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The heads of two independent watchdog groups discuss their efforts to scrutinize special interest money going into political pockets. Read more...
Michael Moore continued making the rounds this Thursday on The Ed Schultz Show to discuss what's going on in Michigan with the passage of their union busting "right to work for less" law. Moore reiterated his disgust for what's happened to his home Read more...
New signs emerged Monday that a controversial nonprofit may have misled the Internal Revenue Service not only about its political activities but also about support from a purported donor. Read more...
In this essay, Bill examines how the Citizens United decision has candidates campaigning for cash more than votes, and how that money — pouring into TV ads and high-paid political consultants — is creating “a racket, plain and simple.” ... Read more...
Like presidential candidates before him, President Obama has released 12 years of tax returns to the American public. Mitt Romney, however, is bucking the precedent of transparency by refusing to release more than one full year of tax Read more...

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Tens of thousands of Egyptians have returned to the birthplace of last year’s popular uprising as officials say that delayed election results will be announced on Sunday... Read more...
All times are Eastern Standard Time. Take a Walk, Scott: Post-Mortem of the Wisconsin Recalls Panel; Fri, 06/08/2012 - 10:30am, Ballroom A Citizens United, Super PACs and the Fight for Our Democracy Panel; Fri, 06/08/2012 - 03:00pm, Read more...
Rolling Stone just published an unbelievable piece detailing the GOP War on Voting (bought and paid for by the Koch brothers); an effort to prevent millions of Democratic voters from casting ballots in the 2012 elections next year. "Just as Read more...
Rachel Maddow has been on quite a kick lately showing how little influence the tea party actually wields. And it's true, in election after election, we have seen tea party-touted candidates going down against more establishment rivals. But Read more...