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The pro-Trump Super PAC at the center of the Ukraine scandal has faced multiple campaign finance complaints 19.10.2019 Raw Story
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Last year, a Department of Defense contractor quietly donated half a million dollars to a group supporting President Donald Trump’s reelection. Once a watchdog organization noticed it, the contribution raised an alarm. […]
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Colorado’s 2019 voter guide, a Pueblo surprise and House money races 17.10.2019 Denver Post: Local
The 2019 ballots are in the mail and The Denver Post has compiled information on Proposition CC, Proposition DD, a handful of Denver issues and the top Denver metro area races to help you make your decisions.
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Leading 2020 Democrats Have Plans to Get Rid of Money in Politics 17.10.2019 Truthout.com
Leading 2020 Democrats Have Plans to Get Rid of Money in Politics
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George Soros, Kimmel, O’Donnell, Others Throw Money Behind McConnell Challenger 17.10.2019 NewsBusters
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has had a smorgasbord of problems to deal with in the last few months, including death threats. Now, big-name liberals from mega-donors to media elites and Hollywood circles are trying to oust him from office by packing his primary challenger with campaign ...
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Billionaires back Hickenlooper and PACs push Gardner to top fundraising spots 17.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
At least eight billionaires contributed to John Hickenlooper’s campaign for U.S. Senate in its opening months as the front-running Democrat competed toe-to-toe financially with Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, who also raised large amounts of money between July and September.
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Pete Buttigieg’s cheap shot at Elizabeth Warren blew up in his face 15.10.2019 Raw Story
A day before 12 candidates in the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates take the stage for the fourth debate of the primary, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg criticized several of his opponents for their reliance on grassroots, small-dollar fundraising and bold policy proposals—despite the broad popularity and success of both. On “Good Luck, America,” a political […]
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‘It backfired’: Fox panel pummels Trump supporters for creating murderous church shooting video 14.10.2019 Raw Story
A Fox News panel on Monday hammered the Trump supporters who decided to show a video that depicted the president murdering his foes during the pro-Trump American Priority Conference that was held at the Trump National Doral Miami golf resort this weekend. During a segment about the video, guest Ed Rollins said that Trump “should […]
Opinion: The Pac-12 should defy the NCAA and embrace California's law letting student-athletes earn dollars 13.10.2019 LA Times: Opinion

The conference won't lose if students win, despite the NCAA scare tactics. The Pac-12 member schools should embrace their athletes' rights and the opportunity to lead the way to the inevitable: an end to the false ideal of amateurism.

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How the ‘Citizens United’ decision paved the way for Giuliani’s pals to buy influence in America 13.10.2019 Raw Story
As I pointed out last week, the most powerful intervention in US politics allowing foreign influence in US elections, which contributed to Trump’s victory in 2016, was the Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010) decision. Like Michaelangelo’s God creating Adam with a pointing finger, SCOTUS created out of thin air a doctrine […]
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‘Clear pattern’ of Trump soliciting ‘illegal’ election assistance revealed by Judiciary Democrat 11.10.2019 Raw Story
With President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Rudy Giuliani coming under further scrutiny as two of his associates are arrested for campaign finance fraud, the Ukraine scandal — and the subsequent impeachment investigation — are snowballing even further. On Thursday’s edition of CNN’s “The Situation Room,” Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), a member of the House Judiciary […]
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The Hill Elevates Steyer’s Plan Targeting ‘Unchecked Capitalism’ 11.10.2019 NewsBusters
The Hill pulled its punches when it reported liberal mega-donor 2020 candidate Tom Steyer's recently released economic plan, which included “election reform measures, a wealth tax and a mandatory minimum wage ...
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We Found the Corruption: Giuliani Pals Making Shady Donations to Pro-Trump GOPers for Ukrainians 11.10.2019 Mother Jones
As Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump squawk that the president’s quid-pro-quo-ish call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was only prompted by Trump’s heartfelt desire to address “corruption” in that former Soviet bloc nation, a new scandal has emerged in the United States that illustrates how corruption works here. This caper has implicated associates of Giuliani, […]
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So Many Pieces In This Ukrainian Arrest Story! Collect The Whole Set 10.10.2019 Crooks Liars
The arrest last night of Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two Giuliani associates, has got to have the Orange Cheeto running through his Depends like crazy. This is one of those complicated stories that becomes clearer when you gather all the puzzle pieces, move them around, and stand back to see the giant corrupt picture. NBC News: The Congressman identified as "Congressman-1" in the Parnas and Fruman indictment is former U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions, multiple people familiar with the matter tell @valiquettejoe and myself. @GarrettHaake notes he is the former Republican congressman from Dallas. ...
Rudy Giuliani’s arrested associates had dined with Donald Trump inside the White House 10.10.2019 Raw Story
Two Ukrainian-born clients of Rudy Giuliani who were involved in President Donald Trump’s personal attorney’s investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden were arrested overnight leaving the country. Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were reportedly arrested on campaign finances charges that include conspiracy, falsifying records, and falsifying records to the FEC. The two men, according to USA Today, have dined with President […]
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REVEALED: Rudy Giuliani’s indicted Ukraine henchman gave thousands to Kevin McCarthy 10.10.2019 Raw Story
Lev Parnas, the foreign-born businessman who was indicted this week on campaign-finance charges, donated thousands of dollars last year to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). As flagged by New York Daily News reporter Michael McAuliff, Parnas in June 2018 contributed $2,700 to McCarthy’s reelection campaign. Other filings made with the Federal Elections Commission show […]
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2 Florida men tied to Guiliani arrested on campaign charges 10.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Two Florida businessmen tied to President Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation to a political action committee supporting Trump's re-election.
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MSNBC Cues Pro-Abort PAC Flack to Argue Warren's Fired-Teacher LIES 'Hold Water' 9.10.2019 NewsBusters
The Washington Free Beacon exposed just how fact-averse cable "news" networks can be when it comes to liberal darlings. On Tuesday's MSNBC Live, host Hallie Jackson addressed Elizabeth Warren's now-disproven claim that she was dismissed from a teacher job in 1971 for being pregnant. Jackson aired old video of Warren telling a much different story -- that she left voluntarily to stay home with her new baby. Jackson put on the communications director for EMILY's List, a  PAC for "pro-choice Democratic women candidates," explain away ...
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Back With a Vengeance: Planned Parenthood To Throw $45 M At Beating Trump 9.10.2019 NewsBusters
Planned Parenthood is plotting its revenge against the pro-life Trump administration with some fat political donations. The abortion mill, which insists that Americans not see it as a political entity but a necessity for women’s health, has pledged millions of dollars to defeating Donald Trump in 2020. ...
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Republicans are on mission to turn the Amish into Trump voters — there’s just one big problem 9.10.2019 Raw Story
There are over 75,000 members of the Amish community in Pennsylvania, but very few of them vote. According to The Washington Post, Republicans are on mission to turn them into Trump voters. That mission first began in 2016, when two GOP operatives created “Amish PAC” in an effort to help Trump win the coveted state. […]
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GOP strategists afraid Trump’s unhinged raging against impeachment will backfire 9.10.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump has been quick to spin a narrative of himself as a victim of persecution as House Democrats move forward with impeachment over the Ukraine scandal. He has attacked the members of Congress leading the process, like House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) and continued to defend his attempts to extort foreign governments […]
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