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How Citizens United is — and isn’t — to blame for the dark money President Obama hates so much

CU, later.

Republicans, Twitter and the brave new world of campaign/outside group coordination

What CNN's scoop about Twitter coordination means.

The dawn of a new age: Outside groups have outspent campaigns in most key 2014 races

Welcome to the brave new world.

Ballot initiative campaigns attract major spending

Corporations and some of the wealthiest Americans have spent more than $1 billion in just 11 states.

House Republicans’ piecemeal funding proposals — in one graphic

The measures would account for about a third of what it would take to completely reopen the government.

Why the debate over tax revenue isn’t over

The debate over increasing tax revenue has persisted in the weeks following the deal to avert the "fiscal cliff." That's good and bad news for both Republicans and Democrats.

The growing debate over whether Washington has a ‘spending problem’

Some Democrats don't think Washington has a spending problem, while others say it does. Adopting the former position is a politically risky proposition.

  • Sean Sullivan and Aaron Blake
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  • Feb 15, 2013

The most expensive votes of 2012, in one chart

Reps. Allen West (R-Fla.) and Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) each spent more than $100 per vote.

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