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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 1 2014: Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio (L) and New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo attend a ceremony for the NFL Super Bowl Host CommitteePhoto by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images

Cuomo and de Blasio Aim to Help Dems, But Donations so Far are Underwhelming

Their campaigns say that donations and campaigning for Democratic candidates have increased since the late September cutoff.

New York Primary category in which blog post is published
DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawyer Celebrated as Democracy ‘Hero’ Gutted Campaign Finance Laws

From paving the way for super PACs to helping tech companies dodge disclosure rules, Democratic superlawyer Marc Elias has for years worked to empower Big Money political donors.

SLUDGE REPORT Primary category in which blog post is published

Pelosi Ignored Her Own Caucus on Voting Reform For Years, Allowing States to Restrict Access

House Democrats outside of leadership have repeatedly proposed legislation on early voting and vote-by-mail, but Speaker Pelosi and the other leaders never got on board.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Wall Street Ally Next In Line to Lead Committee Overseeing Derivatives

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) has been a reliable cosponsor for Republican bills to deregulate derivatives markets.