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Campaign Spending

State Senator Ron Calderon (left), State Senator Roderick Wright (right) and State Senator Leland Yee (not pictured) were suspended by the state Senate. (credit: senate.ca.gov)

Lawmaker Scandals Prompt Ethics Bills From Senate Democrats

Stung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the leader of the state Senate and other Democratic lawmakers are seeking tighter rules on lawmakers and lobbyists.

03/06/2014

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Show Me The Money! Meg Whitman Outspends Jerry Brown $140M To $10.7M

Republican Meg Whitman has spent more than $140 million so far on her campaign for California governor, nearly $40 million of it during the last three months, she reported Tuesday.

10/05/2010

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LA Controller Joins Push To Cap Campaign Spending

Wendy Greuel is set to join state officials from around the U.S. to help curb direct corporate funding of political campaigns and press corporations and other groups to disclose all their donors.

10/04/2010