The Federal Election Commission on Thursday said that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) improperly accounted for Goldman Sachs loans he received during his 2012 Senate campaign. The FEC's finding, which was posted on its website, marked a rare moment of agreement between the agency's five commissioners. Show More Summary
A complaint filed against Senator Bernie Sanders by a Hillary Clinton super was dismissed by the Federal Election Commission in April. The commission’s decision made public only this Friday. During the 2016 Democratic primary campaign,...Show More Summary
A complaint filed against Sen. Bernie Sanders by a Hillary Clinton super PAC during the 2016 Democratic primary campaign was dismissed by the Federal Election Commission last month. Filed last April, the commission’s decision, published by Politico Friday, was only placed on public record in...
In a move dripping with cynicism and partisan politics, the Trump administration recently announced an executive order to create a “Presidential Commission on Election Integrity.” At the AFL-CIO, the federation of America’s unions, we...Show More Summary
Bloomberg BNA: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has refused demands by the Federal Election Commission to provide more public details about more than $1 million in bank loans that helped finance his original campaign for the Senate in 2012, according to … Continue reading ?
The Federal Election Commission may investigate whether Russian agents paid for Facebook ads to spread damaging stories about Hillary Clinton in the weeks ahead of the presidential election. FEC commissioner Ellen Weintrub, a Democratic appointee, asked the agency to examine whether foreign agents...
Politico reports: A member of the Federal Election Commission is calling on the agency to investigate whether Russian agents paid for Facebook ads to spread damaging stories about Hillary Clinton ahead of last fall’s presidential election. Show More Summary
"... according to Federal Election Commission records released Monday."[T]he drop in donations coincides with an effort by DNC Chair Tom Perez and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., to rally support for the party. The two traveled the country on a "unity tour."The DNC raised $4.7 million in April. Show More Summary
The Federal Elections Commission is mostly known around these parts for a complete inability to enforce election laws. This is due to the commission's partisan makeup; when a violation comes down the pike, certain partisan (hint: Republican)...Show More Summary
Anniston Star: Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill says he will have some say in who gets selected to serve on a federal election fraud panel led by Vice President Mike Pence…. Merrill said he knew about the plan to … Continue reading ?
Bloomberg BNA: Undisclosed donors provided nearly half of the more than $20 million in outside campaign spending in three closely watched, current congressional election races, a Bloomberg BNA review of Federal Election Commission reports found. Bloomberg BNA looked at FEC … Continue reading ?
Whether to cut the number of people who work on overseeing state and local elections in Wisconsin by nearly 19 percent, due to the loss of federal funding, is up … Click to Continue »
A white supremacist leads the president's election reform commission. Kris Kobach was spooning down vanilla ice cream when I showed him the thick pages of evidence documenting his detailed plan to rig the presidential election of 2016. Show More Summary
Quarterly fundraising reports for federal candidates, covering the period from Jan. 1 to March 31, were due at the Federal Elections Commission on April 15 at midnight. Because it's early in the cycle, our roundup below includes fundraising...Show More Summary
First Ronald Reagan, then Arnold Schwarzenegger, and now … Antonio Sabato Jr. The political bug has bitten yet another Hollywood alum, with the 45-year-old filing paperwork Monday with the Federal Election Commission announcing his run for Congress against Democratic Rep. Julia Brownley in California, per the Los Angeles Times. GOP...
Antonio Sabato Jr is trading Hollywood sets for Congress. The 45-year-old actor reportedly filed documents with the Federal Election Commission on challenging Rep. Julia Brownley on Monday (May 8), according to the LA Times. Antonio will be going against the democratic representative of the southern central coast in the upcoming 2018 election. Antonio reportedly found [...]
Antonio Sabato Jr. is ready to be the change he wants to see in the world. Documents filed with the Federal Elections Commission on Monday indicated that Sabato will be challenging Democratic Representative Julia Brownley for the seat of the 26th District of California. The Los Angeles Times confirmed with ... More »
Two nonpartisan campaign finance groups filed a complaint Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission alleging that President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee violated federal law by failing to collect basic donor information. The...Show More Summary
Release: Common Cause announced today that Stephen Spaulding will be returning to Common Cause in May as Chief of Strategy and External Relations. He departs the Federal Election Commission (FEC) this week after serving as Special Counsel to FEC Commissioner … Continue reading ?
President Trump's inaugural committee has acknowledged that it made errors in a list of donors that it submitted to the Federal Election Commission, according to a report posted Tuesday in HuffPost. That admission followed an unusual...Show More Summary