A group of campaign finance activists are rallying in Denver to call for new limits on campaign funding.
As the media positively and glowingly report high-profile presidential fundraising events for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee, they report on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s and the Republican’s big-dollar fundraising gatherings in and around Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention with total suspicion and even worse.
An appeals court says Secretary of State Scott Gessler overstepped his authority by raising a financial disclosure threshold for political groups and that the change violated state law.
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.
High-dollar school board elections in Colorado have gotten the attention of state lawmakers, who are looking at campaign contribution limits.
Colorado’s campaign finance rules are either roadblocks to free speech or necessary to keep big money in check when it comes to campaigns, according to testimony Thursday from supporters and critics of proposed changes.
Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler has barred Pitkin County from enforcing its own campaign finance rules along with state rules.