PostPartisan: finance

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 04/02/2014

The Insiders: On campaign finance, the Supreme Court should do more

Our campaign finance system is doing a great disservice to the country, but not in the way the usual whiners suggest.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:26 PM ET, 04/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign contributions, campaign finance, Congress, Democrats, Supreme Court, The Insiders

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 10/09/2013

The Insiders: Campaign finance charade enters Supreme Court

The Supreme Court should acknowledge the obvious and remove campaign contribution restrictions.

By Ed Rogers  |  09:20 AM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign finance, McCutheon v. FEC, Supreme Court, The Insiders

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 10/07/2013

The Insiders: It’s time to end campaign contribution limits

I hope the Supreme Court will be able to do what others have not been able to do and eliminate contribution limits on what parties and campaigns can accept.

By Ed Rogers  |  04:01 PM ET, 10/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign finance, contribution limits, elections, Supreme Court, The Insiders

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 05/28/2013

The Insiders: Gathering "political intelligence" is no scandal

The gathering of "political intelligence" is not a scandal. Policy-makers should be meeting with all affected parties and seeking their input.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:34 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, finance, lobbyists, political intelligence, The Insiders

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 03/26/2013

More money for downballot elections, please

One effort to divert those huge new flows of money to where it can do more good. Maybe it will start a trend.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:31 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign finance, democratic party, howard dean

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 02/14/2013

The Insiders: Jack Lew hurts the economy

Jack Lew will be confirmed as U.S. Treasury Secretary, but he is not the economic leader we need right now.

By Ed Rogers  |  08:51 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, economy, finance, Jack Lew, jeff sessions, The Insiders, Treasury Secretary

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 06/25/2012

Mitt Romney, Bain Capital and a ‘profit-first’ presidency

What three articles reveal about the Republican candidate’s priorities.

By James Downie  |  10:45 AM ET, 06/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, 2012 election, campaign finance