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Harvard Prof Learns a Little Money Isn't Enough to Beat Big Money

Harvard Prof Learns a Little Money Isn't Enough to Beat Big Money

Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig just learned a lesson: It takes more than some money to win an election. It takes a lot of money. Earlier this year, Lessig announced the creation of MayDay, a super PAC that would take advantage of ... BusinessWeek, 1 week ago

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It shocks people, but it's important: Lawrence Lessig on the radical shift in American politics

Like that of improving education or protecting the environment, support for campaign finance reform is near-unanimous — just so long as the issue is being discussed on the most abstract level. Case in point: the recent poll of 12 battleground ...
 Salon2 weeks ago The Fix: People hate politics. So why is nobody talking about campaign finance reform?  Washington Post3 weeks ago People hate politics. So why is nobody talking about campaign finance reform?  Washington Post3 weeks ago Campaign Finance Reformers Regroup With New Goal: To 'Win The Debate On Solutions'  Huffington Post1 month ago

Lessig's MAYDAY Reports Donations From Tech Magnates To Get Money Out Of Politics

The self-proclaimed super PAC to end all super PACs, MAYDAY has relied financially on tech moguls since it started its push to take money out of politics . The organization recently released a list of donorsthat gave more than $10,000, including ...
 TechCrunch1 month ago The Super PAC to End All Super PACs Is Backing These Candidates  Time1 month ago The super PAC to end super PACs leaps into New Hampshire and Iowa  Washington Post1 month ago The techies are jumping into the super PAC game … to fight super PACs  Washington Post2 months ago

Raising Big Money to Fight Big Money?

In the latest of many enthusiastic National Public Radio reports on Professor Lawrence Lessig and his efforts to remove money from politics, Lessig outlines big plans: In 2016, we want to raise a substantially larger amount of money - could be ...
 Cato Institute1 month ago Episode 558: Spending Big Money To Fight Big Money  NPR1 month ago Money in Politics: Rising in Intensity as a 2014 Election Issue  Huffington Post1 month ago Yet another super PAC is using big money to take on big money  Washington Post1 month ago

Larry Lessig defends six-figure gift to campaign finance reform opponents, citing 'common ground'

Larry Lessig Eccentric law professor Larry Lessig didn't just light money on fire in his hopeless effort to help former state Sen. Jim Rubens win New Hampshire's GOP Senate primary on Tuesday. He also laid down with some very mangy dogs in order to ...
 Daily Kos3 days ago
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Spending voting MayDays wasted money

Advocates of laws that restrict political spending (and, therefore, speech) say MayDay was simply outspent. Lessig himself made this point in a blog post after the primary. But he also stumbled
 Big News Network6 days ago Mayday PAC in New Hampshire: lessons learned (NH-Sen). UPDATED  Daily Kos1 week ago Mayday PAC Candidate Jim Rubens Loses Primary to Scott Brown  Crowdfund Insider1 week ago What's Eating Lawrence Lessig? Mayday PAC's early reviews are in, and they're not good.  Daily Kos2 weeks ago
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Brown demands PAC cease lobbyist claim

Scott Brown is demanding Harvard University professor Lawrence Lessig cease a Mayday PAC mailer calling him a "Washington lobbyist."Brown campaign manager Colin Reed sent a letter Sunday
 Big News Network1 week ago Scott Brown Campaign Issues Cease And Desist Letter To Harvard Prof  Daily Caller1 week ago Scott Brown campaign issues 'cease and desist' letter to Harvard prof  FOXNews.com1 week ago

Senator: Iowa veteran didn't earn Silver Star medal

The Silver Star medal. (Photo: Alan Lessig, Army Times) DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa veteran was erroneously presented with one of the nation's highest military honors by Sen. Tom Harkin after submitting inaccurate documentation, the senator ...
 WFMY News 21 week ago

Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

By Hugh Lessig, Daily Press (Newport News, Va.) McClatchy-Tribune Information Services Aug. 31 --Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the Navy's newest submarine Saturday in a ceremony that will more than mark a construction milestone. It will ...
 Insurance News Net2 weeks ago

Meet Mayday PAC's latest RWNJ endorsee: Walter Jones (R; NC-03)

Lawrence Lessig's Mayday PAC (to end all PACs) has come out with its latest crazy Republican endorsement: the incumbent in the race for the NC-03 House seat, Walter Jones. Never heard of him? Sure you have: Jones drew national attention in 2003 ...
 Daily Kos1 month ago NC's Window Onto Mayday PAC: White, Male, and Definitely Not Republican  Daily Kos2 months ago
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