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  • One of the worse Supreme Court decisions ever

    There have been some great landmark Supreme Court decisions: Marbury v. Madison, Brown v. Board of Education, U.S. v. Nixon, and Lawrence v. Texas, to name but a few. And there have been a number of doozies. Among them: Plessy v. Ferguson, Dred Scott v....
  • Keep Corrupting Money Out Of Elections

    Connecticut has the best campaign finance laws in the country, designed to prevent the corrupting influence of big-money donors. A federal court ruling Tuesday ought to end the Democratic Governors Association's attempt to eviscerate those laws. On...
  • Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid

    Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid
    The first shoe fell Monday in the long-running federal investigation of a consulting deal involving former Gov. John G. Rowland. Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that Mr....
  • Bill Kennedy: Money in politics, prayer top the news

    No sooner had I hit send on my last fluff piece when two things of note were reported, one national and one local, that I feel the need to opine on. The Supreme Court made what I consider to be another ridiculous decision that strips even further the...
  • Tom Zirpoli: In politics, money equals influence

    There is something very un-American about rich people using their wealth to buy access and influence from members of Congress. Yet, last week, the Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission made it easier for wealthy Americans to...
  • Democrats Reap $91,000 From Charter Schools Advocate And His Family

    There may be no better illustration of state Democrats' massive fundraising efforts in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election year than the political donations of Jonathan Sackler and his extended family. A total of $91,000 in donations has rolled into...
  • Battleground set for South Florida Congress races

    Battleground set for South Florida Congress races
    Joe Kaufman knows the secret to firing up a crowd. At least this crowd. The magic words: "I'm running for Congress against Debbie Wasserman Schultz." Kaufman was talking to an all-Republican crowd of party activists, reminding them he wants to take on...
  • Secretive group spending money on former Rep. Joe Baca's campaign

    Secretive group spending money on former Rep. Joe Baca's campaign
    A secretive group is spending money on mail ads, phone calls and possibly billboards in support of former Democratic Rep. Joe Baca as he tries to make a comeback in a heated Inland Empire congressional race. Baca says he knows nothing about the...
  • Pete Aguilar's campaign surpasses $1 million in House race

    Pete Aguilar's campaign surpasses $1 million in House race
    Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar has raised more than $1 million in his race for an open Inland Empire congressional district seat, his campaign reported Thursday. The report, sent to the Federal Election Commission, showed Aguilar had $402,755 in the bank...
  • Marianne Williamson's campaign treasury grows to $1.2 million

    Marianne Williamson's campaign treasury grows to $1.2 million
    Spiritual teacher and best-selling author Marianne Williamson has raised more than $1.2 million for her campaign for an open congressional district seat, her report showed Thursday. The Williamson campaign's report to the Federal Election Commission...
  • Wendy Greuel fundraising tops $1 million in congressional race

    Wendy Greuel fundraising tops $1 million in congressional race
    Former Los Angeles controller and city councilwoman Wendy Greuel said Thursday she has raised more than $1 million in her race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). A report the Greuel campaign filed with the Federal Election Commission listed...
  • Several California congressional candidates raise more than $1 million

    Several California congressional candidates raise more than $1 million
    If there were a club for candidates who raise more than $1 million, an increasing number of California congressional hopefuls would be joining. Top candidates in some of the state's hottest House races have been collecting contributions at a breakneck...