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2013-06-25 08:31:59

Company to Provide Software Engineering Services, Operations and Maintenance for FEC's Electronic Filing (EF) System Support for the Federal Election Campaign Act FAIRFAX, Va., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security, cyber security, and federal civilian markets, today announced the award...

2013-04-24 20:22:54

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Please join the Center for Responsive Politics, the National Press Club Journalism Institute and veteran reporters and experts for this "Post-Election Payback" training. This training will showcase the latest datasets, tools and case studies to help reporters drill down and track the effects of campaign money on policy outcomes and on hiring decisions in Congress and in the new administration. (Logo:...

2012-12-27 12:21:13

NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is dismayed by today's New York Times op-ed article, available online, "Don't Let Pro-Israel Extremists Sink Chuck Hagel." The author is James Besser, a former Washington correspondent for the New York Jewish Week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) AJC Executive Director David Harris issued the following statement in response: This op-ed is so replete with glaring errors of omission and commission that it's...

2012-11-02 07:29:25

New Smartphone App Directs Voters to Nearest Polling Locations WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amid lingering concerns of lower voter turnout after Hurricane Sandy, particularly in the Northeastern part of the United States, the Coalition of Americans for Political Equality Political Action Committee (CAPE PAC) announced the release of a new get-out-the-vote (GOTV) mobile app which directs American voters to their nearest polling location. Voters can download the...

2012-09-28 10:22:28

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Americans for Political Equality PAC (CAPE PAC) has released a new video titled "Hypocrite" as part of their online campaign, "StopMr.Obama.com." The web video was released today and can be viewed at: http://youtu.be/2DsWQJuMY8w "Our new video focuses on President Obama's failure to lead. Unfortunately, President Obama basks in the spotlight, cozies up to celebrities, and puts campaigning, vacationing and golf before the...

2012-09-19 10:23:58

Emphasis on Stopping Mr. Obama WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition of Americans for Political Equality PAC (CAPE PAC) has announced that, 47 days before the November 6, 2012 elections, it will concentrate its online efforts on a voter sign-up campaign and on a new initiative called "Stop Mr. Obama." In its post-Labor day push, CAPE PAC is improving its online marketing strategy to support Republican candidates across the United States. The organization...

2012-08-30 02:24:43

DETROIT, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A coalition of public, union, and global institutional investors representing over $922 billion in plan assets today publicly called on Aetna to address the serious risks associated with corporate political spending and lobbying activities following the August 24 publication of the company's 2011 Political Contributions and Related Activity Report. (http://www.aetna.com/about-aetna-insurance/document-library/pac/2011-Aetna-PAC-annual-report.pdf) The...

2012-08-27 10:26:29

SEATTLE, Aug. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As presidential campaigns use technology to promote their candidates, influence opinion and win votes, technology is also being harnessed to help voters sort through all the political "spin." Created by former MIT students, the new Super PAC App "listens" to political TV ads and tells the user how much money was spent on the ad, as well as the organization that funded it. According to a Political.com poll, 77% of respondents would use the new...

2011-06-09 13:07:00

Total spending climbed by over $850,000 Private sector spending on lobbying still goes unreported CHICAGO, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local governments, transit agencies and other public bodies spent nearly $7.5 million in the last fiscal year on contracts with lobbyists hired to monitor and influence state officials, according to an annual survey conducted by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform (ICPR). ICPR utilized the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to gather...

2010-11-30 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American League of Lobbyists (ALL) today unveiled a new video about the lobbying profession, part of its ongoing education campaign about the role lobbyists play in shaping good public policy. "Lobbying: Your Constitutional Right," explains what constitutes lobbying and why it is essential to the democratic process. There are two-minute and six-minute versions of the video. "A lobbyist's role is to communicate about issues vital to...