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Just Another Day in Special Interest Fundraising Paradise for GOP Freshman

With much of the country (and surely many of their own constituents) suffering in a tough economy, the class of 2010 jets off to Florida to raise big money. CBS News reported this morning on a group 12 Republican freshman House members taking a nice little trip down to paradise to raise campaign cash from special interest lobbyists.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and Election 2012: The Year of the Billionaire?

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from January 20 through March 9, 2012.

Room For Lobbyists in Romney Campaign

Public Campaign Action Fund's David Donnelly was in The New York Times this weekend discussing the prevelance of lobbyists in the campaign of GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and the One Percent of the One Percent

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from December 12 through December 16, 2011.

Faith Leader Calls Out Influence of Big Money, Lobbyists

Last Friday, after a week of marching, attempting to meet with their Congressperson, and camping out on the Mall as part of the Labor Movement's The 99% Take Back the Capitol, a prayer vigil, organized by Faith Advocates for Jobs, was held in front of the capitol and attended by more than 1,000 people from around the country.

NEW REPORT: For Hire: Lobbyists or the 99%?

Public Campaign released a new report, For Hire: Lobbyists or the 99%, which shows how corporations, by paying huge amounts of money for Washington, D.C. lobbyists, are able to pay little, if any taxes.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and How the GOP House Will Stop at Nothing to Further Empower Special Interests

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from November 21 through December 2, 2011.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and the Pay-to-play D.C. Culture from the Preeminent Expert in the Field

A recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from October 31 through November 4, 2011.

"…the system hasn’t been cleaned up at all" -Jack Abramoff

These quotes from Abramoff that will air on 60 Minutes, obtained by Politico, speak for themselves.

The Chronicles of Money, Politics, and Occupying the Week

Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from October 11 through October 14, 2011.