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    Posts Tagged ‘corporate campaign contributions’

  • Corporations can give directly to campaigns, federal judge rules Friday, May 27, 2011 � by jg

    Washington Post: The ruling was based on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

  • Why are business interests so anxious to defeat a California Assembly candidate? Thursday, May 20, 2010 � by jg

    Los Angeles Times: “A coalition of oil interests, insurance companies, pharmaceutical firms and other business interests has poured at least $480,000 into a mail and television campaign to oppose” Betsy Butler, a candidate in the Democratic primary for the California Assembly.

  • How a corporate remake of the Ohio Supreme Court reduced protection for injured workers Thursday, March 25, 2010 � by jg

    Millions of dollars in corporate campaign spending led to the election of sympathetic judges who upheld the law after it had been struck down earlier.