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Chelsea Manning is running for the U.S. Senate

6 days agoNews : USAToday: News

The former Army private who was imprisoned for leaking classified information has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission.        

Whistleblower Manning seeks US Senate seat

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning, jailed for leaking classified information, is seeking election in the US state of Maryland, a document seen on Saturday says. The Federal Election Commission document, filed Thursday, lists Chelsea Elizabeth Manning of North Bethesda, Maryland, as a Democratic candidate for the United States senate. Show More Summary

Chelsea Manning Files to Run for U.S. Senate in Maryland

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Transgender former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has filed papers to run for U.S. Senate in Maryland. CNN reports: Manning’s filing was received January 11, according to Federal Election Commission records. Manning did not immediate… Read The post Chelsea Manning Files to Run for U.S. Senate in Maryland appeared first on Towleroad.

Chelsea Manning appears to be running for U.S. Senate

last weekNews : USAToday: News

The former Army private who was imprisoned for leaking classified information has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission.        

Suit Alleges Influence Peddling By Prison Giant

last weekLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Law & Crime reports: The Federal Election Commission (“FEC”) is allegedly turning a blind eye to influence peddling orchestrated by a private prison company which made illegal contributions to a pro-Trump Super PAC. In response, non-partisan...Show More Summary

Democrat Introduces the ‘Stable Genius Act’

Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA) introduced the “Stable Genius Act” in the House, The Hill reports. The act would require all presidential candidates to file a Federal Election Commission report “certifying that he or she has undergone medical examination by the [...]

States to US: Pass along utilities' tax savings to customers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Elected officials, consumer advocates and regulators in 18 states are pushing for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to ensure that utility customers see a reduction in their bills thanks to windfalls utilities...Show More Summary

Obama Appointee Who Predicted Russian Interference Says Seattle Election Law Should Be National Model

by Eli Sanders Ann Ravel used to chair the Federal Election Commission. She praised Seattle's "forward-thinking" law on digital ad transparency and said other local governments should adopt similar measures. Courtesy Ann Ravel When Ann...Show More Summary

Trump Will Find a New Way to Disenfranchise Voters

[Content Note: Voter suppression.]Speaking of more important news...Donald Trump's nightmare "Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity" is being disbanded after it's become "mired in multiple federal lawsuits and facedShow More Summary

Kobach says he will advise DHS after election panel's demise

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he will continue advising federal officials on election fraud issues after President Donald Trump dissolved a presidential commission. Kobach said Wednesday that Trump's … Click to Continue...

“FEC Commissioners Feud Over PAC Designation”

Bloomberg BNA: FEC commissioners are feuding over when a nonprofit group spending to influence elections can be regulated as a political action committee. Democratic Federal Election Commission member Ellen Weintraub said in a statement that a recent court decision mandates that a … Continue reading ?

Democrats Leave Few Seats Unchallenged

New York Times: “Federal Election Commission filings show that if a wave crashes on the Republican House majority in November, as many have predicted, Democratic surfers will be on their boards to catch it. Nearly a year out from the [...]

Judge rules Democrat on Trump’s voter fraud panel can access panel’s documents

On Friday night, a federal judge ordered the Republican leaders of President Trump’s White House’s Commission on Election Integrity to allow one Democratic commission member to see and copy key documents. Matthew Dunlap, Maine’s secretary...Show More Summary

Judge: Official can't be excluded from US election panel

A federal judge has ruled that Maine's Secretary of State can't be excluded from participating in the work of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, on which he serves. … Click to Continue »

“New hope, new problem: Will Federal Election Commission shut down?”

CPI piece, with the subhead: “Agency could lose quorum just as liberals, conservatives find sliver of common ground” … Continue reading ?


HILLARY CLINTON CAMPAIGN AND DNC ACCUSED OF “CORRUPT” MONEY SCHEME: A new legal complaint filed with the Federal Election Commission alleges that the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee used state chapters as strawmen to circumvent campaign donation limits and laundered the money back to her campaign. The Committee to Defend the President, […]

Donald Trump's judicial nominee Matthew Petersen withdraws after disastrous interview

last monthHumor / odd : The Sideshow

A man nominated by Donald Trump for the role of federal judge has withdrawn his candidacy following a humiliating interview last week, which went viral. Matthew Petersen, a 47-year-old member of the federal election commission, was nominated to be a judge in the District of Columbia. Show More Summary

Florida judge steps aside in FEC case against ex-congressman

A Florida judge has stepped aside from a Federal Election Commission lawsuit accusing a former Republican congressman of secretly funneling thousands of dollars to a little-known Democratic candidate in 2012. … Click to Continue »

FEC Commissioner Petersen Withdraws from Federal District Court Nomination after Hearing Fiasco; How Long Will He Remain on FEC?

Letter concludes: “Until the time is otherwise appropriate, I look forward to returning to my duties at the Federal Election Commission.” … Continue reading ?

Trump Judicial Nominee Who Starred in That Embarrassing Viral Video Drops Out

Matthew Spencer Petersen, a member of the Federal Election Commission who President Donald Trump had nominated to the US District Court for D.C., has withdrawn his name from consideration. Petersen’s nomination came under scrutiny last week, after a video of his confirmation hearing—during which Senator Kennedy (R-LA) asked him basic questions about the law that […]

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