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Let's scrap the income tax and the IRS

...both parties.Seeking favors is big business in Washington and the tax code is the biggest facilitator. The Center for Responsive Politics reported that the total lobbying expenditures in the Nation's Capital in 2012 was $3.3 billion and the...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-06-19/lets-scrap-income-tax-and-irs
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Senate hopeful returns $14,000 in contributions

...executives at that fundraiser, including Chairman Bill Allen and President Pete Leathard, according to The Center for Responsive Politics. Bundy said the remaining $2,000 came in July from Vice President Tom Corkran. Bundy said that while...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090606/sta_20060906011.shtml
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Outside group foots large part of bill for campaign to legalize pot

...organization has about 15,000 dues-paying members. One is Ohio billionaire Peter B. Lewis, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Lewis this year donated $485,000 to MPP, as well as $2.5 million to the anti-war, anti-Bush...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100804/sta_outside.shtml
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Report: Ties between coal-processing firm and Alaska's attorney general go deeper than stock

...40,000 payment that year from Thermo Ecotek Corp, a client, according to public records gathered by the Center for Responsive Politics. Thermo Ecotek invested about $68 million to develop and build a KFx plant in Wyoming in the late 1990s...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101104/sta_report.shtml
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Young's campaign amasses $2 million

...outside their home state, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Alaska's small population means there...interests than any other group, according to the Center for Responsive Politics database. Lawyers and lobbyists also are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/103006/sta_20061030019.shtml
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Some politicians wash their hands of VECO money

...Federal Election Commission and the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics. Donation totals: Here is a look at campaign...Larry Craig, R-Idaho: $200 Source: Center for Responsive Politics. At least some of that money came from the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100507/sta_20071005020.shtml
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Sen. Ted Stevens gives up contributions after Washington lobbyist pleads guilty

...Murkowski's campaign, according to the Center for Responsive Politics and campaign finance reports. The Stevens...17,000, about $6,000 more than the Center for Responsive Politics' total. Abramoff admitted in court Tuesday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010606/sta_20060106011.shtml
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Gov. Murkowski still has large Senate war chest

...allowed to keep the remaining $230,000 indefinitely, Steven Weiss, spokesman at the Washington-based Center for Responsive Politics, told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. The center tracks campaign laws and contributions. The governor...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020903/sta_murkowskimoney.shtml
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Knowles was tops in Senate fund-raising

...individuals, a category that provided about 60 percent of Murkowski's haul, according to an analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics, a Washington, D.C.-based nonpartisan organization that tracks campaign funding. Political interest...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032805/sta_20050328010.shtml
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Our environment should speak louder than lobbyists

...operate in the Arctic Ocean? It could have a lot to do with lobbying pressure. According to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics, between 2000 and 2006 Shell spent less than $100,000 per year for paid lobbyists on Capitol Hill. But...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-01-04/our-environment-should-speak-louder-l
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