Money Becoming Ever More Important in State Supreme Court Races

Record-breaking money is now being spent on state Supreme Court races across the country. That’s led court-watchers and advocates of independent jurisprudence to worry aloud whether all this money is undermining courts seen as the last word in state law disputes and a check on the executive and legislative branches of state government.

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Aide Says Ex-Kentucky Speaker Paid Hush Money With Donor Funds

The communications director for former Kentucky House Speaker Jeff Hoover claims in a lawsuit filed Monday that she was effectively fired after disclosing a secret settlement between Hoover and a sexual harassment accuser paid for with campaign donor money.

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GOP Senate Campaign Committee Severes Ties With Roy Moore

The Republican Party’s Senatorial Committee on Friday pulled out of its fundraising agreement with Alabama Senate Candidate Roy Moore after published reports he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl when was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney.

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