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US Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker hugs his childhood babysitter Janice Dietz at a campaign stop in Plainfield, Iowa. Jim Young/Reuters

What the Scott Walker fundraising controversy means for 2016

A court has dismissed a criminal investigation into Wisconsin Governor and presidential candidate Scott Walker. The decision will encourage closer relationships between candidates and PACs.
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House meddling with SEC to block disclosure of political contributions

The House Appropriations Committee wants to stop the SEC from requiring the disclosure of political contributions. Here's why that's a bad idea.
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Dark money: five years after Citizens United

This week’s news brings an important “ah hah” moment. The conservative billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch of Koch Industries and their political network of donors and opaque outside groups are…

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