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Jackson Jr.'s political fund fined nearly $18,000 for missing reports

WASHINGTON — Jesse Jackson Jr. is out of Congress and in a prison camp, but he hasn't escaped the wrath of the Federal Election Commission.

Warren, through lawyer, disavows Ready for Warren

Washington (CNN) - Elizabeth Warren is not Ready for Warren. In a letter to the Federal Election Commission Friday, Warren fully disavowed herself of Ready for Warren, a super PAC with the explicit goal of encouraging the liberal Massachusetts senator to run for president in 2016. "The senator has not, and does not, explicitly or […]

Elizabeth Warren Is Still Not Running

4 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

In a letter to the Federal Election Commission Friday, Elizabeth Warren's lawyer reiterated again that she's not running for President.


WASHINGTON, DC – The Democratic National Committee and Republican National Committee today filed an Advisory Opinion Request with the Federal Election Commission to ask that they may each raise federal funds into a segregated account...Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls: Koch-affiliated group coughs up cash for state supreme court races

Billy Corriher at the Center for American Progress writes Koch Brothers and D.C. Conservatives Spending Big on Nonpartisan State Supreme Court Races: In his 2010 dissent in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, U.S. Supreme...Show More Summary

FEC hands out approvals on political books

Among its other duties, the Federal Election Commission hands out — under conditions that may involve some discretion — hall passes giving permission for political candidates to publish books without legal hassle. [Providence Journal...Show More Summary

Alabama Officials: Coal Regulations Violate God's Will

A Republican elected to Alabama's Public Service Commission opposed new EPA coal plant regulations on the grounds that coal was created in Alabama by God, and the federal government should not enact policy that runs counter to God's plan. Show More Summary

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. The answer, in short, was yes and no, respectively. Nick Di Iorio’s campaign manager made […]

The FEC Embraces Fascism – Implements Conservative Book Banning

By: Terresa Monroe-Hamilton Who says fascism is out of style? Evidently the FEC is making it chic again. The Chairman of the Federal Election Commission berated Democratic colleagues who imposed rules on the publisher of Rep. Show More Summary

FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION wants to regulate conservative books. Fat advances to Dems like Hillary…

FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION wants to regulate conservative books. Fat advances to Dems like Hillary? That’s just business.

Hillary Clinton would consider backing bid to limit money in politics

(CNN) - When Hillary Clinton ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, she raised and spent more than $250 million to eventually lose to Barack Obama, according to the Federal Election Commission. That was then. On Monday, Clinton – who is now weighing another run at the presidency in 2016 – was asked during […]

Daily Kos Elections 2Q 2014 House fundraising reports roundup

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Quarterly fundraising reports for federal candidates, covering the period from April 1 to June 30, were due at the Federal Elections Commission on Tuesday night. Below is our list of fundraising numbers for House candidates in all the key races: As always, all numbers are in thousands. Show More Summary

Mike Honda Outraises Ro Khanna for Second Time in Silicon Valley Congressional Race

Federal Election Commission Reports filed on Tuesday reveal that incumbent Mike Honda has outraised his fellow Democratic rival Ro Khanna in this year's second quarter. Honda now has more cash on hand with which to proceed to the heated November general election in the Silicon Valley's 17th congressional district. Show More Summary

The Congressional Campaign Dollar Bill Awards (So Far)

Although congressional elections are more than three months away, it is not too early to award some favorable and not so favorable prizes based on financial reports submitted to the Federal Election Commission for the period ending June 30, 2014. Show More Summary


FEDERAL ELECTIONS COMMISSION WORKER (AND LOIS LERNER ASSOCIATE): “I Don’t Understand How Anyone But Straight White Men Can Vote Republican.” As a part of a settlement agreement with the [Office of Special Counsel], Ms. [April] Sands admitted to violating the Hatch Act by soliciting political contributions via Twitter, conducting political activity through her Twitter account, [...]

Recycled Ploys: Lois Lerner's Former Co-Worker at the FEC Also Had Her Hard Drive Recycled During an Inquiry

"Mr. Bond, we have a saying in Chicago: Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence. The third time it's enemy action." I wonder what Goldfinger would say about eight hard drives. The Federal Election Commission recycled the computer hard drive of...

MORE CONVENIENTLY DISAPPEARING DATA: “Recycled” hard drive at the FEC too? “A probe into Hatch…

MORE CONVENIENTLY DISAPPEARING DATA: “Recycled” hard drive at the FEC too? “A probe into Hatch Act violations at the Federal Election Commission ran aground when the electronic communications of the suspect — a former colleague of Lois Lerner — had her computer hard drive ‘recycled.’ Sound familiar?” It’s a coverup. And what they’re covering up [...]

David Brat Rakes in Conservatives’ Cash

Virginia College professor David Brat reporting raising nearly $400,000 between May 22 and the end of June, according to a Federal Elections Commission report made public Tuesday.

What's Missing from Today's Money Totals

During the course of this week, there will be a brief but intense conversation about one of the most powerful driving forces in politics -- money. Tuesday's Federal Election Commission deadline for congressional candidates and committees...Show More Summary

FEC Recycled Hard Drive of Attorney Under Investigation for Potentially Illegal Political Activity

2 months agoNews : Reason

Until April of this year, April Sands was an attorney at the Federal Elections Commission’s (FEC) Enforcement Division. That division is responsible for enforcement of federal elections law generally and is specifically charged withShow More Summary

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