The Republican National Committee filed a lawsuit Friday aimed at further chipping away at contribution limits, just as a new CBS News poll found last week that 71% of Americans support such limits.May22
The day of the McCutcheon v. FEC decision that invalidated aggregate contribution limits, Shaun McCutcheon told Politico the decision "helps average Americans a great deal." CRP has a first look at the people blowing past the old limit:: average people like billionaires David Koch and Steve Wynn.May20
Whoa: opponents of VEEP's Selena Meyer have launched a super PAC and new attack ads. Public Campaign spokespeople are available to comment on this troubling development in fake politics. (Tweet from David Donnelly)May19
Make sure to check out Joe Nocera's column in the Times this weekend on Congressman John Sarbanes and the Government By the People Act. It ends:May14May13
Oh, Washington: "So on May 21, the golf lobby is bringing out golf legend Jack Nicklaus (we hear Boehner keeps a book about the fellow Buckeye golf great on his desk) to speak at its Congressional Tee Time breakfast. Then lawmakers and staffers can learn golf tips from a PGA teacher at an all-day exhibit on Capitol Hill."May12May08
Though 80% of his money has come from outside Kentucky, Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign has repeatedly criticized Alison Lundergan Grimes for raising money out of state. NY Daily News today: "U.S.May07May06
Watch out, New York, Preet Bharara is on the case: "Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have issued a grand jury subpoena seeking emails, text messages and other records from all the members of the anticorruption commission that Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo abruptly shut down in March, three people briefed on the matter said on Monday."