Saturday, May 19, 2018

Mega-donors back Nikki Haley fund

https://www.postandcourier.com/politics/mega-donors-gave-k-boost-to-haley-s-great-day/article_9bce06de-5854-5044-96c3-a2fac35d6a54.html

 

Adelson and Koch Brothers are putting big money into South Carolina Republican primary races for State Senate.

 

Charlie Cooper

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Get Money Out – Maryland (GMOM)

 “We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” – Louis Brandeis

 

 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Mulvaney: "Bankers should pay up to talk to Congress"

http://www.newsweek.com/mick-mulvaney-warns-bankers-i-only-spoke-lobbyists-who-paid-me-900303

 

Pres. Trumps’s budget direct AND interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau told a group of bankers that they have to pay up to get their way in Congress.

 

Charlie Cooper

H: 410-578-8291

M: 410-624-6095

Get Money Out – Maryland (GMOM)

 “We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” – Louis Brandeis

 

 

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

SCOTUS will hear Texas racial gerrymandering case

https://www.brennancenter.org/legal-work/perez-v-perry

 

U. S. District Court found 2 Texas districting plans to be unconstitutionally and unlawfully biased. State has appealed to Supreme Court and oral arguments will be heard on April 24, 2018.

 

Charlie Cooper

H: 410-578-8291

M: 410-624-6095

Get Money Out – Maryland (GMOM)

 “We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” – Louis Brandeis

 

 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

"End Citizens United" is undermining the money in politics movement

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/end-citizens-united-pac-campaign-finance-reform_us_570e5308e4b0ffa5937da409

 

This group mainly enriches fundraising operatives. It gives money to any Democratic candidate who will sign a questionnaire, regardless of their real record for campaign finance reform.

 

Charlie Cooper

H: 410-578-8291

M: 410-624-6095

Get Money Out – Maryland (GMOM)

 “We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.” – Louis Brandeis