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2 hrs ago | Roll Call
The FEC now has available for download a new edition of the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 11, Federal Elections , revised as of January 1, 2014.
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6 hrs ago | Politico
Two senior senators emerging as leaders of a rising bloc of strong-on-defense Democrats have joined forces to rake in tens of thousands of dollars from defense executives.
10 hrs ago | The Press-Enterprise
Incumbency and established fundraising are two of the most powerful advantages two Inland congressmen have over their challengers in the June 3 primary battle.
14 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press
Former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land maintained her financial lead on U.S. Rep. Gary Peters during the first three months of the year in the race for the state's open U.S. Senate seat.
15 hrs ago | Cato Institute
Contributions, independent expenditures, super PACs, electioneering communications - the terminology and regulations governing campaign finance are incomprehensible to the average voter.
Editor's note: While Al Novinec is on the ballot for the Republican primary in the 3rd Congressional District, he hasn't filed a statement of organization with the Federal Election Commission, nor has he filed any disclosure reports.
On April 2, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, which invalidated the federal aggregate limit on contributions by individuals to candidate campaigns and political committees as unconstitutional under the First Amendment.
Comcast has leaned heavily on its high-powered D.C. operation to sell the $45 billion Time Warner Cable deal to Washington regulators, according to newly filed federal disclosures.
Sen. Cory Booker is a Hollywood favorite, and he allegedly is romantically involved with a Los Angeles-based lawyer, so we'd expect he frequents the other coast.
Sue Lowden, center, candidate for Nevada lieutenant governor, speaks to delegate Swati Singh, right, and Barbara Altman, former board member of the Clark County Republican Party, during the Nevada Republican Party convention at the South Point casino-hotel in Las Vegas on April 12. WASHINGTON - Nevada lieutenant governor candidate Sue Lowden ... (more)
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Republicans are moving to take advantage of a recent Supreme Court ruling that did away with the cap on how much money a donor could give to party committees and candidates each election, setting up new joint fundraising committees that can solicit contributions worth nearly six figures.
The latest trend in campaign-finance - super-political action committees that serve as a moneyed companion to a congressional candidate's campaign - has spawned some inventive naming.
Only a constitutional amendment can stop the Supreme Court's McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission decision.
The Bacardi USA Political Action Committee left blank two sections of an amended statement of organization, prompting the Federal Election Commission to send the group a reminder note Friday that it needed to include addresses for its treasurer and affiliated banks.
Last week the Federal Election Commission did not meet, but held a tally vote to approve Advisory Opinion 2014-03 regarding the use of campaign funds to pay for public communications in support of both a federal candidate and state candidates.