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Exclusive–Indiana GOP Hits Donnelly with Ethics Complaint Over ‘Illegal’ Use of Official Gorsuch Photo in Campaign Ad

The Indiana Republican Party will, on Thursday, slam Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-IN), a vulnerable Democrat up for re-election, for what it says–and Donnelly’s own campaign spokesman admitted–is an illegal use in a campaign ad of an official U.S. Senate photograph of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and Donnelly standing together before Gorsuch’s confirmation.

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Jeb Bush Donors Complain He’s ‘Burning Money’ With Lavish Spending And Nothing To Show For It

Once considered to be the assumptive Republican Party nominee for president in 2016, Jeb Bush’s donors now complain he is “burning money” with lavish spending on fancy hotels, fundraisers at the Four Seasons and St. Regis, and private planes – all while his poll numbers have plummeted and some GOP operatives are wondering whether he should remain in the race.

Republican presidential candidate former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a meeting with employees at Nationwide Insurance, Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (

Former Legislator: Ban Political Ads from Canadian TV, Radio

A former Canadian Liberal legislator is calling for a permanent ban on political television and radio ads in Canada, citing the status quo of restrictions on political messaging in Britain as his model. In Britain, John Milloy says, “major political parties” are each apportioned an equal amount of time by on government-licensed television stations to make their pitches.

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Rick Perry Gets a Fundraising Bump; Will the Polls Follow?

There is still no word on when the campaign might be able to resume paying staff, or what fundraising threshold they want to meet first. Still, with the millions of dollars the PACs have to spend, and the campaign funds remaining sufficient to support Perry’s travel schedule, he should be able to sustain the campaign for several more months.

Republican Presidential Hopefuls Attends Sen. Joni Ernst's Inaugural Roast And Ride Event