Velvet Bentgrass-roots Group Exposed

Eleven checks totaling $2.75 million does not a grassroots movement make, that is unless you are talking about Velvet bentgrass-roots. AAN does, however, have to make certain public disclosures with the IRS, and the Washington Post has a story on what a new filing from the group shows: American Action...

In Bizarro World Crossroads GPS Complains About Union Funding

Does anyone else find it ironic that a heavily financed Republican PAC like Crossroads GPS is running an ad attacking the comparatively weak fund raising power of Unions in the U.S.? An arm of American Crossroads, the well-financed Republican super PAC, is going up on the air Wednesday with an ad taking aim...

Our Banana Republic

Scott Rosenberg over at Salon makes the case that an invisible hand is controlling our elections and we are owed an explanation as to whose it is. There are polar opposite views on the matter coming from The New York Times on the left and The Wall Street Journal on the right but which one is correct if...

Florida: Our “Slow” Electoral Cousin

It looks like Florida is taking the short bus to this years election yet again. Rich Whitney is the Green party candidate for governor in Illinois this year. But there’s been a small matter of a typo on the state’s electronic voting machines. On electronic voting machines in 23 wards —...

Electoral College Reform by the Numbers

I recently started looking into electoral reform.  It originally started with me looking into campaign finance law, but I came across the National Popular Vote movement and have realized that this is as pressing an issue as campaign finance.  I had heard about the movement to reform the electoral college...