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Despite Calls for Transparency, Taxpayer Supported Organizers Refuse to Disclose Funders Until after Party Conventions

The Democratic and Republican national conventions will take place later this month, but as the attention shifts to issues like possible vice presidential picks and weekend entertainment and theatrics, some are asking, “Who is paying for these conventions?” Thus far, however, the organizers for … Continue reading

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An Independent’s Case Against Open Primaries

There is little doubt that the major national parties have, on the whole, behaved atrociously this election season. On the Republican side, there have been loyalty pledges, insubstantial RNC-arranged debates, and conversations about rule changes designed to thwart specific candidates. But the Democratic … Continue reading

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