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L.A. County Stadium Proposers Kicking Cash to Politicians

L.A. Times reports most of the donations were made to Inglewood Mayor James Butts’ campaign coffers


UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Again Calls For Mo. Campaign Contribution Limits

Missouri’s campaign finance limits were eliminated by legislation passed in the closing hours of the 2008 session.


Aldermen Scott Ogilvie (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Aldermen Introduce Plan to Limit Campaign Contributions

Alderman Scott Ogilvie’s plan would limit single contributions for the mayor, comptroller, and aldermanic president to $10,000 and no more than $3,000 for individual aldermen.


Rod Blagojevich Makes A Statement Before Beginning 14-Year Prison Term

Illinois May Score Well In Government Integrity Index

Illinois has improved in terms of honest government since Rod Blagojevich took office 10 years ago, whether or not the state is any better run.


Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.


AFP/Getty/ Paul J. Richards

$$$ Race Is On For Senate Seat

Todd Akin had nearly $1.2 million in his campaign account at the end of June.


Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon (UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Nixon Warchest Grows By $1.7 Million

Democratic governor raising money for 2012 re-election bid.


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