Campaign Finance

While working on this story about the Lincoln Club of San Diego County, I found out about two handy tools for looking up campaign-finance disclosures... more

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Are you just trying reinvigorate the old topic of campaign reform, or are you a lobbyist for the Tom Udall legislation that is attempting to address the issue? If you're trying to reinvigorate the topic, you gotta major up the dose of incit... more

Letters to the Editor

Rep. Brian Bilbray beat his challengers to the punch, the California Secretary of State's campaign-finance database crashed and an invitation to get drunk and run for president. more

News & Opinion

The headline for this blog post is a direct copy of one that topped writer Liam Dillon's piece examining how... more

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We always find it rather difficult to stomach how much campaign money our congressional delegation accepts from special interests, whether it's the defense industry or organized labor. This one grosses us out on a whole new level.  <p... more

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LGBT activist says he didn't donate money to Bill Horn—why do Horn's records say he did? more


Win or lose, Barack Obama's small donors may have already brought a revolution in campaign financing more