September 18, 2010: In today's weekly address, Presdident Obama spoke about the Citizens United decision, and the gaping loophole it has opened in campaign finance laws. He warned that 'shadow groups' were running deceptive attack ads through front organizations, with no requirement to disclose the source of their finances. Mr. Obama described the flood of right-wing special interest money in the current election cycle as a "power grab" by the Republicans.
On February 3, 2020, Iowa’s entire election tabulation machinery, including its backup system, suffered catastrophic failures that prevented the reporting of any results from the nation’s first presidential election contest. The blame game started almost immediately with fingers being pointed … Read More