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A Third Party Trying To Crash The Beto O’Rourke And Ted Cruz Race Is Actually A For-Profit Corporation

Posted on · Launched in March, the party bills itself as a movement aimed at toppling the two-party system controlling state politics, but it's a for-profit company that got millions in start-up dollars from investors. Will its founder-turned-candidate get enough signatures to get on the ballot with Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke?

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From Treasury Bills To Amazon Stocks, Investments Make Up A Big Part Of Texas Political Campaign Spending

Posted on · A handful of elected officials used more than $28 million from their campaign accounts for investments, making it the second largest category of expenditures in the 2018 election cycle

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Texas Republicans Getting Almost 90 Percent Of Money Flowing Into State Elections

Posted on · Donors pumped a total of $67 million into state-level campaigns from the beginning of 2017 through Jan. 25, and a whopping $57 million of it, or about 86 percent, went to GOP candidates, according to a Texas Tribune analysis. Gov. Greg Abbott got nearly a third all the political money raised since the start of last year