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Nicholas Confessore

Nicholas Confessore appears in the following:

SCOTUS Rules for Big Donors

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Nicholas Confessore, politics reporter for the New York Times covering lobbying and campaign finance, explains the details of yesterday's Supreme Court ruling that struck down some limits on federal campaign finance donations, and what it means for the influence of large donors in politics.

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Is the I.R.S. Vindictive or Overwhelmed?

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

The Cincinatti field office of the IRS targeted Tea Party groups for extra scrutiny -- but did they do so unfairly, or because they were overwhelmed in their efforts to manage applications for tax exempt status? Susan Page, Washington bureau chief at USA Today and Nicholas Confessore, politics reporter for the New York Times covering lobbying and campaign finance discuss the story and the details about how the IRS manages 501(c)(4) "social welfare" groups.

 

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OFA and Obama's Big Money

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

The Obama campaign operation has turned into a big-money PAC. Nicholas Confessore, politics reporter covering lobbying and campaign finance for The New York Times, discusses Organizing for Action and how it's using large donors to lobby around 2nd-term policy issues like gun control.

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Wall Street Campaign Money

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Mitt Romney has raised more money from New York than any other state. Anna Sale, It's A Free Country politics reporter, looks at Mitt Romney's fundraising in New York, including his visit to the city last night. Plus Nicholas Confessorre, politics reporter for The New York Times, discusses how Barack Obama is also turning to Wall Street for election cash.

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Albany on Trial

Friday, November 06, 2009

From the Albany Bureau at the New York Times, reporter Nicholas Confessore discusses what the Joe Bruno trial says about how business is conducted in Albany.

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The Other Albany Scandal

Monday, August 06, 2007

While Albany is consumed with whether aides to Governor Spitzer tried to smear Joseph Bruno another scandal is quietly unfolding. Some are concerned that Empire Zones, areas once designated as needing jobs and investment, are evolving into a pork barrel scam. Nicholas Confessore, Albany Bureau New York Times Reporter, weighs ...

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