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Posted by Ruth Conniff on May 28, 2014

California Secretary of State candidate Derek Cressman has made a career of fighting the billionaires who are trying to hijack democracy.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on May 23, 2014

The public may be on the cusp of learning more about the two "John Doe" investigations into Scott Walker, his associates, and groups that spent millions to get him elected.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on May 21, 2014

A "radical shift away from the collaborative government ... pioneering organic farming advocates demanded."

Posted by Nick Surgey on May 19, 2014

Ken Langone, the big-spending Home Depot billionaire and ally of Charles and David Koch, clumsily defended his March 2014 comments comparing populist criticism of the 1% with the rise of Nazi Germany, in an interview with Capital New York published this week.

Posted by PR Watch Admin on May 19, 2014

Showtime premieres a new episode of its series, "Years of Living Dangerously," that focuses on the facile claims of climate change deniers like the Heartland Institute, tonight on Monday, May 19, at 8pm ET/PT.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on May 19, 2014

After months of railing against the secrecy necessitated by Wisconsin's dark money criminal investigation, Wisconsin Club for Growth (WCFG) is now fighting to keep hundreds of documents in the probe secret.

Posted by Mary Bottari on May 14, 2014

A majority of the Senate recently voted to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour recently, yet the bill failed to clear the 60 vote hurdle necessary for passage -- thanks in no small part to the political power of the National Restaurant Association, the restaurant industry's trade association.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on May 13, 2014

In the wake of a federal court's recent ruling halting a state criminal investigation into spending during the 2011 and 2012 recall elections for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and other candidates, misinformation about the investigation and court rulings has run rampant.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on May 12, 2014

Despite huge losses of bees that are crucial to pollination of food plants, pesticide companies selling neonicotinoid (neonic) insecticides -- which a growing body of science indicates contribute to bee declines -- have ramped up efforts to sew doubt about and distract from pesticides' contribution to the problem.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on May 08, 2014

In one of the first cases to rely on the U.S. Supreme Court's McCutcheon decision, a federal judge just tried to open the door to new levels of corruption in Wisconsin elections.

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