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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Beto O’Rourke has spent over $5.4 million on Facebook ads, trails Ted Cruz in all of the October polls

From May 1 through Oct. 20, a total of $256,392,363 was spent on Facebook ads for political campaigns or issues of national importance, covering 1,677,184 ads, according to the social network’s new Ad Archive More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
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Missouri Democrat Mike Sanders, Chief of Staff Calvin Williford sentenced to prison for stealing campaign funds

A former elected county executive for Jackson County, Missouri and his chief of staff were sentenced to 27 months and six months in prison, respectively, for engaging in a scheme to steal campaign contributions, More...

By Alexander Snitker On Monday, January 8th, 2018
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Alex Snitker previews Florida’s Legislative Session, sets date for Liberty Lobby Days

Friends, The opening day of the 60-day regular session will begin on Tuesday January 9th. This means the legislature can begin to debate and vote on bills for final passage in each chamber. Committees will continue More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 18th, 2016
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Campaign Finance Laws On the Line in 2016 Election

While the media focuses its attention on the circus that is the 2016 presidential election, one major issue has been buried under the click-baiting headlines: The U.S. Supreme Court. The next president of the United More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 1st, 2015
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Marco Rubio backed by ‘Big Prison,’ GEO, millions in privately run prison money

Big Oil, Big Pharma and the gun lobby are widely known contributors to political candidates, but a new Washington Post article shed light on the impact of “Big Prison” – millions from privately-run More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, April 3rd, 2015
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Sen Bob Menendez pleads not guilty on criminal charges

Sen. Robert Menendez pleaded not guilty on Thursday to 14 criminal counts, which include eight counts of bribery. At the top of the questions is Menendez’s deals, arrangements with Salomon Melgen, a Florida More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
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Jesse Jackson Jr negotiating plea deal and resignation

Misused campaign funds now compound problems for Jesse Jackson Jr, who has hired a lawyer to handle negotiations with the federal government on possible plea deal in which he would resign from the House of Representatives More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, October 18th, 2012
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Gingrich, Santorum, still up to their eyeballs in campaign debt. And we were supposed to believe they would slash the federal debt?

The bevy of Republican presidential candidates that vied for the nomination this year all vowed to make the national debt and annual budget deficits a priority, at least thats what they said. donkeyhotey donkeyhotey.wordpress.com Do More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
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Ron Paul receives more donations from military than any other candidate

Although he clashed with other Republican candidates over the nation’s foreign policy during the 2008 presidential primary, Congressman Ron Paul outraised every single other presidential candidate in both More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 17th, 2009
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Stimulus Wasteful Spending: Bees, Crabs and Hillary, oh my

Previously on “Wasteful Spending” we examined nearly $1 million for research on ants to save 3.5 jobs. (Read here) The University of Hawaii collected $210,000 to study the learning patterns of honeybees More...


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