Campaign finance

The Supreme Court decision

Jan 21, 2010 By Paul Burka

The argument of the majority is that current law allows the government, in the form of the Federal Election Commission, to penalize certain kinds of political speech, and by doing so, Congress has violated the portion of the First Amendment that states, “Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom…

Tru Story

Apr 1, 1997 By Helen Thorpe

Why Texarkana’s Truman Arnold is in the thick of a scandal over Democratic fundraising.

The New Fat Cats

Nov 1, 1996 By Paul Burka

Meet the newest Texas fat cats - the well-heeled contributors financing political campaigns in and out of our state.