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5 Politicians Bankrolled by Huge Companies

chrisdorney / Shutterstock.com In 2010, the U.S Supreme Court issued its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. It said that political donations were a form of political speech, so limiting corporate campaign contributions would be a restriction of speech. America’s corporations have been exercising that speech ever since.Using data from OpenSecrets.org – which…

YouTube bans Sebastian Gorka’s channel for repeated violations of ‘presidential election integrity policy’

After repeated violations of YouTube’s “presidential election integrity policy,” the video platform terminated the channel for a radio show hosted by Sebastian Gorka, a onetime aide to former President Donald Trump.© Provided by Washington ExaminerGorka’s show, America First, was removed sometime over the past three days. The Washington Examiner can confirm it was live as…

Republican unity? Not so much. Donald Trump goes off-script, hits McConnell, Pence, others

  | USA TODAYShow CaptionHide CaptionAP Top Stories April 11PHere are the top stories for Sunday, April 11th: Iran calls Natanz blackout “nuclear terrorism”; Pentagon chief declares ‘ironclad’ commitment to Israel; Trump goes after Pence, McConnell at a donor event; Floral memorial for Prince Philip. (Apr. 11)APPALM BEACH, Fla. – While keynoting a weekend conference devoted to…

Digital-first campaigns come with competitive advantage, Democratic organizers tell Grits

Digital-first campaigns come with competitive advantage, Democratic organizers tell Grits – The Hill Times lpc-digital-firstAno NewsBy Samantha Wright Allen      April 10, 2021Remote staffing can be a ‘game changer’ to bring in diversity of skills and organizers for key roles are among the lessons learned by U.S. Democratic organizers during a pandemic election.The last day of the…