Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Federal Election Commission News

News on Federal Election Commission continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

18 hrs ago | 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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

Yesterday | News Max

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 .

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Joe Biden, Financial Services, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene, Republican, Representative Michael Grimm

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Post-gazette.com

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Financial Services

NOLA.com

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Financial Services

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Chicago Tribune

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Jesse Jackson, Democrat, Financial Services

Boston Herald

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US Senate, Financial Services, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Massachusetts, Hillary Clinton, Opinion

WAVE-TV Louisville

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

Commercial Dispatch

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Starkville, MS, West Point, MS, Financial Services, Columbus, MS, Sturgis, MS

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Washington Examiner

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services, Auburn, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, Financial Services

Courthouse News Service

Political Money

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Journal

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Financial Services

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Financial Services

Newswise

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Supreme Court, Georgia State University, Financial Services

Politico

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Financial Services

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Montana

News Max

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise, Eric Cantor, 9, Financial Services, us Travel, Travel

Thu Aug 14, 2014

WTNH

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

•••
•••
•••
•••

Ashburn Jobs

•••
•••
•••
•••