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Bitter laughter provided by Steve (he doesn’t like the diminutive) Mnuchin

“The Russian government operates for the disproportionate benefit of oligarchs and government elites,” said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. “Russian oligarchs and elites who profit from this corrupt system will no longer be insulated from the consequences of their government’s destabilizing … Continue reading

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Russia, the NRA and dark money

An excellent article from Ciara Carolyn Torres-Spelliscy, describing clearly how dark money actually works, with startling numbers on how many bucks the NRA spent on the last several elections. A couple of key excerpts: But why would this be so … Continue reading

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How do Citizens United and the Koch Bros affect our elections? One new example

From DailyKos Elections: • WI-Sen: The Koch-backed Concerned Veterans for America recently launched another $1.6 million ad campaign against Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin, and her allies at VoteVets are up with their own $1 million buy defending her. The spot … Continue reading

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