Stories by Jie Chen

Jie Chen is university statistician at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. subscribe to Jie Chen's feed

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When the 1 percent funds national campaigns, the reality of populism is in question.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Democratic leaders are full-fledged players in the national surveillance state, right along with Republicans.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

One campaign funded largely by the super-rich lost to another funded by same, and money mattered big-time in House elections.

Posted on: Nov 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Since October 17, the big GOP Superpacs appear to be outspending Priorities USA on media by at least three to one.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

FEC confirms that key data has disappeared from its files. Time to fix this problem.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The FEC should admit the truth: Files on big money contributions went missing on its watch.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Top money and politics researchers discover that the FEC is quietly deleting information on fat-cat funders.