By Sean Lengell | 02/07/14 11:42 AM
An unrelenting and outspoken ideological warrior, Mitchell's campaign finance expertise and political advice have helped many A-list conservatives, including Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas, Marco Rubio of Florida and Mike Lee of Utah, as well as 2012 GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum and...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/07/14 08:47 AM
Prominent national Republicans will offer their stamp of approval to former Gov. Mike Rounds, a South Dakota Republican, with a fundraiser in Washington later this month. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kan.,...
By Mark Tapscott | 02/05/14 09:10 AM
Problems continue to mount for Texas Democratic gubernatorial leader and abortion-on-demand hero Wendy Davis. Today, it's the Washington Free Beacon reporting that Davis used campaign funds to pay for a luxury apartment and the accountrements thereof in Austin while serving as a state senator....
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 09:14 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam starts his re-election year with more than $4.5 million on hand. The Republican governor reported raising more than $2.9 million in the second half of 2013 and spending about $572,000. His campaign has collected more than $5.2 million to...
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 09:13 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes kept pace with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in fundraising late last year in one of the nation's most closely watched campaigns. But the longest-serving senator in Kentucky's history headed into an election year...
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 09:09 AM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds took in more than $516,000 in campaign contributions during the final three months of 2013, far outpacing his fellow candidates in the race for one of the state's U.S. Senate seats, according to reports filed Friday with the Federal...
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 09:06 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The major campaign committees collected almost a half-billion dollars in 2013 — a year when just two states chose governors, two had special Senate elections and six House districts had unplanned races — and spent most of it. That eye-popping sum doesn't capture the...
By Rebecca Berg | 01/31/14 11:36 AM
President Obama will step out onto the campaign trail this year to help boost Congressional Democrats -- even though many of those candidates worry that the president may be a drag on their re-election efforts.
By Mark Tapscott | 01/31/14 09:17 AM
There are more new ethics problems for Texas Democratic gubernatorial favorite and national abortion-on-demand heroine Wendy Davis. A complaint was filed earlier this week with the Texas Ethics Commission by a citizen watchdog claiming Davis failed to disclose significant sources of income...
01/30/14 09:45 AM
Mark Peters, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's choice to be the city's corruption watchdog, raised more than $22,000 for the mayor as a "bundler," someone who collects checks from other people and gives them to a candidate.
By Associated Press | 01/28/14 09:12 AM
Attorney General Tom Horne and the state have reached a settlement agreement with an employee in his office who claimed she faced retaliation after telling the FBI Horne may have violated campaign finance laws.
By Matt Kibbe | 01/27/14 01:02 PM
Sen. Chuck Schumer has had a bee in his bonnet ever since 2010, when the Supreme Court ruled in its Citizens United decision that independent campaign expenditures by third- party groups are protected under the First Amendment.
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