Tag: Federal Election Commission

US Representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) looks on before speaking to reports regarding the Russia investigation on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on January 9, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Andrew CABALLERO-REYNOLDS (Photo credit should read ANDREW CABALLERO-REYNOLDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Maxine Waters Hit with FEC Complaint over Campaign Mailers

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA), the California congresswoman known for being an outspoken member of the “resistance” against President Donald Trump, is getting slammed with an ethics complaint from the Federal Election Commission (FEC) over money raised from her campaign mailers.

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New Poll: Tie in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District Special Election Despite $23 Million Raised by Democrat

A new poll charting the battle to replace Rep. Tom Price in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District special election that will be held on June 20 shows the race between Jon Ossoff, the Democrat, and Karen Handel, the Republican, is tied. This is despite the $23 million that Ossoff has raised for his campaign, the vast majority of which has come from out-of-state:

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Former Texas Congressman Accused of Campaign Finance Violations

HOUSTON, Texas — Federal authorities arrested former Texas Congressman Steve Stockman on charges of using contributions intended for a non-profit in his political campaign. He is also accused of making false statements in an effort to cover up his actions.

Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, Nev. Clinton is rolling out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental health illness. Clinton's campaign is releasing a multi-pronged approach to mental …

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.

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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.”

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Clinton and DNC at Risk for Campaign Finance Violations

With the WikiLeaks email scandal already causing the resignation of Democrat Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Hillary Clinton and the Democrat Party may now face legal risk regarding violations of campaign finance guidelines.

Senator Ted Cruz (C) and Ohio Governor John Kasich (R) shake hands following the CNN Republican Presidential Debate March 10, 2016

Cruz-Kasich Alliance Stumbles Politically, But Election Law Experts Say It’s Legal

The Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich campaigns agreed this week that Cruz would focus on competing against Donald Trump in next Tuesday’s Indiana primary, and that Kasich would zero in on the May 17 primary in Oregon and the June 7 primary in New Mexico. The move drew GOP front runner Trump’s ire, but election law experts tell Breitbart News it is legal.

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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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Trump Files Personal Financial Disclosure with FEC, Said Net Worth in Excess of $10 Billion Dollars

“This report was not designed for a man of Mr. Trump’s massive wealth,” noted a press release sent by Trump’s campaign. “For instance, they have boxes once a certain number is reached that simply state $50 million or more. Many of these boxes have been checked. As an example, if a building owned by Mr. Trump is worth $1.5 billion, the box checked is “$50,000,000 or more.””