Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Federal Election Commission News

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

7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Fundraiser Parlays Link to House Democrat Into Juggernaut

He doesn't advertise. He mostly stays out of newspapers. He doesn't use Twitter, and only has a skeletal website.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, James Clyburn, Democrat, Rob Miller (Robert Lauransom Miller), Republican, Representative Andre Carson, Financial Services, Drink, Coffee

16 hrs ago | The LookOut news

Carr Ahead of Lieu in Fundraising for Congressional Race

In the contest to replace U.S. Congressman and Democratic stalwart Henry Waxman, Republican attorney Elan Carr is attracting money from all over the country as he battles against Democrat and front-runner state Sen. Ted Lieu to represent the district that includes Santa Monica.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Santa Monica, CA, Financial Services

Yesterday | Switched

Koch-Backed Group Vastly Understated Its Election Spending

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity , which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. The 60 Plus Association - a nonprofit senior citizen advocacy group funded largely by billionaire businessmen Charles and David Koch's conservative political network - appears to have vastly ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Non-Profit, Financial Services, Tax

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Roll Call

Mini-Mega Donors Dominate Downtown Giving | K Street Files

Individual lobbyists typically do not reach into the highest levels of personal campaign contributions; that's an echelon billionaires dominate.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat

KFBB

CT man forms 'Draft Brian Schweitzer' group

A Connecticut man who says he was impressed with former Gov. Brian Schweitzer's speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission for a group called "Draft Brian Schweitzer PAC."

Comment?

Related Topix: US Governors, Brian Schweitzer, Financial Services, Wolcott, CT

Courthouse News Service

Socialist Candidate Loses Debate Exclusion Case

An Ohio Socialist excluded from televised candidate debates when he ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010 has no standing to bring claims against the Federal Election Commission, a federal judge ruled.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

The Honolulu Advertiser

Campaign cash flows in for leading candidates

Republican Charles Djou, the onetime U.S. House member, raised $48,925 during the July 1-20 period, more than any other candidate in the race, including the seven Democrats seeking the job, and has more money available than any of them.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Instapundit

Michigan Democrats Demand Investigation of Land Finances

"What kind of person forgets they have $2.9 million?" Lon Johnson, the chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, wondered aloud to reporters as he announced two election complaints were being filed against the Republicans' candidate for Senate, Terri Lynn Land.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, US Senate, Carl Levin, Michigan Government, Financial Services

Reality Blurred

FEC: candidates can be filmed, not paid, for reality TV

A Congressional candidate running as a Republican in New York City was approached about being filmed for an Esquire reality series, and asked the Federal Election Commission if he and his staff could appear and be paid for their appearances.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

Montclair Resident Completes Internship with NJ Congressman

During her time as a Congressional intern, Kass was responsible for taking constituents on tours of the Capitol, researching upcoming pieces of legislation, and constituent correspondence.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

MLive.com

Paul Mitchell outspends competitors; loans himself $1.9 million in...

With a sizable donation to his own campaign, Republican candidate Paul Mitchell is outspending his opponents in a bid to win Michigan's 4th congressional seat.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dave Camp, Financial Services, Midland, MI, Roscommon, MI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Switched

Michigan Dems File Complaints Regarding GOP Contender's Campaign Contributions

The Michigan Democratic Party filed complaints with the Federal Election Commission and the State of Michigan on Thursday over some questionable contributions made to GOP Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land's campaign.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Gary Peters, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Michigan, US Senate, Carl Levin, Michigan Government, Financial Services, Representative Gabrielle Giffords

The Miami Herald

Land amends report to change bank account's status

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land has amended her financial disclosure statement to change the status of a checking account her campaign says is the source of nearly $3 million she's given her campaign.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

Free Republic

FEC chair warns of chilling regulations, book ban on conservative publishers

The chairman of the Federal Election Commission today blasted Democratic colleagues opposed to his effort to protect conservative media after they imposed rules on the publisher of Rep. Paul Ryan's new book, opening the door to future book regulations -- or even a ban.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lucianne.com

FEC chair warns of chilling regulations,book ban on conservative publishers

The chairman of the Federal Election Commission today blasted Democratic colleagues opposed to his effort to protect conservative media after they imposed rules on the publisher of Rep. Paul RyanA s new book, opening the door to future book regulations -- or even a ban.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services

Free Republic

Californians Will Be Asked in November Ballot Whether They Want to Overturn Citizens United

California voters will have a chance in the November elections to vote on a ballot measure asking them if Congress should amend the U.S. Constitution to overturn Citizens United v.

Comment?

Related Topix: California, California Government, Financial Services, US News, US Supreme Court

Tue Jul 22, 2014

JD Supra

Last Week at the FEC: Opinion Requested on Credit Card Rewards...

Last week, the Federal Election Commission did not meet, but released two Advisory Opinion Requests and the results of several enforcement actions.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services, Real Estate, Opinion

News Max

Paul Ryan Question to FEC Hints of Possible White House Run

Rep. Paul Ryan plans to take a long bus ride during his coming campaign for Congress, but a recent request by the Ryan campaign to the Federal Election Commission has political watchers wondering whether the bus has scheduled a stop at the White House.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Republican, Paul Ryan, Financial Services

Cleveland.com

Lakewood City Council passes resolution declaring corporations are not people

One councilman, Shawn Juris, voted against the measure, saying he didn't think it was a solution to campaign finance spending issues.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lakewood, OH, US News, US Supreme Court, Financial Services

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Spectrum

Candidates financials come to light

Candidates financials come to light An overview of financials of District 4 candidates.

Comment?

Related Topix: Financial Services, Mesquite, NV, Bunkerville, NV

•••
•••
•••
•••

Seattle Jobs

•••
•••
•••
•••