Club for Growth

A new report from Public Campaign shows what could happen if the Supreme Court deals another blow to campaign finance reform in McCutcheon v. FEC. The case is a challenge to aggregate contribution limits, i.e. limits on the overall amount of money a donor can contribute to federal candidates,...
Here we go again: Financial markets are plummeting thanks to the threat of a government shutdown and, beyond that, another debt ceiling crisis. One of the great bull markets of recent years is being derailed by a bunch of extreme conservatives in Congress. But Wall Street shouldn't just blame the...
Political scientists who study Congress, like the scholar Douglas Arnold, have long argued that while money matters in politics, legislators ultimately tend to be responsive to their constituents.  It will be interesting to see what such scholars will make of yesterday's  failure...
One article of faith in contemporary political life is that conservatives side with business and progressives are far less friendly to the private sector.  In many ways, this is true -- judging by the battle lines in Washington, where groups like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National...
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