Quarterly fundraising reports for federal candidates, covering the period from Oct. 1 to Dec. 31, were due at the Federal Elections Commission on Sunday night. Below is our list of fundraising numbers for House candidates in all the key 2016 races. Show More Summary
Back in 2008, the New York Times rolled out a campaign finance API so that you could easily access data based on Federal Election Commission filings. (If you've tried grabbing… Tags: election, government, ProPublica
The Election Assistance Commission just added citizenship requirements for voter registration in three states?
Registered lobbyists raised more money for Hillary Clinton than for any other presidential candidate of either party during the three months ending in December, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.
On Sunday night, just a day before the Iowa caucuses, every candidate for president was required to file fundraising reports with the Federal Elections Commission disclosing their campaign finance activities over the final three months of 2015. Show More Summary
Casino magnate and Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, each gave the legal maximum $2,700 to Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign in November, Federal Election Commission filings showed.
Many Wall Street financiers have rallied behind Senator Marco Rubio, Federal Election Commission filings show, while a new counter-establishment of conservatives is backing Senator Ted Cruz.
WASHINGTON -- The main super PAC run by the billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch raised more than $11 million in the second half of 2015, according to a report filed with the Federal Election Commission on Sunday. The largest donor to Freedom Partners Action Fund was Charles Koch himself with a $3 million donation from his Charles G. Show More Summary
Gov. Scott Walker's short-lived presidential campaign finished last year with a little more than a million dollars in debt, campaign finance reports filed Friday with the Federal Elections Commission show. The reports cover the fourth quarter of 2015. They show the campaign owed $1.2 million as...
WASHINGTON -- Six years ago today, the Supreme Court handed down its immediately controversial decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Finally, billionaires and corporations were free to express their love for political...Show More Summary
Today is the anniversary of one of the more notorious Supreme Court cases of our time: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. For many, the Citizens United ruling seems like the beginning of the end for America -- the singular...Show More Summary
Release: Today, the Campaign Legal Center, with Democracy 21, filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) urging the FEC to investigate apparent violations of campaign finance laws by Senator Ted Cruz and the 2012 Cruz for Senate Campaign … Continue reading ?
CPI: On Tuesday, a pro-Hillary Clintonsuper PAC sent campaign regulators a seemingly perfunctory letter, all of 30 words long. “This letter serves to officially notify the Federal Election Commission that Priorities USA Action will file its reports on a monthly … Continue reading ?
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Donald Trump is running afoul of some tea party activists by attacking Republican presidential rival Ted Cruz. Trump has hammered Cruz for not disclosing in Federal Elections Commission filings that he used loans from the financial giants to help finance his 2012 Senate bid.
A loan from Citibank, in addition to one from Goldman Sachs disclosed this week, should have been reported to the Federal Election Commission.
Media fact-checkers are calling out Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz for "gloss[ing] over" his failure to disclose loans he received for his 2012 Senate campaign to the Federal Elections Commission (FEC), writing that it was...Show More Summary
January 21 will mark the sixth anniversary of the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, one of the worst and most damaging decisions in the court's history. In the case, the Supreme Court, by a 5 to...Show More Summary
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz failed to disclose to the Federal Election Commission a loan from Goldman Sachs for as much as $500,000 that was used to help finance his successful 2012 U.S. Senate campaign, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. The loan does not appear in reports...
Tom Stratmann and J.W. Verret have written this article for the Journal of Law and Economics. Here is the abstract: The US Supreme Court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commissionsignificantly altered the regulatory landscape for corporate political activity by permitting … Continue reading ?
William Nelson has posted this draft on SSRN (forthcoming, Albany Government Law Review). Here is the abstract: The Supreme Court erred by not revisiting its holding in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC). I made this argument in a … Continue reading ?