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The Partisan Use of Independent Expenditures (Graph)

Working from Federal Election Commission data on independent expenditures starting on January 1, 2009 and ending with today’s release, here’s a graph showing the distribution of independent money (untraceable beyond the front groups) used to support and oppose the political parties’ candidates for federal office:

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Pitts: The Dastardly Opposition, Now that It Is Not Us

Leonard Pitts’ latest column: Last year, Barack Obama was elected president, the first American of African heritage ever to reach that office. If this was regarded as a new beginning by most Americans, it was regarded apocalyptically by others who promptly proceeded to lose both

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Moving Opposition

When the champion of progress turns out to be its enemy, there’s no one left on the big stage to stand for us and tell us where to go.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?