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Rich Lowry: Politicized prosecution run amok entering the presidential stage - should be considered a national disgrace. Walker's opponents weaponized campaign-finance law, literally. Journalist David French has talked to families targeted in the John Doe raids for the first time...
Alaska deserves better from its elected leaders

...politicians have been accused of violating ethics and campaign finance laws. A House Ethics Committee found that U.S. illegal use of city resources that violates campaign finance laws. Alaskans are no strangers to ethics violations...
Candidates answer questions on Super PACS

...would have, whether they would refuse backing from outside groups and what they'd do as a senator to address campaign finance laws. Their responses have been edited for length. -Sen. Mark Begich, first-term incumbent: "Independent...
Rich Lowry: The First Amendment is such a nuisance

...of what the First Amendment vigorously protects."The decision in McCutcheon should have been a slam-dunk. Campaign-finance law limits how much a single donor can give in an election cycle to $5,200 for a federal candidate and $64,800...
Supreme Court refuses to hear Alaska case

...Court has decided to not hear an appeal of an Alaska Supreme Court ruling upholding the state's restrictive campaign-finance law. The court on Tuesday declined a petition filed by the Alaska Civil Liberties Union to review the law's constitutionality...
Over our heads

...examples. Where, oh where do we start? How about the proposition that any reform will be corrupted? Our present campaign-finance laws, for instance, are a patchwork of changes meant to clean up a system that amounted to bribery of our elected...

...Fairbanks snowmachiner dies in accident Police arrest two men in Anchorage vandalism spree Ulmer violates campaign finance law Baez to start for Cleveland Little by Little, Kasilof musher gains experience
Knowles vetoes political issue ads bill

...groups to influence elections without following campaign finance laws. The bill would have defined when those paying...lawmaker, who has been an advocate for tougher campaign finance laws, agreed with Knowles. ''You can do a lot of...
Senate approves 'issue ad' bill

...Pole, who as chairman of the Senate State Affairs Committee worked over the last couple of years on issues of campaign finance law. Therriault said in testimony to the Senate Finance Committee that Senate Bill 363 is designed to address...


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