Post Politics: CAMPAIGN FINANCE


Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 04/22/2014

Republicans set up first ‘max-PACs’ in wake of McCutcheon decision

Campaign finance lawyers expect such committees to proliferate on both sides of the aisle.

By Matea Gold  |  04:33 PM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign finance

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Campaign cash used to pay for some State of the Union guests

In some cases, lawmakers are using money raised for political purposes to pay for their invited guest to travel to Washington. And it’s legal.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  04:32 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  113th Congress, Barack Obama State of the Union 2014, campaign finance, Congress, Democrats, GOP, House, House Republicans, Obama, Obama SOTU 2014, Obama speech, Republicans, Senate, Senate Democrats, SOTU 2014, State of the Union 2014, state of the union address, White House

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Appeals court upholds law banning political ads on public broadcasting

The ruling reverses an earlier ruling by members of the same court.

By Aaron Blake  |  03:55 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  campaign finance

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 04/26/2013

For American Socialists, there's good news and bad news

The Federal Election Commission ruled Thursday the Socialist Workers Party does not have to disclose its donors.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  08:02 AM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CAMPAIGN FINANCE

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 04/12/2013

OFA raises $4.9 million in first quarter

Organizing for Action raised $4.9 million in the first quarter of 2013.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  08:51 AM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Campaign Finance

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 05/18/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney each give $75,000 to Romney Victory Fund

The amounts are the maximum that outside individuals are allowed to contribute to Mitt Romney’s campaign, the RNC and four state-level committees.

By Dan Eggen  |  04:43 PM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, Campaign finance

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Obama campaign returns money raised by supporter accused of fraud

The $50,000 was raised by a New York supporter who was accused in court fraud and other wrongdoing, officials said Friday.

By Dan Eggen  |  06:17 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Campaign Finance

Posted at 09:38 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Obama to Romney: Release more tax returns

The president and his top aides took aim at Mitt Romney Thursday

By Philip Rucker  |  09:38 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mitt Romney, President Obama, presidential election, campaign finance

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 02/29/2012

Gingrich super PAC spokesman: Santorum ‘might win if he could speak English’

Rick Tyler says Rick Santorum “might win if he could speak English.”

By Felicia Sonmez  |  01:45 PM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential election, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich, campaign finance

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Mitt Romney, Donald Trump raise campaign cash at New York bankruptcy law firm

One good source close to Mitt Romney’s campaign has spilled the beans on now the candidate spent part of the day.

By Karen Tumulty  |  06:08 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential election, campaign finance