Tag: money in politics

Jim RosicaAugust 22, 2016

Large donations continue to trickle into North Florida congressional candidates in advance of next Tuesday’s primary elections. On Sunday, Matt Gaetz reported $10,000 — two contributions of $5,000 each — from the Majority Committee Political Action Committee (PAC). That PAC is affiliated with U.S. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from Bakersfield, California. Gaetz, a Republican state […]

Jim RosicaAugust 18, 2016

Federal campaign contributions of over $1,000, now required to be reported within two days, are starting to be filed in North Florida’s congressional races. Federal Election Commission records show several “48-hour notices” in the filings for the conservative-leaning 1st and 2nd Congressional Districts, much of it money from political action committees, or PACs. The primary is Aug. 30. By […]

Guest AuthorJanuary 19, 2016

My name is David Jolly. I’m a sitting Member of Congress and the current Republican front runner to replace Marco Rubio in the United States Senate. I’m about to share with you two truths. The first truth is every Member of Congress is expected to spend more time raising money than they are solving the […]

Janelle Irwin TaylorJanuary 19, 2016

The corrupting effect of money on politics is a battle cry often heard from the left or more often from third-party or independent voters. Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly, however, is throwing his weight behind a measure that could limit how federal candidates raise money. Jolly has proposed bill that would prevent federally elected officials […]

Martin DyckmanMay 5, 2015

American politics these days can make one wonder, why bother? Why care? What’s the use of even hoping? In a devastating exposé, “Higher Ed Hustle,” the Miami Herald documents how for-profit private colleges have been ripping off unsuspecting students and calls out politicians in both Tallahassee and Washington for helping the predators feast on the […]


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