By Randall Holcombe | Wednesday November 16, 2016 at 8:56 AM PDT | Comments Off on Money in Politics
We’ve heard the complaints about how money influences politics, but the recent presidential election shows that money doesn’t always Trump voter preferences. Before the primary elections, Jeb Bush had raised far more money and received more support from major Republican figures than other Republicans in the race; yet he was one of the earlier...
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Tags: campaign contributions, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Elections, First Amendment, freedom of speech, Politics
By Randall Holcombe | Thursday January 28, 2010 at 3:14 PM PDT | 5 Comments
I’ve commented before on the explicitly liberal (in the contemporary sense of the word) turn that Newsweek magazine has recently taken. While I’ve always viewed the magazine as having a liberal bias, until recently it came across as liberal reporters attempting to present the facts. Now they’ve quit reporting the news (because it’s so...
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Tags: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Civil Liberties, Elections, First Amendment, Integrity, Jonathan Alter, Law, liberal bias, Media, Newsweek, Politics, Regulation, Stuart Taylor Jr., Supreme Court, Washington Post