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  • Letter: Campaign finance system needs repair

    In 2010, the Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission (FEC) decision not only removed limitations on corporate spending in federal elections, it also eliminated the requirement placed on candidates to disclose their sources of funding to the public. Total spending for the 2012 election cycle exceeded all estimates at $7 billion, according to FEC Chair Ellen Weintraub. That kind of money can only be acquired from the wealthiest of donors.
  • City expands campaign finance rules

    Campaign finance rules that govern regular city elections are now in place for a special election in June to replace Councilman Frank Quintero, following a unanimous City Council vote Tuesday. The council needed to clean up the regulations, which didn&...

    President Obama to visit DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday

    President Obama to visit DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday
    President Obama will visit the Glendale campus of DreamWorks Animation SKG next week during a trip to Los Angeles, according to the Los Angeles Times. Obama will tour the site and make a speech to the company's employees, the White House confirmed...

    Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul

    Glendale elections: Latest filings show ongoing campaign haul
    In the 12 days before the April 2 election, Councilman Zareh Sinanyan ran from fundraiser to fundraiser, bolstering his campaign war chest. Even though he canceled three fundraisers, he raised more than $18,000 in the roughly two week stretch, boosting...

    Portantino's race for 25th district starts

    Portantino's race for 25th district starts
    Former Assemblyman Anthony Portantino has only been home from Sacramento for six months, but the La Cañada Flintridge resident is already gearing up for his next shot at office — the State Senate seat in the 25th district. That seat, currently...