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Hard-line Cuban-American Money Flows to Congress
Submitted by Adam Smith on Mon, 11/16/2009 - 10:42am.
Public Campaign has released a new report this morning that finds targeted donations from a network of hard-line Cuban American campaign contributors to members of Congress who switched positions on Cuba and an overall shift in cash to Democrats.
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No reform? No money
Submitted by Adam Smith on Fri, 01/09/2009 - 5:08pm.
The past election cycle seemed like a banner year for small donors—they got plenty of press and everyone was talking about them. Now Change Congress is asking these donors to harness their power to change the way Washington works.
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If only politics worked like the NBA
Submitted by Adam Smith on Mon, 01/05/2009 - 11:15am.
Adonal Foyle, Orlando Magic player and founder of Democracy Matters published an op-ed in the Orlando Sentinel about the need for Fair Elections.
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Adam's Top 5 Money and Politics Stories of 2008
Submitted by Adam Smith on Wed, 12/31/2008 - 1:43pm.
By the time January 2008 rolled around, presidential candidates were already breaking campaign finance records. And by November 4th, they had shattered even more. With so many candidates, so much money, and so much riding on the outcome, campaign contributions were major headlines this year. Below is my list of the top five money and politics stories for 2008 (in no particular order).
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Top Business Scandals
Submitted by Adam Smith on Wed, 12/31/2008 - 10:22am.
The end of the year is always my favorite time because I love top ten lists. I want to know everything-from the top ten celebrity breakups to the top ten political videos. The Huffington Post has released a top ten list of biggest business scandals for 2008. With the economic downturn, massive government bailouts, and bloated CEO salaries, there are many stories to tell.
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Happy Holidays from Public Campaign!
Submitted by Adam Smith on Wed, 12/24/2008 - 9:53am.

It's been an exciting year at Public Campaign. Thanks for all you've done to help us advance Clean Elections. And don't worry, we'll be asking you to help again in 2009. For now, click here to view a special message from the Public Campaign team.

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