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  • FCC Chief Tom Wheeler is five-sixths of a superhero

    By Marty Kaplan

    June 3, 2015 | 3:06 pm

    The last best hope to stop Big Money's rout of American democracy is a former trade group lobbyist who’s reluctant to stretch his spandex superhero suit too thin.

    Plutocrats have been on a roll for a while in the U.S., and campaign finance reform is in full retreat. Though...

  • Sherman has large cash advantage; Berman raised (and spent) more

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    April 17, 2012 | 1:57 pm

    According to data released this week by the Federal Election Commission (FEC), Reps. Howard Berman (D - Van Nuys) and Brad Sherman (D - Sherman Oaks) both raised significant amounts of money for their dueling campaigns for reelection in the 30th district.

    With just seven weeks...