More FEC Articles

  • Tom Steyer's super PAC haul for July: $500,000

    Billionaire ex-hedge fund manager Tom Steyer's climate super PAC brought in a bit more than $500,000 from outside donors in July, underscoring the struggles the San Francisco activist has had attracting contributions.

  • DNC/RNC file joint advisory opinion request with FEC

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Two opposing factions have found common ground and are uniting for a single cause – raising money. On Friday, the Democratic National Committee and Republican National Committee filed an advisory opinion request with the Federal Election Commission. FEC...

  • FEC permits Senate candidate to purchase books with campaign funds

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An independent candidate from Oklahoma running for U.S. Senate has been granted permission to purchase copies of her own book with campaign funds. On July 14, Joan Farr submitted a request for an advisory opinion with the Federal Election Commission, seeking to use...

  • FEC allows Crowdpac to collect fees on political donations

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – An Internet service company offering users the opportunity to browse an array of candidates and donate on site, instead of going to a candidate’s individual website to donate, has had its request approved by the Federal Election Commission. As previously reported,...

  • N.Y. congressional candidate withdraws FEC request regarding reality TV show

    WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A Republican candidate seeking to dethrone U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., has withdrawn his request for permission to star in his very own reality television show as he campaigns. On June 4, Nicholas Di Iorio filed an advisory opinion request with the Federal...

  • FEC chair warns of chilling regulations, book ban on conservative publishers

    The chairman of the Federal Election Commission today blasted Democratic colleagues for imposing rules on the publisher of Rep. Paul Ryan's new book that could lead to a book ban.

  • McCutcheon hysterics should breathe deep and look at facts

    A new report analyzing the policy implications of the Supreme Court's biggest campaign finance case of the year, McCutcheon v. FEC, suggests that the controversy surrounding the decision is severely overblown. Prior to the case, few people seemed to care about, or even be aware of, aggregate...



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