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Sarah Silverman indecent Proposal to Sheldon Adelson

Source: Politics Balla | Jul 27 2012, 4:08am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Sarah Silverman indecent Proposal to Sheldon Adelson
Comedian Sarah Silverman offers Sheldon Adelson "traditional lesbian sex" in return for dropping the support for Mitt Romney. Watch the video below.
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Citizens United, Kentucky, and the Future of American Elections

Oct 22 2014 12:25pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Co-authored by Lawrence Norden, deputy director of the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law. Even in Washington, few have embraced the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision more vociferously than long-time campaign finance reform foe Senator Mitch McConnell. In a brief to the Supreme Court in 2012, he argued that critics of the decision got it exactly wrong: despite the warnings, unlimited spending from cor ...
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Citizens United, Kentucky, and the Future of American Elections

Oct 22 2014 12:25pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Even in Washington, few have embraced the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision more vociferously than long-time campaign finance reform foe Senator Mitch McConnell. In a brief to the Supreme Court in 2012, he argued that critics of the decision got it exactly wrong: despite the warnings, unlimited spending from corporate treasuries had not skyrocketed, and the decision should stand. Senator M ...
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Casino magnate gambles another $1.5 million on Florida marijuana vote

Oct 6 2014 3:37pm CDT | Source: Townhall's

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE Fla. (Reuters) - Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has put up another $1.5 million for opponents o ...
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Florida Marijuana Campaign Heats Up, Could Raise Turnout For November Election

Sep 26 2014 1:05pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Opponents of a proposal to let doctors in Florida prescribe marijuana are poised to launch a $1.6 million advertising campaign on Monday, with potential side effects for the state's heated race for governor in November. Political consultants say a public battle over the proposed constitutional amendment to allow medical marijuana, included on this year's midterm election ballot, could boo ...
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Humor Brings Light Instead of Darkness to Political Ads

Sep 22 2014 3:15pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

When Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper ran for governor of Colorado in 2010, he appeared in his own television ads, saying, "I can't stand negative ads. Every time I see one, I feel I need to take a shower." Hickenlooper, wearing a coat and tie, then stepped into a shower to find relief after presumably watching a negative ad. The commercial continued with Hickenlooper, appearing in different clothes, stepping again and again into the shower. Hickenlooper, a D ...
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A Real Plutocracy Prevention Act

Sep 18 2014 4:28pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Senator Bernie Sanders Act Would Bolster Estate Tax and Reduce Inequality French economist Thomas Piketty made a sensation with his bestselling book about inequality, Capital In The Twenty-First Century. Piketty's big solution is for nations around the world to adopt a "global wealth tax" to reverse the dizzying wealth inequalities that have emerged in the last three decades. In the U.S., however, the most immediate action we can take to prev ...
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Sheldon Adelson Cracks Open Checkbook For GOP

Sep 18 2014 8:55am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson has donated $10 million to a Karl Rove-backed outfit boosting Republican Senate candidates and promised a similar amount to an allied group foc ...
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Individual-Candidate Super PACs Threaten to Wipe Out Candidate Contribution Limits

Sep 10 2014 10:59am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In 1974, Congress enacted limits on contributions to candidates to prevent corruption. Today, these contribution limits are in danger of being wiped out by individual-candidate Super PACs. The Supreme Court's Citizens United decision in 2010 unleashed the world of Super PACs into our elections. Along with them, came individual-candidate Super PACs. Super PACs raise unlimited contributions from wealthy individuals, cor ...
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