From the daily archives: Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Yesterday we discussed the primary reason Kasich and his pals worked so hard to oust Kevin DeWine as Chairman of the Ohio Republican Party…


Controlling the party means controlling the distribution of party money; money from big donors that can be funneled back to individual candidates (or to friends in the form of contracts, as we’ll discuss soon). It’s a backdoor way of circumventing campaign finance limits and controlling it is a big deal.

Once a donor hits the legal limit for how much he or she can contribute to a candidate, they can start giving to the […]

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