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Buy the Book?

As part of his run for the presidency, Ted Cruz published a book titled “A Time for Truth”. But according to a recent FEC filing, Cruz spent $122,250 of his campaign funds to buy up between 8,000 to 10,000 copies of the book. There are several things that are questionable about this tactic. First of […]


The Wringer

© Matt Wuerker No wonder nothing ever gets done in Congress. Raising money is their full-time job. And the cost of winning an election (yes, of course you can buy an election) has been skyrocketing: And that does not include spending by “outside independent groups” (PACs and SuperPACs). That spending now dwarfs actual campaign spending, […]