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The race has narrowed since the first Follow the Money report, but the press is so focused on delegates that no one is asking where are the donors going? It is another example of the mainstream media and mainstream blogdom’s tendency to behave like a herd of spooked sheep, running from one story to another so it doesn’t really matter which paper or blog you pick up they all will be focused on the same thing. Right now “superdelegates” is the new buzzword. So are there any trends in the donors of the candidates who have dropped out? Are they moving to either Clinton or Obama? Which ones are moving? The ...
Keeping track of the civil rights opinions of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Brought to you by Bergstein & Ullrich, LLP. Connecticut has had its share of corrupt politicians. The state tried to regulate campaigns by enacting a campaign finance law that dictates who gets how much public money to wage campaigns. The Second Circuit holds that some of these provisions violate the First Amendment and are therefore unconstitutional. The case is Green Party of Connecticut v. Garfield , decided on July 13. Under the Connecticut law, major parties get public funding. ... Read More
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