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D.C. Campaign Finance Reform Could Ban City Contractor Donations

A campaign finance reform bill in D.C. could include a ban on government contractor contributions and a ban on money order donations of more than $25. 


Obama Tells N.H. Voters GOP Philosophy Is Wrong

President Obama attacked Republican rival Mitt Romney's budget math during a campaign rally in New Hampshire Monday. The Granite State has just four electoral votes, but it's expected to be hotly contested in November. The two presidential candidates also tangled over immigration policy on the same day the Supreme Court struck down portions of Arizona's immigration law.

Four Books To Help You Master Chicago Politics

The term "Chicago politics" gets bandied about whenever people complain about what they see as corruption and abuse of power. But what does it actually mean? These four books examine the city's hardball approach to politics through various lenses.

High Court: No Reconsideration Of Citizens United

The Supreme Court today rejected a bid to reconsider its controversial Citizens United ruling on corporate money in politics. Montana had objected to it, citing state history of corporate money corruption in politics. Critics of Citizens United had had their hopes up, but no more.

Romney Says Obama Has Failed On Immigration

After the Supreme Court released its decision on the Arizona immigration law, Mitt Romney's campaign released a statement in which the former Massachusetts governor accused President Obama of a failure of leadership on immigration. Romney was in Arizona today for a fundraiser. All Things Considered host Audie Cornish talks with NPR's Mara Liasson.
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No Energy Tax Relief In Sight In Montgomery County

A gloomy fiscal outlook in Montgomery County next year makes it appear to some on the county council that the county's energy tax is unlikely to be rolled back as originally planned.


Supreme Court's Arizona Ruling Could Aid Obama While Vexing Romney

Political analysts say that President Obama is most likely to reap political benefits from the Supreme Court decision striking down three of four provisions of Arizona's immigration enforcement law.