By Sean Lengell | 04/02/14 02:57 PM
The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down the overall limits that wealthy donors can contribute to political campaigns, a victory for anti-regulation conservatives who saw the caps as a serious restriction on free speech rights. The justices, in a 5-4 ruling in McCutcheon v. the Federation...
By Meghashyam Mali | 04/02/14 02:03 PM
The White House on Wednesday criticized a Supreme Court decision that struck down overall limits on political contributions from individuals. “We are, in fact, disappointed by the decision that was announced today,” said White House deputy press secretary Josh Earnest to reporters aboard...
By Ashe Schow | 04/02/14 12:47 PM
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court released another ruling on campaign donations. Naturally, those who fundraise off the idea that donating to campaigns equals more free speech for the wealthy were apoplectic.
By Associated Press | 04/02/14 09:13 AM
The Supreme Court has struck down limits in federal law on the overall campaign contributions the biggest individual donors may make to candidates, political parties and political action committees.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/31/14 01:33 PM
President Obama isn't doing enough to get House Democrats elected, according to Rep. Jim Clyburn who said Obama needs to stop fundraising and start activating his campaign organization in key districts.
03/31/14 10:03 AM
ALBANY, N.Y. — Good-government advocates are criticizing Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York's legislative leaders for a budget agreement to test public campaign financing with the state comptroller race this year. Six good-government groups released a statement Sunday that called the proposal...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/28/14 11:51 AM
Charles Koch, 78, and David Koch, 73, who run the second-largest privately held company in the country, are pouring a chunk of their vast fortune into helping Republicans take back the Senate.
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/28/14 11:41 AM
Democrats are out to make the Koch brothers the most infamous campaign donors in the 2014 election cycle. But they are hardly the biggest spenders, nor is Americans for Prosperity, the 501(c)(4) they support, at the top of the list. That distinction belongs to the nation's labor unions,...
03/25/14 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a week left before the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary, Mayor Vincent Gray has more money left to spend than any of his rivals. The campaigns' last financial reports before the primary were due at midnight Monday. The primary is April 1. Gray has...
By Washington Examiner | 03/24/14 06:45 PM
Controversy erupted last week when Steven Mufson and Juliet Eilperin of the Washington Post's Wonkblog posted a story headlined, “The biggest lease holder in Canada's oil sands isn't Exxon Mobil or Chevron. It's the Koch Brothers.” According to Mufson and Eilperin, the Koch Brother's...
By Washington Examiner | 03/21/14 11:42 AM
The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee posted another record fundraising month, bringing in $6.8 million in February and raising its total for the election cycle to $66 million. After its best February haul ever, the campaign arm set up to defend Democratic candidates for Senate has...
03/20/14 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Committee narrowed the savings gap with its Republican counterpart in February but is still carrying $15 million in debt. The Democratic National Committee raised $7.5 million last month and ended February with $6.9 million in the bank. Its red ink...
By Associated Press | 03/20/14 11:01 AM
BOSTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is throwing her fundraising muscle behind fellow Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who's facing a challenge from former Massachusetts Republican Sen. Scott Brown as she seeks a second term in New Hampshire. Warren defeated Brown in a 2012 race that was the...
By David Freddoso | 03/19/14 04:04 PM
Last week, something unusual happened in the special election in southwest Florida to replace GOP Rep. Trey Radel. A candidate named Paige Kreegel called one of his Republican primary opponents and left a voice mail message, apologizing in advance for the fact that his own super PAC (which...
By Meghashyam Mali | 03/19/14 10:56 AM
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., is pressing the White House to provide documents for his probe into potential Hatch Act violations.
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