Captured via YouTube Three months before the November election, outside spending in federal races has already crossed the $500 million
stop all the freebies that congress has granted themselves and reject their self imposed impunity and immunity from both civil and criminal laws.
(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) The Federal Election Commission agreed Thursday to take public comments on a petition to close a loophole
A Wendy’s in Idaho (Don & Melinda Crawford/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Major corporations aren’t bankrolling President Donald
(Scott Olson/Getty Images) Unite the Country, a super PAC supporting Joe Biden’s White House bid, saw its donations disappear after
(Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call) The U.S. Senate confirmed Republican lawyer Trey Trainor to the Federal Election Commission over the objections
Left – Mike Bloomberg (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Right – Tom Steyer (Scott Olson/Getty Images) Two billionaire presidential candidates, Tom Steyer
Reading Time: 3 minutes Most Americans agree on background checks for gun purchases, lower prescription drug prices, and the need
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) More than $65 million from groups
(David S. Holloway/Getty Images) This story is part of a series related to the 10-year anniversary of Citizens United v.
(JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images) This story is part of a series related to the 10-year anniversary of Citizens United
Republican Michigan Senate candidate John James speaks at a Donald Trump rally in December 2019. (Photo by JEFF KOWALSKY /
Michael Bloomberg said he is willing to spend up to $1 billion to support the Democratic presidential nominee if he
Ten years after the Supreme Court’s historic decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, OpenSecrets is taking a look
Reading Time: 4 minutes Ever since the Supreme Court reopened the floodgates for unlimited political contributions in its controversial Citizens
Our biggest money-in-politics story for 2019 was actually 2020, which promises to be the most expensive election year ever. With