MapLight research on the influence of money and politics.
CBS News: Dems Who Flipped On FISA Immunity See More Telecom Cash by Chris Frates – Politico: The Crypt Blog
Pamela Behrsin | June 25, 2008
Pamela Behrsin | May 27, 2008
Pamela Behrsin | April 07, 2008
Pamela Behrsin | April 02, 2008
March 21, 2008Wired NewsRyan Singel"The analysis found that from January 2005 to September 2007 AT&T, Sprint and Verizon PAC donations favored legislators who subsequently voted in March 2008 to help the companies escape their legal woes."
Pamela Behrsin | March 14, 2008
March 7, 2008 - "Groups that opposed a mental health parity bill that passed the House Wednesday gave five times the amount of campaign contributions to lawmakers than proponents over the past two years, according to data from MapLight.org, a nonprofit organization that tracks campaign money and members' votes...
admin | January 16, 2008
January 16, 2008 - Lawmakers' votes aligned with campaign dollars on the mine safety bill passed today (HR 2768, the S-Miner Act).Supporters--primarily mining and manufacturing unions--gave an average of nine times more to legislators who voted Yes, compared to legislators who voted No.
Dan Newman | May 23, 2007
$8 Million in Campaign Contributions Paves the Way for $4.6 Billion in Loan FeesReport links Payday Loan Industry Campaign Contributions to Regulatory Legislation in State LegislaturesMay 24, 2007 - In a report released today, MAPLight.org, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research group, found that the payday lending industry has dramatically increased its state campaign contributions over the last eight years...