Full story - June 16, 2016
Trump in Atlanta
When it comes to raising money, Donald Trump is morphing into the very kind of bootlicking presidential candidate he’s insisted — over and again — that he wasn’t, isn’t and wouldn’t become.
Full story - May 13, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
A new video from a pro-Hillary Clinton Super PAC has gotten a lot of free air time — and includes none of the usual political ad disclosures because the PAC campaigns its a web video, not an ad.
Full story - April 27, 2016
Republican US presidential candidate and businessman Donald Trump speaks to supporters during Trump's five state primary night rally held at the Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, Tuesday night.
Despite the number of candidates involved, nearly 20 percent of the ads in the GOP primary have been negative ads targeting Donald Trump.
Full story - April 19, 2016
US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders
Sometimes, money isn't everything. Bernie Sanders needed an upset victory in New York City, and he was willing to spend his way to try to get it.
Full story - April 12, 2016
Trump supporter
Although Donald Trump has disavowed such political groups, an organization is seeking funds to back him.
Full story - March 24, 2016
Clinton Sanders edit
Reforming the system requires more than presidential action.
Full story - March 02, 2016
A bumper sticker is passed out before U.S. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks at a campaign event in Pahrump, Nevada.
That database survives after the failure of his candidacy — and is potential post-campaign money machine.
Full story - February 24, 2016
Thomas Hicks became chairman of the Election Assistance Commission on Feb. 24, 2016. He previously served as the agency's vice chairman.
Voter access and technology improvements top Thomas Hicks' agenda as Election Assistance Commission chairman.
Full story - December 21, 2015
The crowd cheers during a Tea Party rally to "Audit the IRS" in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington June 19, 2013
Tea Party groups have won a major victory, strengthening provisions established by the Citizens United case.
Josue “Josh” Muniz, now 20, is suing the San Bernardino City Unified School District and a school police officer for excessive force and negligent training. The suit alleges that the officer  grabbed Muniz, then 17, by the throat, pepper sprayed him and b
Soul-searching in San Bernardino County over school cops’ tactics and attitudes.

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