January 2010

 

Opinion: Hanging a ‘For Sale’ Sign Over the Judiciary
Sunday, January 31st, 2010


For free speech, money talks
Friday, January 29th, 2010


GOP hopes Rust Belt wins help redistricting
Friday, January 29th, 2010


Wild West On K Street? The Supreme Court has unleashed corporations and unions to spend freely on political advertising
Friday, January 29th, 2010


Public Assistance Databases and Automatic Voter Registration
Friday, January 29th, 2010


A New Regime Required For Disclosure
Friday, January 29th, 2010


Members Give Cool Reception to Obama’s New Lobbying Proposals
Thursday, January 28th, 2010


National Policy to Ban Corporate Wealth from Being Used in Federal Campaigns was Established in 1907
Thursday, January 28th, 2010


O’Connor on Courtrooms: ‘Where Fairness Trumps Strength’
Thursday, January 28th, 2010


Opinion: A Partisan Supreme Court
Thursday, January 28th, 2010


Prosecutor Bill Mason hasn’t prosecuted ex-lawyer who misappropriated $300,000
Thursday, January 28th, 2010


OPINION – After Citizens United, leveling the playing field: Time for public financing and expanded shareholder rights
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010


Legislation Intended to Respond to Citizens United
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010


Redistricting plan is stalled
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010


Husted seeks disclosure of corporate donors
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010


Citizens United Real Impact
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010


Husted urges campaign finance “transparency” in wake of U.S. Supreme Court ruling
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010


States Weigh Judicial Recusals: Some Judges, Businesses Oppose Restrictions on Cases Involving Campaign Contributors
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010


Supreme Court Left Donor Disclosure Rules Intact
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010


State campaign finance laws in crosshairs
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010


This year’s vote to decide who will redistrict Ohio
Monday, January 25th, 2010


Op Ed: Corporate advantage: The Supreme Court tips the scales on elections
Monday, January 25th, 2010


Opinion: Citizens United: A Long-Term Perspective
Sunday, January 24th, 2010


Opinion of the Day: Walter Shapiro on the SCOTUS Ruling
Sunday, January 24th, 2010


Campaign finance ruling reflects Supreme Court’s growing audacity
Sunday, January 24th, 2010


24 States’ Laws Open to Attack After Campaign Finance Ruling
Saturday, January 23rd, 2010


Ruling could render Ohio’s campaign-spending law toothless
Saturday, January 23rd, 2010


Citizens United Called Grave Threat for America’s Courts:
Saturday, January 23rd, 2010


High court shows it might be willing to act boldly
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


CITIZENS UNITED DECISION SETS OFF REVOLUTION IN CAMPAIGN FINANCE: Supreme Court Erred, Decision Undermines Basic Pillar of American Democracy
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


Supreme Court’s campaign finance ruling could bring flood of ads: Critics say corporations will now determine who wins elections, but some consultants don’t expect a dramatic change
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


Supreme Court Deals Blow to Campaign Finance but Calls for Greater Transparency
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


Supreme Court Ruling Could Reshape U.S. Politics
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


A Center for Responsive Politics Statement on Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


Bigger Than Bush v. Gore
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


Destructive Decision Turns Back Clock to 19th Century; Chief Justice Roberts Abandons His Public Commitment to “Judicial Modesty” and “Respect for Precedent”
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


The Pinocchio Project: Watching as the Supreme Court turns a corporation into a real live boy
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


‘Citizens United:’ Commentators’ Views
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


An Electoral Catastrophe
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


Bad News for Judicial Elections
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


Justices, 5-4, Reject Corporate Spending Limit
Friday, January 22nd, 2010


Citizens United v. FEC opinion
Thursday, January 21st, 2010


Campaign disclosure rules upheld
Thursday, January 21st, 2010


High Court Rolls Back Campaign Spending Limits
Thursday, January 21st, 2010


Supreme Court overturns corporate campaign spending ban
Thursday, January 21st, 2010


Court eases business, union election spending rule
Thursday, January 21st, 2010


A Century Of U.S. Campaign Finance Law
Thursday, January 21st, 2010


Special sitting tomorrow, opinion(s) due: Chance for Citizens United ruling
Wednesday, January 20th, 2010


A “Regulatory” Agency Expeditious Only in Deregulation
Wednesday, January 20th, 2010


Waiting for Democrats: The state could use an improved way for drawing legislative districts. Will the Ohio House deliver on the necessary constitutional amendment?
Wednesday, January 20th, 2010


Cuyahoga County commissioners will rehire two accountants, breaking buyout rules
Wednesday, January 20th, 2010


Editorial: Democrats must act now on redistricting
Tuesday, January 19th, 2010


Editorial: Mason should know better than most how disgusted the electorate is with politics as usual
Tuesday, January 19th, 2010


Editorial: Keep them accountable: Effort to make lobbyists toe the line on disclosure serves the public interest
Tuesday, January 19th, 2010


Justice by call: Debate wrestles with selecting judges by election or appointment
Tuesday, January 19th, 2010


Editorial: Act on remap
Tuesday, January 19th, 2010


Op Ed: Time is now for redistricting reform
Tuesday, January 19th, 2010


Reform in an Age of Networked Campaigns: How to Foster Citizen Participation Through Small Donors and Volunteers
Monday, January 18th, 2010


New Report: “Reform In The Age of Networked Campaigns”
Monday, January 18th, 2010


Opinion: Ohio lobbyists? Follow the dollar
Monday, January 18th, 2010


Some felons may circulate petitions
Sunday, January 17th, 2010


Op Ed: Just Say Yes: State lawmakers should listen to local elections officials
Sunday, January 17th, 2010


Senate Joint Resolution 5: Senator Husted’s redistricting reform bill
Friday, January 15th, 2010


Media denied access to public records
Friday, January 15th, 2010


Campaign Finance: Back to the Era of the Robber Barons?
Thursday, January 14th, 2010


Legislators shouldn’t let chance slip away: Ohio has opportunity to create fairer districts
Thursday, January 14th, 2010


Ohio House hears GOP redistricting bill
Thursday, January 14th, 2010


Campaign finance activists on pins and needles awaiting Supreme Court ruling
Thursday, January 14th, 2010


Fisher Raises $780,000 More For Ohio Senate Bid
Thursday, January 14th, 2010


The Zanotti Way: Capitalists’ tool or good-government visionary? Either way, Marty Zanotti may be the most powerful unelected politician in Cuyahoga County
Thursday, January 14th, 2010


Debate over redistricting: Hearing today on plan to change how Ohio draws new boundaries
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010


Feingold Fears “Lawless” Court Ruling on Corporate Campaigning
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010


Athens County Democratic chairwoman resigns
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010


Former Sheriff Gerald McFaul’s campaign finance records back online, too
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010


After legal objection, campaign finance reports for Bill Mason and Gerald McFaul removed from public database
Tuesday, January 12th, 2010


Athens County Democratic chairwoman guilty of misdemeanor
Tuesday, January 12th, 2010


Editorial: Redistricting: Map competition would make districts better reflect communities
Monday, January 11th, 2010


Opinion: Giving corporations an outsized voice in election
Monday, January 11th, 2010


Justices may rule soon on campaign-finance case
Monday, January 11th, 2010


Courts Roll Back Limits on Election Spending
Monday, January 11th, 2010


Third Frontier, a casino location and redistricting may be heading to ballot: The Legislature’s deadline for May election is Feb. 3
Monday, January 11th, 2010


Secretary of state’s query: Can felons legally do petition work?
Monday, January 11th, 2010


Capital City: A year after the biggest bailout in US history, Wall Street lobbyists don’t just have influence in Washington. They own it lock, stock, and barrel.
Friday, January 8th, 2010