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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…

08/21/19

Conservative Dollars Conspicuously Missing From Latest Campaign Finance Reports

When Texas’ last legislative session gaveled to a close in late May, conservatives from across the state were not shy…

08/15/19

Small-Dollar Donors Make a Big Difference for Democrats

You might be surprised to find that the Political Action Committee (PAC) with the most small-dollar donors in Republican-controlled Texas…

08/09/19

Top Donor to Bonnen Investigator is … Dennis Bonnen?

On Wednesday, the Texas House General Investigating Committee, tasked with investigating internal House affairs, announced it will hold a public…