political donation

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Synonyms for political donation

a contribution made to a politician or a political campaign or a political party

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The scandal that drove President Nixon from office was also a campaign finance scandal
This new application provides mobile access to electronically filed campaign finance information for all state offices, and state political committees.
The recent round of lobbying scandals demonstrates that current mechanisms, from the congressional ethics process to campaign finance regulation to gift and travel restrictions, are simply inadequate to protect against corruption.
Q: What do you make of recent developments in the campaign finance debate?
The four proclaimed in a joint statement: "[W]hile we are pleased with the District Court's split decision upholding important provisions of the campaign finance reform law, unfortunately, it also could create serious loopholes that undermine its effectiveness.
Third, the creative radicalism of Voting with Dollars can only help jolt Washington's campaign finance "reformers" out of their 25-year rut.
And while a bipartisan majority in both houses voted for the modest campaign finance reform bill I co-authored with Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona, a minority in the Senate managed to block reform.
The plaster saint that Drew sculpts here could never have gotten campaign finance reform through Congress, and would be smashed to pieces if he were ever elected president.
Maybe when they no longer receive Sierra magazine in their mailboxes, journalists will understand how campaign finance reform abridges free speech.
LOS Angeles County supervisors have a funny notion of how to strengthen campaign finance rules.
The LWVUS also joined in several amicus briefs to the Supreme Court on cases dealing with campaign finance issues, including Wisconsin Right to Life v.
But despite the outrageous abuses of the system, systematic campaign finance and lobbying reform is unlikely to come from Congress acting on its own, but will require a concerted push from the grassroots (see separate sidebar).
Campaign finance information from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and Center for Responsive Politics (www.
We've updated our campaign finance analyzer to cover all of the contributions to statewide officeholders and candidates during the three special sessions this summer.
POSITION: Leading national proponent of campaign finance reform.
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