Blogger DocDawg has delved into the financial records of the Mayday Super PAC. This year, the Mayday PAC is identifying eight congressional campaigns to fund, ostensibly on the basis of campaign finance reform, and so far those campaigns benefitting from Mayday’s largesse are half Republican,
As time passes, the usefulness of the party labels “Democrat” and “Republican” as a reliable shorthand for policy preference seems to be falling away. Bipartisan coalitions for bills are there in the 113th Congress, if you look beyond the headlines for them. Consider the Geolocation
Two inter–linked 501c4 corporations that refuse to disclose their donors are hip-deep in plans to throw their money behind as-yet unnamed candidates in the 2012 presidential and congressional elections. To justify their existence, Americans Elect and No Labels make the same claim: that American politics
Is the NRA Partisan in its Campaign Finance Activities? Looking for answers in AL, AK, AZ, AR, and CA
Ask the National Rifle Association whether it is a partisan organization, and it will issue strenuous denials. NRA Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris Cox: The political reality is that we have President Obama, who had at one point 60 Democratic votes in the
Anyone who seeks to overturn the nasty totalitarian laws of the Bush-Obama era will need to cobble together a coalition of the minority of conscientious Democrats, the minority of conscientious Republicans, and the minority of independents who are actually paying attention.
There’s a lesson for President Obama in his stumble. Stick to your principles, and you’ll persuade.
In this rather mild market environment, we’re supposed to believe that Wall Street is in crisis, and needs hundreds of billions of dollars that we may never get back. It doesn’t take a genius to see the flaws in this assertion.