Statements about Campaign Finance

"I have won more elections than any chairman since 1938."

"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."

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 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."

"Eight of the nine justices in the Supreme Court decision (on campaign finance) said that not only is it constitutional for Congress to require disclosure of the special interest money, but they recommend we do it."

House Democrats "have a two-to-one advantage money-wise" against House Republicans.

"In her first appellate argument, Ms. Kagan told the court that the speech and press guarantees in the First Amendment would allow the federal government to ban the publication of pamphlets discussing political issues before an election."

Says his opponent Dorman Grace brags on his Facebook page about receiving illegal campaign contributions.  

California Republican gubernatorial hopeful Meg Whitman "contributed to, and campaigned, for" Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer.

California gubernatorial candidate Steve Poizner, a Republican, "gave $10,000 to Al Gore's recount" effort in 2000.

"She (Kagan) took money from Goldman Sachs just like her boss, Obama."

"Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu received almost $1.8 million from BP over the last decade."

"The vast majority of the money I got was from small donors all across the country.''

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