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1 hr ago | 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.

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5 hrs ago | 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

The Washington Post

FEC tells congressional candidate to go ahead with reality TV show, but he cana t get paid

If you can't win a seat in Congress, why not parlay your failed political dreams into reality TV stardom? , and his campaign manager, Joseph Shippee, would be featured campaigning in a district "considered unwinnable," Shippee wrote in a letter to the Federal Election Commission in early June.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, US Politics, US News

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Bloomberg

Steyer Cuts $2 Million for Climate, Mercer Aids Tea Party

Billionaire investor Tom Steyer gave $2 million last month to his super-political action committee, which is trying to raise climate change as an election issue in the November elections.

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Related Topix: Startups, Cuts, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Financial Services, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama

NJ.com

Booker leads GOP challenger by $3.5 million, report says

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker has a $3.5 million fundraising advantage over his Republican challenger heading into the November election for a full six-year Senate term, according to a published report.

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Related Topix: Cory Booker, Financial Services, Asbury Park, NJ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Frank Lautenberg

Switched

Democratic National Committee Raised Almost $9 Million In June

MARCH 25: U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaks while flanked by colleagues on Capitol Hill about the Sebelius v.

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Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, 9, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Financial Services

North King County

Things beginning to heat up in election races, issues | Cornfield

DelBene raised $457,939 in the months of April, May and June, and reported $1.1 million in cash on hand at the start of July, according to reports filed Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Medina, WA, Microsoft, Startups, Redmond, WA, Opinion

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Advocate

Washington Watch: Landrieu, Cassidy compare campaign finances

Tuesday was a red-letter day for the political number crunchers: The deadline for U.S. House and Senate candidates to file their campaign finance reports with the Federal Election Commission for the April-June reporting period, when campaigns for the fall elections are gaining momentum.

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

St. Cloud Times

Political Quarry Blog: Bachmann raising, paying, sitting on...

Political Quarry Blog: Bachmann raising, paying, sitting on funds Bachmann's campaign committees continue to spend and raise donor dollars Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/07/19/political-quarry-blog-bachmann-raising-paying-sitting-funds/12898395/ U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann will leave Congress within ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Financial Services, Stillwater, MN

Fri Jul 18, 2014

USA Today

Exclusive: Donations drop in June for Rove-linked group

Exclusive: Donations drop in June for Rove-linked group The leading Republican super PAC drew $112,575 in contributions in June.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

FEC wants a word with Krause's accountant over reports

John Krause, a Republican candidate for Congress in Florida's first district, claims to have raised about $20,000 in his bid to unseat incumbent Jeff Miller.

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Related Topix: Florida, Financial Services

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