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  • Md. lawmakers take on political spending spree

    Md. lawmakers take on political spending spree
    Three Maryland lawmakers are leading vastly different approaches in Congress to address the growing influence of so-called super PACs and other political nonprofits that have poured money into campaigns, raising concerns about the outsized influence of...
  • Voting is a civic duty that includes the responsibility to show a suitable ID

    It is ironic that The Sun titled its editorial on voter ID laws "The phantom menace" (Feb. 27). The "Phantom Menace" in the Star Wars trilogy actually refers to a dark force in politics that hides in plain sight pretending to be a public servant....
  • Conservatives encouraging presidential bid by surgeon outraise rivals

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If money is any indication, a prominent Baltimore doctor with no political experience is an early front-runner in the 2016 U.S. presidential race. A group encouraging retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson to run for president raised $2.4...
  • Bears, golden rule, and Grapes of Wrath: Letters

    Don't blame the bears How can we, as an ethical society, build homes and leave our garbage out in a gated subdivision near a forest "carved out of the Wekiva River landscape" that advertises lots of wildlife, and then wonder why we attract hungry...
  • Man in videotaped protest inside Supreme Court pleads guilty

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A protester who disrupted a Supreme Court proceeding in February, and whose shouts at the justices were secretly recorded on a video that was later posted online, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a misdemeanor offense. Noah Kai...
  • Esty Ramps Up Fundraising In First Quarter

    Freshman U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty ramped up fundraising in the first three months of the year, drawing more than Reps. John Larson, Joseph Courtney, and Rosa DeLauro — long-term Democrat incumbents who have not, as Esty has, been the target of...
  • Paul, Rubio lead potential Republican 2016 contenders in spending

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Groups supporting Senators Rand Paul and Marco Rubio lead the pack of potential Republican presidential candidates in spending money and investing in possible campaigns this year, more than 20 months before the first votes are...
  • Ted Lieu reports more than $600,000 for race to succeed Waxman

    State Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), widely viewed as a leading candidate in the crowded race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), has reported raising more than $600,000 for his campaign, with more than $579,000 left in his campaign coffers....
  • Race to succeed Waxman will be expensive, early reports show

    If there was ever any doubt that the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman will be expensive, some of the campaign finance reports filed Tuesday should remove it. Fundraising and spending reports are due by midnight at the Federal Election...
  • Rowland Pleads Not Guilty; Lawyer Promises He Will Be 'Fully Vindicated'

    Rowland Pleads Not Guilty; Lawyer Promises He Will Be 'Fully Vindicated'
    NEW HAVEN — John G. Rowland pleaded not guilty Friday to seven campaign fraud charges for which he was indicted a day earlier, and his lawyer promised an aggressive defense that will leave Connecticut's previously convicted, three-term governor...
  • With democracy fading, time to wake up and see danger

    This is a column about campaign finance reform. And your eyes glazed over just then, didn't they? That's the problem with this problem. Americans know that government truly of, by and for the people is unlikely if not impossible so long as the...
  • Supreme Court Needs Changes

    The Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC may appear antagonistic to democratic principles and will surely cause some to question the court's honesty. Nevertheless, the court is composed of humans, and humans make mistakes on a daily basis. It is...