Brad SmithAmericans have the right to free speech, but what does that include? Is money a form of speech?
By NEIL KING JR.So far, these super PACs are looking less than super.
By Janie LorberA liberal phone company is asking customers to overpay their bills to support its new super PAC and is using the money to wage a ground war against 10 tea-party-aligned House conservatives.
By Terry BaynesSept 21 (Reuters) – Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has fired another salvo in his unusual public feud with Judge Richard Posner over the meaning of “legislative history.”
By Mike AllenLAS VEGAS — At the Republican National Convention in Tampa last month, casino magnate Sheldon Adelson got high-fives from strangers; entertained Karl Rove, Rudy Giuliani and George Pataki in his well-stocked luxury box; ate dinner with House Speaker John Boehner; and had a private meeting with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
Candidates and parties
By Shira ToeplitzFor Congressional incumbents seeking re-election, the most vicious part of every cycle awaits: triage.
By Jeanne CummingsNot every political dollar carries the same value, and by one measure the Republicans’ financial edge in the presidential race is less formidable than it appears.
With six weeks until Election Day, the presidential campaigns need to figure out where best to spend their money and their candidates’ time. Unfortunately for them, there are widely divergent theories about which states’ voters have the most power to cast decisive votes in a White House race.
Lobbying and ethics
By Andrew RamonasAn oft-maligned Washington trade is under attack, again.