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RNC Breaks Monthly Fundraising Record in September

The Republican National Committee (RNC) raised $26.2 million in September, part of a larger three-month haul of $56.9 million in 2018’s third quarter, breaking its previous fundraising record for a single month outside of a presidential election year.

US President Donald Trump speaks at the Republican National Committee winter meeting at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC on February 1, 2018.

Virgil: If We’re Going to Bring ‘Dark Money’ into the Light, Let’s Expose All Indirect Left-wing Money in Politics

It’s a good thing that political “dark money” is being brought to light. Now let’s bring all political spending into the light, including the indirect spending that dwarfs what the Federal Election Commission tracks. Let’s consider five specific examples of “money in politics” that don’t fall under the purview of the FEC, and thus aren’t measured.

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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.

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)

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.

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