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The Miami Herald
Arkansas GOP files complaint over Witt yard signs
Democratic congressional hopeful James Lee Witt's campaign says it's removing or properly labeling a batch of yard signs that didn't have the proper disclaimers on them after state Republicans complained about them to the Federal Election Commission.
Biden Fundraising for Democrats at Unofficial Meet-And-Greets
Vice President Joe Biden has conducted a series of closed-door fundraising events for Democratic House candidates that aren't listed on his public schedule, Politico reported .
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Pa. ban on political contributions enjoined; ruling faces criticism
Pennsylvania's law barring corporations and associations from making political contributions, which had been in direct conflict with Citizens United v.
Mary Landrieu plane ad claims senator 'lives like a movie star'
The organization Keep Louisiana Working is launching a digital ad campaign to remind voters that Landrieu used Senate funds on campaign flights.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Jackson Jr.'s political fund fined nearly $18,000 for missing reports
Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi Jackson depart after their sentencing hearing Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, D.C. Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife Sandi Jackson depart after their sentencing hearing Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse in Washington, D.C.
Sen. Warren disavows PAC urging run for president
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday issued a "formal disavowal" of a new political organization urging her to run for president in 2016.
Ky Gop files complaint against Lundergan-Grimes
The Republican Party of Kentucky has submitted a complaint to the Federal Election Commission alleging Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes accepted prohibited campaign donations from her father's company.
Local campaign contributions favored Sen. Cochran
Golden Triangle residents contributed almost $70,000 to this year's hotly contested campaign between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel in the Republican primary and run-off for Senate.
Kansas City InfoZine
CREW Sues Federal Election Commission for Failing to Enforce Federal Election Act
Groups that spend more than $1,000 a year on expenditures and whose major purpose is electing federal candidates must register with the FEC as political committees.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Tom Steyer's super PAC haul for July: $500,000
In all, Steyer's NextGen Climate Action PAC has raised about $18.3 million this year, according to Federal Election Commission filings.
The Wall Street Journal
Democratic Committees Bested GOP in July Fundraising
Democratic fundraising committees fared better across the board than their Republican counterparts last month in fundraising, despite indications that Democrats will face tougher elections come November.
Courthouse News Service
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington sued the Federal Election Commission in Federal Court, challenging the FEC dismissal of administrative complaints against the American Action Network and Americans for Job Security, regarding disclosure requirements for political committees.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Mitch McConnell Treats Executive to Breakfast in Capitol; Big Donation Follows
Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote $10,000 worth of checks to help fund McConnell's political operation.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Ballot Access News
Court Send Libertarian and Republican Campaign Finance Cases to All...
Court Send Libertarian and Republican Campaign Finance Cases to All the Judges of the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit On August 19, U.S. District Court Judge Christopher Cooper, an Obama appointee, issued a procedural ruling in Rufer v Federal Election Commission, and Republican National Committee v FEC.
New York Post
Outraged teachers tell Uft Pac: Count us out
The UFT will pay a heavy price for sponsoring the Rev. Al Sharpton's anti-cop rally on Staten Island - as a growing number of teachers vow to cancel their contributions to the union's political action committee.
New Book Exposes the Death of Campaign Finance Reform
Newswise - ATLANTA- The U.S. Supreme Court's many attacks on campaign finance reform have turned democracy into a system that favors the wealthy and marginalizes ordinary citizens, Georgia State University College of Law Associate Professor Tim Kuhner writes in his new book, "Capitalism v.
The Grimes family discount
Alison Lundergan Grimes has barnstormed Kentucky in her 45-foot-long campaign bus, rolling up to raucous rallies and posing for photos next to the vehicle bearing an oversized image of the Democratic Senate hopeful.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The News Tribune
Amanda Curtis won't get fundraising jump-start
Walsh, who dropped out of the race earlier this month, can only give the legal limit of $2,000 to his replacement candidate's campaign, according to Federal Election Commission rules.
Donations Pour in After Scalise Elected House GOP Whip
It didn't take long for Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise to find new financial backers after he was elected as House Republican whip in June, with $101,000 of the $257,600 raised between July 1 and Aug. 2 coming from PACs that had not given to his previous campaigns.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Jurors picked for ex-Gov. Rowland trial
Jurors have been selected for the trial of former Gov. John G. Rowland on federal charges that he tried to create secret consultant roles with two congressional campaigns.