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  • Soros-Backed Super-PAC to New York Pols: Pass Reform or We're Taking You Down

    06/18/2013 9:36:26 PM PDT · by mgist · 15 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | 6/18/13 | Andy Kroll
    The deadline draws closer by the hour. In New York, the band of good-government reformers, labor unions, enviros, community organizers, religious leaders, and more have until Thursday night, when the current legislative session ends, to press state lawmakers to pass legislation combating political corruption and kickstarting a public financing program for statewide elections. Standing in their way: The odd coalition of breakaway Democrats and Republicans who control the state Senate and who are blocking the public financing bill, which passed the state Assembly earlier this year and is backed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Friends of Democracy, the super-PAC run by...
  • Anti-DeLay Group Demands Appointment of Outside Counsel

    05/05/2005 8:39:14 AM PDT · by CyberAnt · 48 replies · 822+ views
    GOPUSA Email ^ | May 5, 2005 | Susan Jones, Morning Editor May 5, 2005 ( -- A group dedicated to campaign finance reform is demanding that House Speaker Dennis Hastert appoint an outside counsel to investigate Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Tex.), who is under fire for the way some of his trips were financed. "Congress has proven that it cannot police itself when it comes to matters of abuse of power. We call on Speaker Hastert to appoint an outside counsel to investigate Mr. DeLay," said David Donnelly of the Public Campaign Action Fund. Donnelly spoke after two members of the House ethics committee (Reps. Lamar Smith of Texas...