Center for Responsive Politics

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2012

    Sean Duffy, Real World Alum and Wisconsin Congressman, Stops in San Francisco

    It's a bit disappointing that Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy doesn't campaign more on his experience as a Real World: Boston housemate. Surely, living in a lavish house with six other narcissistic strangers holding diametrically opposed world views as camera crews capture every moment is ideal pre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Guess Which SF Neighborhood Has Been Most Generous to President Obama

    President Barack Obama swung through the Bay Area last week like a college kid driving home for the weekend to do laundry. His stops hovered in the south Bay, in San Jose, Redwood City, and Atherton, where he held a rally and hosted the typical Expensive Dinners for Wealthy People. Obviously, Oba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Ron Paul Counts Bay Area Tech Companies Among Top Donors

    This week Republican presidential cult favorite Ron Paul will campaign through California, with stops at well-known party school Chico State, as well as UCLA, and Berkeley. While the venues reflect Paul's solid and passionate base among college kids, a closer look at Paul's donor list shows that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein Are Stinking Rich

    ​Here is something that might inspire the dwindling Occupiers to return to their tents: While our very own Nancy Pelosi was pushing to extend unemployment  benefits that will, ideally, keep Spam on the tables of the 99 percent -- and provide a boatload of jobs! -- the San Francisco Democrat h ... More >>

  • News

    April 30, 2008

    Party Crashers 08

    Ralph Nader and running mate Matt Gonzalez are looking to make a difference in the upcoming presidential election. Early polling suggests they just might.

  • News

    July 27, 2005

    Muscle & Fitness for Office

    Did a multimillion-dollar deal with bodybuilding magazines sour you on the Schwarzenegger? Take quiz, find out.

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    The World According to Bechtel

    There are well-connected companies. Then there's Bechtel.

  • News

    June 18, 2003

    It's a Bechtel World

    Think that a $680 million Iraq contract is a big deal? You don't know Bechtel.

  • News

    December 15, 1999

    An Endowed Chair

    Sen. John McCain's push for campaign-finance reform has helped his presidential bid. Donations from special interests haven't hurt, either.

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