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Brazil groups look to channel anger into political action
Frustration with Brazil's political class is boiling over, and some new movements are working to help outsiders run for office in the hopes of making politicians more responsive to their constituents
What's Behind the 2014 Midterm Election Cycle's Trendiest Attack Line
This midterm election cycle’s trendiest attack line has put incumbent members of Congress in a no-win situation. The more time these lawmakers spend away from the committee rooms of Capitol Hill , the more vulnerable they are to attacks for not meeting the most basic requirements of public office.
The Most Expensive, Failed Primary Campaigns
Republican presidential campaigns released their quarterly filing reports Tuesday, showing that the four remaining campaigns have already spent millions in the battle for the Republican nomination. But only one can win, and for the losers and their donors, that's millions gone down the drain. It's
Court Rejects Provision of Arizona Public Financing Law
In its first major campaign finance ruling since the case of Citizens United , a divided Supreme Court today struck down a key provision of an Arizona public financing law. The law allowed candidates who qualified for public financing to receive a lump sum grant from the government if they refused
Supreme Court: Decisions to Watch - Walmart, Violent Video Games and More
ABC News' Ariane de Vogue (@arianedevogue) reports: The Supreme Court term is winding down and the Justices have saved some of the most interesting cases for last. On Monday they will announce anywhere from one to four decisions. All the...
Supreme Court Revisits Campaign Finance
Conservative Justices Appear Skeptical of Arizona's Public Financing System
Supreme Court Back in Session; Nine Cases to Watch
The Supreme Court returns to the bench today after its winter recess to begin the second half of a term that has featured lively oral arguments in cases ranging from protests at military funerals to prison overcrowding in California and tough immigration laws in Arizona. The dynamics of the bench
Does Public Financing Stand a Chance?
David Donnelly and Bob Edgar weigh in on special interest money in politics
Meet Scott Brown, Massachusetts' Republican Senator-Elect
For New GOP Star Scott Brown, Meteoric Rise Carries Shades of Sarah Palin, Barack Obama
The Note, 3/11/09: Breathing Room -- A Bounce, and a Chance for New Messaging from Obama
By Rick Klein: Chronicling the new era of accountability . . . The first spending bill may not do what the president wanted it to. He's signing the current spending bill even though he knows it's doing things he doesn't...