Mother Jones: “California’s Dark-Money Investigation Is Making Conservatives Sweat

Mother Jones California’s Dark-Money Investigation Is Making Conservatives Sweat Details of a shadowy donor network emerge as Golden State watchdogs trace the source of $11 million in election spending. By: Andy Kroll Investigators with California’s election watchdog and attorney general’s office are hot on the trail of the true source of millions in dark money …

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E.J. Dionne op-ed in Washington post: “Fighting Big Money with Big Money

The Washington Post Fighting big money with big money By E.J. Dionne Jr. If you are tired of seeing the debate on guns dominated by the National Rifle Association and yearn for sensible weapons laws, you have to love New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. When most politicians were caving in or falling silent, there was …

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USA TODAY- “Pro-Obama group follows GOP’s sleazy path”

USA Today Pro-Obama group follows GOP’s sleazy path By: The Editorial Board– When it comes to changing business-as-usual in Washington, few politicians have talked a better game than President Obama. He has denounced the chase for secret, unlimited money in politics and the special-interest influence it is meant to buy. Yet Wednesday night, the president …

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LA Times: “Pro-Obama group reverses stance on corporate cash”

The Los Angeles Times Pro-Obama group reverses stance on corporate cash By Matea Gold WASHINGTON — The nonprofit advocacy group formed to bolster President Obama’s agenda has reversed its decision to accept corporate donations and promised more transparency about its contributors after fielding a torrent of criticism about its fundraising structure. Jim Messina, chairman of …

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