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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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What others say: Senate debate shows meaningful contrasts among contenders

...improper funding outside the state might make for a good attack ad, but we'd rather see substantive debate over campaign finance reform than one-liners meant to get quick applause.There's still a good amount of time left before the primary...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-06-30/what-others-say-senate-debate-sho
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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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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

...cumulative $11 million since January 2013.Crossroads GPS does not have to disclose its finances because under campaign finance rules it is considered nonpartisan and nonprofit.Crossroads spent heavily on races in 2012 and came up short...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-01
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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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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
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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
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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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The intransigents

...aka nihilistic terrorists heedless of the damage they might cause to global financial markets) tried to attach campaign-finance reform to a debt-limit increase. Friction between the executive and legislative branches is built into our system...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-06/the-intransigents
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