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Cash is king as democracy dies

Candidates must spend huge sums to get elected, and once they do, well-funded interests spend huge sums to influence how they vote. Campaign finance laws are being struck down, and money is rushing into outside groups that don’t have to…

Dirty Money, Dirty Water

Polluters buy influence in North Carolina judicial elections By Billy Corriher and Sean Wright North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed a bill on August 12, 2013, that created a voter ID requirement, cut early voting, ended same-day voter registration, and eliminated…