign staffers, not with money, but with American Express gift cards."
It’s hard to get people in Portland to vote yes on ballot measures, especially when there’s opposition.
Says Scott Bruun supports allowing corporations to secretly funnel millions of dollars to front groups to finance attack ads.
"When President, then candidate, Obama was asked to disclose some of his donors because there was suspicion of their being the foreign source of money into his campaign, they refused to do it."
"We haven't yet taken out a negative ad."
Just like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, "the AFL-CIO receives dues from foreign entities associated with it."
"Groups that receive foreign money are spending huge sums to influence American elections."
Says campaign contributions to her rival for a state House seat was money intended for schoolchildren.
Says Roy Blunt "secretly inserts language to benefit tobacco giant Philip Morris" into a national security bill while "Blunt's girlfriend and son are lobbyists for the cigarette company, and just days earlier, 26 Philip Morris executives wrote checks to Blunt totaling $23,000."
Independent groups behind ads attacking Democratic candidates are "front groups for foreign-controlled companies."
On campaign donations from Texas Capitol lobbyists.
"I've been outspent by my opponents every time I've run for U.S. Senate."
DeWine "took $1.9 million from big banks," "supported legislation that helped Bernie Madoff make millions" and "protected predatory lenders while families lost their homes."
Says state Rep. Diana Maldonado of Round Rock uses Craigslist to hire campaign block walkers.
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