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Republican State Leadership Cmte: Contributors

1 Reynolds American $1,114,647 2 Blue Cross/Blue Shield $958,513 3 US Chamber of Commerce $615,995 5 Koch Industries $460,530 7 Wal-Mart Stores $417,259 14 Pfizer Inc $253,900 15 Altria Group $230,323
Opensecrets.org (Center for Responsive Politics)
added Nov 7, 2014 17:57
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Report: 2014 Saw Record Spending on Judicial Campaigns

Republican State Leadership Committee...spent millions on Supreme Court and lower court races in Illinois, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Missouri and Tennessee. The group, which had been involved to a lesser degree in past judicial races, launched it
National Law Journal
added Nov 7, 2014 17:54
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[Kentucky] For new Senate leader McConnell, a goal achieved

now poised to achieve his long-cherished goal: becoming Senate majority leader...In the Senate, McConnell helped win federal buyouts for tobacco farmers and has been the GOP's most relentless foe of efforts to limit campaign spending.
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 7, 2014 16:48
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California’s Tobacco Control Efforts Losing Steam, Finds UCSF Report

Reduced Spending Power of Anti-Tobacco Program, Resurgence of Tobacco Industry in State Politics, and Unregulated E-Cigarettes to Blame
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Nov 5, 2014 11:22
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California's pace slows in reducing smoking

state may no longer be the standard-bearer when it comes to antitobacco policy. The smoking declines are getting smaller, and political campaign contributions from the tobacco industry are getting bigger. These are the findings of a 300-page UCSF study th
San Francisco Chronicle
added Nov 5, 2014 11:21
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THE NEW POLITICS OF JUDICIAL ELECTIONS 2011–12 (PDF)

Top donors to the North Carolina Judicial Coalition, which was a major spender for television advertising in support of Justice Paul Newby, included Justice for All NC, the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco
The New Politics of Judicial Elections (Justice at Stake / The Brennan Center)
added Nov 3, 2014 14:44
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WALTER: Voting for judges serves democracy: Opposing view

The solution isn't bemoaning decades of leftist control, nor to put democracy on trial. The solution is a more open, engaging process with balanced information so people can make educated choices about what's best for their communities. That's why the Re
USA Today
added Nov 3, 2014 14:23
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[Missouri] EDITORIAL: Big money in judicial races corrupts courts: Our view

Republican State Leadership Committee dropped more than $260,000 into the election of a trial judge in Cole County, Mo...If the Republican challenger wins, he'll owe his election to...the parent of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco and other major corporations that a
USA Today
added Nov 3, 2014 14:13
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[California] LETTER: Governor, give back tobacco money ($$)

I urge Gov. Jerry Brown to return all the money that Philip Morris has given him directly and indirectly. He doesn’t need the support of convicted racketeers and a company whose products, when used as intended, kill thousands of people a year.
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Nov 1, 2014 18:50
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[California] WARWICK: Big Tobacco and Big Oil have no place in Berkeley politics

two committees, funded by Big Tobacco, Big Oil, and predatory lenders, have entered this local race in support of Tony Thurmond...“Keep CA Strong PAC,” has received a total of $250,000 from an oil producers’ group called the California Independent Petrole
Berkeleyside
added Nov 1, 2014 18:15
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