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“We Need Smith” Follows Americans Elect in Hilarious Footsteps

Do you miss the audaciously loopy drama of the 2012 political corporation Americans Elect? If so, don’t fret; you’re just going to love “We Need Smith,” a new, mysterious effort to promote political candidates for national office. Do you miss Americans Elect’s unintentionally self-deprecating PR-talk?

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3 Ways the Mayday Super PAC is Better than Americans Elect

Lately, I’ve been using the platform of Irregular Times to share information with you about the Mayday Super PAC, which asks Americans to give it big money to spend in elections in order to get big money out of politics. A reader has written in

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Americans Elect Candidate David Walker: Where is he Now?

Americans Elect veterans: where were they then?  Where are they now?  Let’s look at one alum today and see how he’s doing. 2012: David Walker, employee of the anti-social-security billionaire Pete Peterson, appears on television to announce how flattered he is to find a “grassroots”

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Questions About the Mayday PAC

Leaders of the old privatized presidential election corporation called Americans Elect have gathered again to form the Mayday PAC, a political group that avowedly describes itself as a “Super PAC to end all Super PACs.” The Mayday PAC asks visitors to contribute money to stop

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Americans Elect Trackers, Draw a Critical Eye over the Mayday PAC

In a late 2012 Boston Globe article, Americans Elect leader Dan Winslow revealed the group’s plans for 2014: The ad campaign in Maine represents a new mission for Americans Elect, which formed initially to advance a third-party candidate in the presidential race. That effort fell

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Americans Elect Alums Continue to Gather for Eliot Cutler in Maine 2014

After the Wall Street financiers’ political corporation called Americans Elect failed to nominate or elect its own Presidential candidate in 2012, where would its members go next? One former staffer is running for Congress in Pennsylvania with as-yet undisclosed donors. On another front, a number

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