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DAILY TALKER

Daily Talker: Supreme Court Throws Out More Campaign Finance Limits

Once again, the Supreme Court has ruled that some financial limits on political contributions violate free speech rights.

In a 5-4 ruling, the high court said donors can give to as many political candidates and campaigns as they want, and threw out the current $123,000 overall limit on contributions from individuals.

04/03/2014

Lieutenant Governor Tim Murray (Photo: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office)

Regulators Find ‘Evidence’ Of Campaign Finance Violations By Lt. Gov. Murray

State regulators have requested a criminal investigation into the political finance activities of Lt. Gov. Tim Murray and several campaign staffers.

01/24/2013

Senator Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren at the WBZ debate. (Photo credit Peter Casey)

Warren Outspent Brown By About $5.5 Million In Mass. Senate Race

Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown’s campaign spent about $37 million on his unsuccessful re-election bid, but finished the race with a small surplus.

12/07/2012

Special Advisor on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Elizabeth Warren at the White House on July 18, 2011. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Elizabeth Warren Asking For A ‘Little More Money’ To Pay Campaign Bills

U.S. Sen.-elect Elizabeth Warren says despite raising $42 million her campaign finished in the red and she’s asking supporters for a “little more money” to pay off the debt.

12/05/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Biased Media Criticizes Romney’s Top Fundraisers

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.

08/31/2012

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.

07/18/2012

Cash, Million Dollars, Currency, U.S. Dollar

Brown And Warren In Tight Money Race For U.S. Senate

Republican U.S. Sen. Scott Brown raised $3.4 million during the first three months of the year, adding to his already hefty campaign fund.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/07/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

NH Dems Suggest Romney Illegally Spent Campaign Money

The New Hampshire Democratic Party is filing a complaint with the Federal Elections Commission questioning whether Republican Mitt Romney illegally used money from his state political action committees to fund his presidential campaign.

04/29/2011

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