Missouri’s campaign finance limits were eliminated by legislation passed in the closing hours of the 2008 session.
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.
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.
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.
Todd Akin had nearly $1.2 million in his campaign account at the end of June.
Democratic governor raising money for 2012 re-election bid.