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FEC: Biden fined for 2008 presidential campaign violations

July 17, 2010 politisite 0

The Federal Election Commission has penalized Vice President Joe Biden’s 2008 presidential campaign $219,000 for accepting over-the-limit contributions and a deeply discounted flight on a private jet owned by an embattled New York hedge fund, as well as for sloppy record-keeping. Biden’s campaign has indicated to the FEC that it will pay the penalty to the U.S. Treasury to resolve the campaign finance compliance issues, which were revealed in an […]

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Report: Media Bias is more of a problem than Big contributions in Politics

April 7, 2010 politisite 0

Fifty-five percent (55%) of U.S. voters continue to think that media bias is a bigger problem in politics today than big campaign contributions, identical to the finding in August 2008. Thirty-two percent (32%) say big contributions are the bigger problem, but that’s down four points from the previous survey. Thirteen percent (13%) more are not sure. Thirty-eight percent (38%) of voters say they are more likely to contribute time or […]

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Sex, Violence and Hate Speech: Top 10 Attacks on Conservative Women

March 15, 2010 politisite 0

March is Women’s History Month, in which we acknowledge the accomplishments and contributions of women in history and in society today. But for a select group of women – conservative women – their accomplishments and contributions are rarely celebrated but often demeaned and mocked in sexist – and crassly sexual – ways. The Culture & Media Institute looked back at what the media had to say over the past year […]