Tag: FEC

FEC Shoots Down Democrat’s Plan to Target Conservative Media

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has declined a proposal by Democrat Commissioner Ellen Weintraub to investigate alleged foreign influence in the 2016 election that would target conservative media including the Drudge Report and Breitbart News, stating it “cannot support proposals that would burden the free speech rights of American citizens based on incomplete information about foreign activities in the 2016 election.”

FEC Complaint Filed Against Clinton Campaign, DNC

In the aftermath of James O’Keefe’s videos showing Democratic operatives bragging about breaking the law and inciting violence at Donald Trump events, on Tuesday, a watchdog group filed a formal complaint against Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC), alleging that Clinton’s campaign violated federal election law.

Ward Campaign Claims McCain Intern Evaded Payment, Falsified FEC Form At Fundraising Event

According to the Ward campaign, the intern was contacted over the phone regarding the contribution information provided. The conversation was described as the McCain intern accusing the Ward campaign of bullying and the Ward campaign response, “It’s not bullying when someone attends a private fundraiser on private property, knowingly falsifies a document for federal reporting, and tries to get out of paying.”

Trump Ended Primary with Just $2.4 Million in Bank

Donald Trump’s campaign for President ended the primary contest with just $2.4 million in the bank. The unconventional nature of Trump’s run for the White House is perhaps best reflected in its fundraising reports. Throughout the entire primary, Trump raised $58.9 million. This amount includes $43 million the candidate loaned to his campaign.

FEC Filings: Jeb Bush Finance Director May Have Made $1.3 Million Off Of Campaign

A senior finance staffer for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s campaign, who also runs a firm that has received payments from the pro-Bush Super PAC Right to Rise USA, may have been paid more than a million dollars so far in 2015, either directly or through companies she owns or has an ownership interest in, off of Jeb’s effort to become the third member of the Bush family elected president of the United States.

Judicial Watch Wants Investigation Into DNC For Hiring Illegal

The conservative group announced Wednesday that it had filed a complaint with the FEC about the DNC’s decision to “knowingly” hire an illegal immigrant when federal law prohibits foreign nationals from participating in election-related, decision making activities.

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Progressive Pollsters Take over Dem Mockery Machine with “Deez Nuts”

With Jon Stewart retired and Stephen Colbert off the air for the summer, the Democrat establishment has picked up the slack in their tried-and-true technique of victory through mockery. Democratic polling firm Public Policy Polling (PPP) included a teenager using the name “Deez Nuts” in a recent presidental poll and showed him polling at 9 percent.

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Several Potential 2016 Contenders Hit with FEC Complaint

The Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 is claiming that four possible 2016 presidential candidates—Republicans Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum, and Scott Walker, along with Democrat Martin O’Malley—are “violating campaign-finance laws by building campaign infrastructure without formally ‘testing the waters’ for a bid,” according to a Politico report.

Republicans, FCC Commissioners Push To Make Secret Net Neutrality Plan Public

ObamaCare for the Internet, also known as “Net Neutrality,” is getting shoved down our throats the same way ObamaCare was. The plan remains secret from the public, while those promoting it talk about a more “free and open Internet” without bothering to explain how further government regulation would lead to that outcome.

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FCC Commissioner: Proposed FCC, FEC Regs ‘Pretty Dangerous’

Republican FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai declared that President Obama’s plan to regulate the Internet, coupled with potential FEC regulations would be “pretty dangerous” on Monday’s “Sean Hannity Show.” When asked how a website like the Drudge Report would be impacted,