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California’s Top Political Watchdog Leaves With a Bang

October 25, 2013 | 4:00 pm

California’s Top Political Watchdog Leaves With a Bang

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Ann Ravel, fresh off several campaign finance victories, heads off to the Federal Election Commission.

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State Levies Fines in Epic Campaign Money-Laundering Case

October 24, 2013 | 12:15 pm

State Levies Fines in Epic Campaign Money-Laundering Case

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Political watchdog imposes $1 million penalty and tries to seize $15 million in illegal donations.

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Following the Money, Obama Returns to Bay Area in June

May 20, 2013 | 3:52 pm

Following the Money, Obama Returns to Bay Area in June

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President Barack Obama is returning yet again to the Bay Area in early June to raise money for Democrats in the U.S. Senate, according to party officials. He was last here in April, when he attendedĀ  Democratic fundraisers in San Francisco and on the Peninsula. Obama will be attending fundraising events on June 6 in […]

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Oakland City Council Approves Campaign Sunlight Ordinance

March 5, 2013 | 3:48 pm

Oakland City Council Approves Campaign Sunlight Ordinance

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Update: The Oakland City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to require all local candidates and committees to file their campaign finance reports online. The ordinance goes into effect immediately. The bill’s sponsor, Councilwoman Libby Schaff, says it will increase political transparency and save the city money. City Attorney Barbara Parker and City Clerk Latonda Simmons […]

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