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Repealing the Johnson Amendment would be a mistake

Among the scams and deceptions hidden in the Republican “tax reform” bill at least one is of prime constitutional importance. The reformers, pushed by Donald Trump and led by the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, have a little Christmas present – one indeed clothed in holy rhetoric. Its gist is to abolish […]

Outgoing council president McLaughlin reflects on career

Photo: Will Waldron, Albany Times Union Albany Democratic mayoral candidate Carolyn McLaughlin enters the Creighton Storey Apartments polling station to vote in the primary on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Albany, N.Y. The Albany Common Council President is in a three-way battle with Mayor Kathy Sheehan and City Common Councilman Frank Commisso Jr. (Will Waldron/Times Union) less […]

State cites Berkshire Senate candidate for campaign finance flubs

BOSTON — A Berkshire County lawyer who ran for Massachusetts Senate failed to fully comply with campaign finance law during the 2016 Democratic primary, according to a state agency. Andrea Harrington ran for Senate in the Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden District, and lost in a three-way primary to Adam G. Hinds of Pittsfield, who prevailed in […]

East Cooper candidate using Enigma LLCs to support his Statehouse race — but it’s not illegal | Palmetto Politics

Throughout his political career, current Statehouse candidate Mark Smith of Mount Pleasant has liked to list on campaign disclosure reports that he didn’t throw any of his own money into his races. But campaign disclosure reports covering his time as a Mount Pleasant town councilman show he received donations from several limited liability companies he […]

Indialantic resident to lead Democratic Women’s Club of Florida

Indialantic resident Patricia Farley is the new president of the Democratic Women’s Club of Indialantic.(Photo: PROVIDED PHOTO) Indialantic resident Patricia Farley has been elected president of the Democratic Women’s Club of Florida. And she says she has big plans for the organization in an effort to get more Democrats in elected office in Florida. Among her […]