Elections

Who Owns Your Candidate?

Who Owns Your Candidate?

It’s a new era of American politics. With regard to campaign finance, the Citizens United Supreme Court ruling — and the arguably worse McCutcheon v. FEC ruling — opened the doors to unrestricted corporate funding of our national elections. The primary mechanism in place facilitating this flood of private money is the super PAC. You’ve […]

Political Fundraising Emails Like ‘A Prince Selling a Groupon Deal for Boner Pills’ (VIDEO)

Political Fundraising Emails Like ‘A Prince Selling a Groupon Deal for Boner Pills’ (VIDEO)

With the midterm elections around the corner, Jon Stewart slammed the Democrats frantic fundraising efforts via a “near endless” stream of emails on Monday’s episode of The Daily Show. Pointing out that Democrats are supposedly the party wanting to curb the influence of money in politics, Stewart pointed out that “recently, the Democrats’ reticence for […]