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Rich Lowry: Politicized prosecution run amok

...Walker's opponents weaponized campaign-finance law, literally. Journalist...other things, fishing for campaign-finance violations, on dubious grounds...isn't appropriate in a tenuous campaign-finance investigation, let alone as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-22/rich-lowry-politicized-prosecutio
Opinion
Rich Lowry: The First Amendment is such a nuisance

...Court rules in favor of the First Amendment in a campaign-finance case, the left recoils in disgust.The court's...decision in McCutcheon should have been a slam-dunk. Campaign-finance law limits how much a single donor can give in an...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-06/rich-lowry-the-first-amendment-is
Opinion
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...an illegal use of city resources that violates campaign finance laws. Alaskans are no strangers to ethics violations...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-28/alaska-deserves-better-from-its-e
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Rich Lowry: The Kochs ride again

...Democrats, outraged so-called campaign-finance reformers and inspired hand-wringing...the natural consequence," campaign-finance reformer Lawrence Lessig griped...of contribution limits. The campaign-finance reformers kneecapped the political...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-02-01/rich-lowry-the-kochs-ride-again
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Amendment would fix big money in elections

...Alaska's Agreement' is not going to fix the issue of campaign finance reform. Its hard to fix a broken system, since...elections by virtue of the money that they can spend. Campaign finance reform is important, in order to restrict campaign...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-06-25/amendment-would-fix-big-m
Letters
Inversion aversion

...It's just one of the scams we like to call "loopholes" that the rich have arranged through their lobbying and campaign-finance bribery to get written into the code. But the practice is metastasizing, as more and more conglomerates discover...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-09/inversion-aversion
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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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-11-05/over-our-heads
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Candidates answer questions on Super PACS

...spending 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...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-01
News
Senate hopeful asks foe to help end attack ads

...will be a stark contrast between his put-corporations-first position and Senator Begich's support for real campaign finance reform, including support of a constitutional amendment throwing out Citizens United," the 2010 court ruling...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-10/senate-hopeful-asks-foe-to-help-end-
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What others say: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...is a political gambit rather than a true effort at campaign finance reform.One fact that makes this clear is the fact...Sullivan's unwillingness to support limits on campaign finance in races other than his own.- Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-16/what-others-say-alaska-agreement-
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