By Becket Adams | 09/12/14 03:00 PM
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., is struggling to hold onto her Senate seat -- and questions regarding her travel activities and taxpayer dollars aren't making things any easier.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/11/14 06:17 PM
It's the same song, second verse as the two chambers recycle partisan agenda items while heading out the door to campaign ahead of the pivotal November election.
By Sean Lengell | 09/11/14 04:09 PM
The key vote was Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who backed the proposal.
By Paul Bedard | 09/11/14 02:31 PM
In a surprise announcement, the Federal Election Commission announced Thursday that it will begin implementing the four-year-old Citizens United campaign finance law.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/11/14 08:39 AM
As President Obama faces career-low approval ratings, Michelle Obama remains quite popular -- and she is in high demand by Democratic campaigns, even in Republican-leaning states.
By Sean Lengell | 09/10/14 03:39 PM
While it's still a long shot the measure eventually will pass, both parties are getting millage from the process for messaging purposes.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/10/14 02:50 PM
Former Republican Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will stump for the Republican governor of Michigan next month, fueling speculation that he may consider a run for the White House.
By Walter Williams | 09/09/14 01:24 PM
Why do people and organizations cough up billions of dollars to line political coffers? One might answer that these groups and individuals are simply extraordinarily civic-minded Americans who have a deep and abiding interest in encouraging elected officials to live up to their oath of office to...
By Ashe Schow | 09/09/14 10:58 AM
After Monday's bipartisan 79-18 vote, Reid vented to reporters that Republicans were trying to "stall" the Senate, indicating that he never intended for the campaign finance amendment by Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., to go to a real floor debate.
By Paul Bedard | 09/08/14 07:22 PM
The Obama re-election committee cribbed from Amazon for fundraising help, hoping to make donating so easy that if "people tripped and hit their head on the computer, they'd give us money by mistake," said a former official.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/08/14 08:14 PM
It was authored by Democrats, who thought it would be blocked by GOP opposition. But Republicans voted to move ahead with the debate.
09/08/14 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats started their campaign-season drive Monday for a constitutional amendment aimed at curbing special interests' financial clout in elections, a doomed effort the party hopes will help them make a populist appeal to voters. The measure would allow Congress and...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/14 08:31 AM
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell argued Democrats are proposing campaign finance law changes solely for political reasons, as the Senate prepares to debate the contentious issue ahead of the midterm elections.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/05/14 05:23 PM
The database includes corporations, organizations, lobbying firms and individual lobbyists.
09/05/14 01:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A former D.C. Council candidate who served as driver for District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray during his 2010 campaign has pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate campaign finance laws. Prosecutors say Mark Long acknowledged Friday as part of a plea deal that he knew...
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