Alabama’s GOP election winners dominated in fundraising

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  Alabama, Elections, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Show me the money and I’ll show you the winner.

Not only did Republicans win all six statewide races in Alabama in the general election, but they also far outraised their Democratic opponents.

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Red tsunami hits Nevada

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Elections, Nevada, Politics & Elections, Voter Registration, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Nevada Republicans made history in the midterm elections, controlling both houses of the Legislature and Governor’s office for the first time since 1929.

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Brand-new PA House member faces AG investigation

By   /  November 10, 2014  /  Elections, Local News, News, Pennsylvania, State Government, Uncategorized, Voter Registration  /  No Comments

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One newly-elected member of PA’s House of Representatives is facing an investigation by the state attorney general’s office. The complaint alleges that Jason Ortitay did not live at the address he declared on his voter registration form. The local district attorney has referred the case to the AG’s office, perhaps because of contributions to the candidate.

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Ohio audit finds Clark County using public money for campaign purposes

By   /  November 7, 2014  /  Campaign Finance, Elections, Ohio, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Did the Clark County Department of Jobs and Family Services (CCDJFS) transfer $25,000 from an off-book account to a levy campaign?

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Campaign disclosure forms reveal Xerox’s ties to Anthony Brown campaign

By   /  November 7, 2014  /  Elections, Maryland, Politics & Elections, State Government, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Documents show business and political connections between Xerox, various parts of Maryland local government and the Anthony Brown campaign

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Bill Maher’s flip-a-district flops as MN congressman coasts to win

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Congress, Elections, Media, Minnesota, News, U.S. House of Represenatives  /  No Comments

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HBO host Bill Maher wasn’t on the ballot in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District this week, but then neither was President Obama. Right?

The “Real Time” talking head inserted himself into the race as surely as the chief executive, targeting the suburban Twin Cities seat held by GOP Congressman John Kline for his much ballyhooed “flip-a-district” national campaign.

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