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The latest campaign finance reports, filed Monday, show an avalanche of cash pouring through campaigns. Political action committees are assembling war chests. Given the streak of public pessimism about politics evidenced in the Common Cause poll, the public needs to know who is giving what to whom ...
The campaign finance documents for the Friends of David Shuck specific-purpose committee show the candidate taking in $4,865 in political contributions. That makes him the second-highest fundraiser in the school board races next to Place 1 candidate Brad Fritcher, who took a $15,000 contribution from ...

He began stepping up his federal contributions during the 2016 elections, and this year, has already spent close to the total he spent in that entire cycle. ... David Keating, a campaign finance expert who favors fewer restrictions on political spending, said the rise of donors like Mr. Uihlein and Mr. Steyer ...
The next campaign finance reporting deadline for candidates in Montana's primary races for the U.S. House and Senate seats is Sunday, April 15. The reports will reveal details about how the candidates are funding their campaigns, but we already know that, with a few exceptions, the front-runners are ...
The Ryan campaign, one of the most prolific and battle-tested finance juggernauts in politics, will decide how to hand off the keys to a war chest worth millions of dollars, a Republican strategist close to leadership circles told CNBC. Ryan's announcement that he won't seek another term comes after Team ...
As organizations fighting for electoral integrity and against corruption, Political Capital and TI already noted in 2013 that the campaign finance law paves the way for parties indifferent to the voters but very interested in state campaign subsidies. The predicted tsunami of fake parties happened.

The NRA offers one of the most prominent examples of how that this massive deregulation of campaign finance law has reshaped politics. ... dollars from the firearms industry," Spaulding said, but it's difficult to know exactly how much money the gun industry funnels into political campaigns through the NRA.
Former Utah AG John Swallow wants suit over campaign contributions tossed ... Jeremy Johnson in 2015 for allegedly breaking a campaign finance law that bans the use of so-called straw donors to bankroll campaigns — said the regulation at issue is the permissible exercise of the FEC's broad authority.
Gerrymandering — the drawing of electoral maps to favor one political party — has been front and center in Pennsylvania politics for weeks after the state ... Wolf also called for campaign finance reform, such as limiting contributions to candidates, placing restrictions on political action committees, and ...
That is because the group, named for the first three digits of pi, is taking advantage of a widely used and controversial campaign finance apparatus: a ... for the first time, money from the nonprofit will be used to buy political ads that help candidates who are often scientists running their inaugural campaigns.
State campaign finance records show Dombrowski and two companies he controls made the campaign contributions on March 21. That's the same day McCarthy told the Chicago Tribune in an exclusive interview that he would run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who fired him as the city's top cop in 2015.
Jim Renacci failed to disclose nearly $50,000 in political contributions while registered as a Washington lobbyist starting in the late 2000s, according to an Associated Press ... 31, 2008, when he'd given two $2,300 contributions and a $12,500 contribution to campaign funds supporting Arizona U.S. Sen.
The rating comes as supporters of campaign finance reform are renewing efforts to amend the Oregon Constitution to allow such limits. Oregon, Alabama ... David Delk, chair of the Oregon Progressive Party, says unlimited political contributions can reduce voters' faith in the democratic process. The Oregon ...
Weber, who is running for re-election this year, also didn't report by the required deadline contributions her campaign committee made to other political groups: $34,000 to the California Democratic Party; $2,000 to Assemblyman Sebastian Ridley-Thomas, a Los Angeles Democrat who resigned in ...
"There have been no contributions requested, submitted or received from any public officials," he said. "Our campaign welcomes support from everyone in this district, but Dr. Joyce is running his own race and running his own campaign. Dr. Joyce is not encumbered by any political caucus or outside interest ...
Government watchdog Common Cause files complaints accusing political consulting firm Cambridge Analytics of violating U.S. election law by having ... "We are a nation of laws and our campaign finance laws must be enforced by the FEC and the Justice Department in order to safeguard the integrity of ...
Trump Organization lawyer Michael Cohen's $130,000 payout to adult actress Stormy Daniels for her silence over an alleged affair with President Donald Trump violated election law, according to a former top U.S. election official. During an interview on 60 Minutes with Anderson Cooper Sunday, ...

"There have been no contributions requested, submitted or received from any public officials," he said. "Our campaign welcomes support from everyone in this district, but Dr. Joyce is running his own race and running his own campaign. Dr. Joyce is not encumbered by any political caucus or outside interest ...
The complaint says Remember Mississippi violated its certification as a super PAC by organizing and funding three campaign events that constituted "unreported and excessive in-kind contributions" to McDaniel. It said the events were fish fries in March 9 in Tupelo and March 10 Ellisville and a gathering ...
Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams is under investigation by a grand jury for how his office handled several campaign finance complaints, the Denver District Attorney's Office has confirmed. In an election year, the investigation is unavoidably tinged with political appearances, as the Republican ...
The group launched a national "Fix Politics Now" campaign last week in Philadelphia, urging congressional candidates to support measures including ... increased disclosure of political contributions and expenditures, banning lobbyists from contributing to or bundling for congressional campaigns and ...
Local Republicans won't have to reorganize because the party, unlike its liberal counterpart, is not a political action committee, he said. Now that the county Democrats aren't either, the organization won't be allowed to make campaign contributions. Once the state finishes looking into the complaint against ...
Lawmakers continue to debate major changes to political money regulations as part of a year-end spending package, despite opposition from numerous congressional Democrats and campaign finance watchdog groups. Even with congressional primaries already underway, the proposals could play out in ...


 

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