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Duane Sand Still Raising Funds For His 2012 Primary Campaign, Runs Afoul Of FEC

Duane Sand Still Raising Funds For His 2012 Primary Campaign, Runs Afoul Of FEC

Duane Sand is the Republican politician who seems to be running for one federal office or another every single election cycle. He ran for the Senate in 2000, for the House in 2004 and 2008, and the Senate again in 2012. In that last cycle, Sand skipped the NDGOP’s endorsement convention and ran against fellow

Did The IRS Promote Anti-Tea Party Bully?

One of the narratives the Obama administration has developed to spin the IRS scandal is one in which the targeting of conservatives was an activity not sanctioned officially at the IRS and carried out by a few rogue employees. Undermining that narrative is, among other things, the fact that one of the IRS employees involved

Could The Supreme Court Strike Down Limits On Federal Campaign Contributions?

In the controversial Citizens United vs. FEC ruling, the Supreme Court struck down restrictions on corporate political spending, holding that political spending is a form of free speech. Now another case will come before the court challenging federal limits on giving political contributions. Note that the restriction in question isn’t the per-candidate limit, the but

North Dakota Democrats Introduce Raft Of Ethics Reforms Both Good And Bad

Last year the Fargo Forum took a bribe from the George Soros-funded Center for Public Integrity to help produce a study claiming North Dakota was one of the states in the nation most at-risk for corruption. How much did the Forum take? They’re not telling, but this ridiculous study also managed to conclude that the

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