October 2009

 

John Baer: Judicial campaigning under the rule of flaw

Saturday, October 31st, 2009


Dozens in Congress under ethics inquiry: AN ACCIDENTAL DISCLOSURE: Document was found on file-sharing network

Friday, October 30th, 2009


Military Ballot Law Has States in a Time Squeeze

Friday, October 30th, 2009


Demos Applauds Senator Feingold and Representative Ellison for Introducing Same Day Voter Registration Bill: Federal Proposal Would Increase Voter Participation Nationwide

Friday, October 30th, 2009


PRESIDENT OBAMA SIGNS SCHUMER BILL TO EASE VOTING PROCESS FOR MILITARY, OVERSEAS VOTERS: New Law Places New Requirements on States To Mail Out Ballots To Troops In Time to Give them 45 Days to Return Their Ballots; Also Requires Defense Department To Make Emergency Ballots Available Online So That Troops Can Print Them Out and Send Them Back

Friday, October 30th, 2009


Lawrence Norden commentary: Voter-registration reform could dampen disputes

Friday, October 30th, 2009


Shareholders Should Hear About Political Spending: Investors deserve the right to approve companies’ campaign contributions

Thursday, October 29th, 2009


Big Business Group Lays Out Preferred Merit Selection Model

Thursday, October 29th, 2009


Big Donors Ramp Up to Fight FCC Net Neutrality Decision

Thursday, October 29th, 2009


Editorial: Trust, Antitrust and Your Vote

Thursday, October 29th, 2009


Senators John McCain and Russell Feingold Defend Constitutionality of Ban on Corporate Expenditures in Federal Campaigns on Senate Floor; Call for Supreme Court to Uphold Longstanding Ban in Citizens United Case

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009


A World Without Rules: Opponents Of Campaign Finance Rules Are Moving On Multiple Fronts

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009


Politico: What to do with Extra PAC Money?

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009


The Need for Effective Recusal Standards for an Elected Judiciary

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009


Issue 6 reform plan tops competing Issue 5 proposal in race for money

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009


Statement by Senator John McCain on the U.S. Supreme Court Case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

Monday, October 26th, 2009


Editorial: Shine a Light: Transparency needed for government program spending $260 million

Monday, October 26th, 2009


Congress Approves Bill Helping Overseas Voters

Sunday, October 25th, 2009


Pew Applauds Congress for Military and Overseas Voting Solutions

Friday, October 23rd, 2009


Pro-casino group, McLin rake in bucks: Casino backers raised $36 million in effort to put four casinos in Ohio

Friday, October 23rd, 2009


Blog: Citigroup Taxpayer Ownership Doesn’t Prevent Lobbying

Friday, October 23rd, 2009


Statement of U.S. Senator Russ Feingold on Citizens United v. FEC

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009


Wall Street Steps Up Political Donations, Lobbying: Firms Boost Outlays Amid Debate on Financial-Services Overhaul, After Slowing Spending While Getting Bailout Cash

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009


Pro-casino group is cleared in ballot scam

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009


Employee of pro-casino group accused of forging absentee ballot forms

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009


Op Ed: In political campaigns, money does a whole lot of talking

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009


Bill to improve Ohio elections hangs in balance

Monday, October 19th, 2009


Some voters have already cast ballots

Monday, October 19th, 2009


Senate front-runners filling up coffers

Monday, October 19th, 2009


Anti-casino group seeks Cuyahoga County probe of absentee-ballot applications

Friday, October 16th, 2009


The People’s Business Cancelled; Fundraisers Flourish

Thursday, October 15th, 2009


Brunner campaign fires finance team

Thursday, October 15th, 2009


Campaign finance laws face a reset

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009


Blog: On Judicial Elections and Judicial Recusal

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009


Brandenburg: Still Early to Gauge Caperton Impact

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009


Brunner denies request to speed up Cuyahoga vote counting

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009


Op Ed: Elections require nonpartisan director

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009


Absentee-ballot fraud suspected in Franklin County

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009


PERSPECTIVE: Ohio residency dispute far from over

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009


800 told to redo absentee ballot requests

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009


Prosecutor Bill Mason pledges to reform campaign finance and return campaign contributions from employees

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009


GAO Report to Congressional Committees: Financial Stablilization

Monday, October 12th, 2009


Top Financial Services Committee Members Rely Heavily On Finance Campaign Contributions

Monday, October 12th, 2009


What will be the effect of ‘Husted Rule’? One observer says the decision on state senator’s residency could be a big victory for voter rights

Sunday, October 11th, 2009


ND20 Interview with Brennan Center for Justice’s Michael Waldman: The case that could wipe out 100 years of campaign finance laws

Friday, October 9th, 2009


Sen. John Ensign’s Alleged Ethics Scandal

Friday, October 9th, 2009


Fewer Lobbyists Have Made Political Contributions Since Changes in Disclosure Laws

Friday, October 9th, 2009


Voter forms with incorrect info raise suspicions

Friday, October 9th, 2009


The Citizens United Case, Part 6 ChiefJustice Roberts Faces Unusual Choice: Will He Say “Never Mind”

Thursday, October 8th, 2009


Issue 5 supporters want Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason to return employee contributions

Thursday, October 8th, 2009


Morrison rebuffs call to quit post: Elections chairman doesn’t see reason to heed Brunner

Thursday, October 8th, 2009


Editorial: Time to resign: Jack Morrison violated the state’s ethics laws. He should exit the board of elections and the UA board of trustees

Thursday, October 8th, 2009


Audit questions GOP spending: Findings allege county party’s ex-leaders used funds illegally

Thursday, October 8th, 2009


Early voting for Nov. 3 election gains popularity in Cuyahoga County

Thursday, October 8th, 2009


High court backs Husted

Thursday, October 8th, 2009


Husted is a Montgomery County resident, high court rules

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009


State Sen. Jon Husted is Dayton-area resident, Ohio Supreme court rules

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009


Blog: CLUSTERS OF CONTRIBUTIONS DISCUSSED ON MSNBC

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009


Blog: Absentee voters not absent

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009


Editorial Campaign finance ‘flaw’ in Issue 6 would be more than offset by structural changes in Cuyahoga County government

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009


Opinion: Neutral arbiter needed: Proposals to remove partisanship from election oversight are worthy

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009


Blog: ACLU urges civility over records requests

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009


Blog: Hilliard, New Albany seek new closed doors

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009


Campaign finance left out of Issue 6 or proposal: Issue 6 has no provision restricting donations

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009


 

Editorial: Remodel the House? Suit questions fairness of congressional representation

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009


Blog: Lawmakers Get One-Two Punch of Money From Health Industry Special Interests

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009


Blog: In Debt or Full of Hope, Politicos Maintain Presidential Fund-raising Committees

Friday, October 2nd, 2009


Share This Feds asked to block Diebold sale

Friday, October 2nd, 2009


Editorial: Ohio must do away with gerrymandering and fix redistricting

Friday, October 2nd, 2009


Opinion: A new drawing board: Ohio lawmakers should offer voters an overhaul of reapportionment system

Friday, October 2nd, 2009