California Agency Releases Evidence of Money Laundering in Right-Wing Campaign Spending on Ballot Measures

By: Monday November 5, 2012 11:09 am

California’s Fair Political Practices Commission forced a mysterious $11 million donor to two ballot measures to reveal its secret funding sources today, and the result showed how most of these independent ex

Americans for Job Security Sets Model for Corporate-Funded Right-Wing Campaign Spending

By: Friday September 24, 2010 12:48 pm

The verdict is in on how this political season has been affected by the Citizens United ruling, and it’s not pretty. Mike McIntire does a good job of using one test case, the group with the anodyne name Americans for Job Security, to express the danger of unlimited corporate campaign spending behind a cloak of [...]

AR-Sen: Labor v. Shadowy Corporate Interests In Primary

By: Tuesday May 11, 2010 2:30 pm

In the primary race between Blanche Lincoln and Bill Halter, one side is being fairly up-fron about their loyalties and their interests. Labor unions have made their preference known and are supporting Bill Halter with mailers and TV ads and the normal business of campaigning, along with full disclosure in cooperation with FEC regulations. And [...]

AR-Sen: Halter Files FEC Complaint Over Racist Independent Expenditure

By: Friday May 7, 2010 1:28 pm

Bill Halter, rising in the polls with a couple weeks to go in the Senate primary challenge of Blanche Lincoln in Arkansas, has filed an FEC complaint to try and force disclosure of the donors to the shadowy “Americans for Job Security,” who are financing subtly racist attack ads alleging that Halter helped outsource Arkansas [...]

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