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.
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.
-- by John Nichols, The Nation
Tim Carpenter never lost faith in the very real prospect of a very radical change for the better. And he never lost his organizer’s certainty that the tipping point that would make the change was just a few more phone calls, a few more rallies, a few more campaigns away.
So he kept on organizing.
To the last.
Scott Walker’s campaign is asking the Wisconsin Supreme Court to review the legal basis for the John Doe campaign finance probe looking at coordination between his campaign and third-party groups.
The court's latest money-in-politics ruling further demonstrates the absurdity of Citizens United
The U.S. Supreme Court just released its decision in McCutcheon v. FEC, and it is bad: a narrow majority of justices voted to allow a small cadre of billionaires and millionaires to pump even more money into our political system.
The Wall Street Journal opinion page has a new installment in its campaign against Wisconsin's "John Doe" campaign finance probe, this time in an effort to resuscitate the image of Walker aide Kelly Rindfleisch.
After nearly a year of litigation, the Center for Media and Democracy has settled its open records lawsuit against American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) National Board member and Wisconsin State Senator Leah Vukmir.
Walker jets off to Vegas to court Sheldon Adelson cash for a 2016 presidential run -- even as he says he is focused on the governor's race.
New court filings confirm that Wisconsin's John Doe campaign finance investigation hinges on how state election law treats "issue ad" groups coordinating with political campaigns, shedding new light on a Republican effort to quietly change the law in advance of Governor Scott Walker's reelection campaign.