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Campaign Finance Reform Rises on ‘Get it Done’ List
Submitted by Burney Simpson on Mon, 12/15/2008 - 9:09am.
Blago scandal proof we need to strengthen push for Durbin-Specter bill to enact public financing of elections.
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Capitol Hill Grills Big 3, Gives Wall Street a Blue-Chip Kiss
Submitted by Burney Simpson on Wed, 12/10/2008 - 8:20am.
Washington lawmakers treated Wall Street very differently from the Big 3 Automakers when each industry came seeking a bailout. Why? Money.
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Activist Works to Reform West Virginia’s Elections
Submitted by Burney Simpson on Tue, 12/09/2008 - 8:30am.
Cleaning up a state dominated by coal interests is the long term goal for Carol Warren and the West Virginia Citizens for Clean Elections.
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Debt-Heavy Congress Hopes to Fix Fiscal Crisis
Submitted by Burney Simpson on Mon, 12/08/2008 - 11:53am.
Many members will return to Congress next year with their campaign accounts deeply in debt, forcing them to spend more time raising cash.
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More Legal Questions in West Virginia
Submitted by Burney Simpson on Thu, 12/04/2008 - 1:06pm.
A citizens group finds the state’s Attorney General hires law firms that gave donations to his re-election campaign.
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Voter Support Strong for Clean Elections: Poll
Submitted by Burney Simpson on Wed, 12/03/2008 - 9:41am.
A new bipartisan poll finds that voters nationwide strongly support a Clean Elections-style system with backing across party lines, education levels, age groups and in all regions.
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