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11/12/19

House Chairmen Raised 395% of Amount Raised By Colleagues

Being appointed the chairman of a committee in the Texas House not only means power — it also means money….

10/31/19

Big Money Spent in the Houston Mayoral Race

Houston, Texas is one of the nation’s largest and most prosperous cities. In the last stretch before election day, Houston’s…

Last Minute Money in the Midland Mayoral Race

For those staying abreast of the money that backs political power, the upcoming mayoral race in Midland, Texas is one…

10/23/19

Financial Fallout from the Bonnen Scandal

Embattled Texas Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen announced Tuesday morning that he will not seek reelection in 2020. Here’s…

10/09/19

Sanders Unveils Flawed Campaign Finance Agenda

Bernie Sanders’ recent heart attack may be keeping him off the campaign trail for a while, but he is still…

10/02/19

Money Myth #6: The Government Should Fund Campaigns

As Democratic presidential candidates begin to reveal how much money they raised last quarter, it makes sense to examine the…

09/26/19

A $60 Strategy to Make $1

A recent AP article questioned why several Democratic presidential candidates were spending $60 — or as much as $90, according to…

09/18/19

Doxxing — Could It Happen to You?

Doxxing is the modern day version of stocks in the town square. Could it happen to you? “Doxxing” is short…

09/04/19

Freedom Caucus Fundraising Down 62 Percent

Following the last legislative session, conservative activists and donors across Texas expressed dismay with what they believed to be lackluster…

08/28/19

How Vulnerable is Dustin Burrows?

Texas House Representative Dustin Burrows, who represents District 83 (Lubbock and a swath of West Texas), resigned his post as…