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Koch-backed seniors group low-balling election spending?

The 60 Plus Association — a nonprofit senior citizen advocacy group funded largely by billionaire businessmen Charles and David Koch’s conservative political network — appears to have vastly understated its level of election spending on federal tax filings, ... [Published Yahoo! News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Campaign manager for Paul Mitchell files spending complaint against state Sen. John Moolenaar

Paul MitchellSAGINAW, MI — The campaign manager for Paul Mitchell, one of three Republican contenders for the 4th District congressional seat held by U.S. Rep Dave Camp, is questioning an opponent's campaign spending.Jeff Timmer filed a complaint with ... [Published Saginaw News - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Navy Vet Runs for Democratic Nod

DAVENPORT | If Michael McKenna bests his two Democratic primary opponents and ultimately incumbent U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, it will be by outwalking than outspending them.McKenna, 34, told The Ledger he believes his grass-roots, door-to-door campaign ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - 7 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

CT man forms 'Draft Brian Schweitzer' group

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - A Connecticut man who says he was impressed with former Gov. Brian Schweitzer's speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission for a group called "Draft Brian Schweitzer ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Socialist Candidate Loses Debate Exclusion Case

By KEVIN KOENINGERWASHINGTON, D.C. (CN) - An Ohio Socialist excluded from televised candidate debates when he ran for the U.S. Senate in 2010 has no standing to bring claims against the Federal Election Commission, a federal judge ruled.Dan La Botz filed ... [Published Courthouse News Service - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Campaign cash flows in for leading candidates

There was enough good news in the latest reports filed with the Federal Election Commission for the campaigns of four leading candidates in the Hawaii 1st Congressional District to cheer. ... [Published Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Editorial: Behind closed doors

And all this fundraising takes precious and limited time away from governing.The commander in chief’s whirlwind fundraising tour – which might as well be called “Operation SOS” – has made at least three trips during the past week or so to woo wealthydonors ... [Published McDuffieMirror - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 2 reports

Tech savvy attorney, turned CA congressional candidate, says she’ll accept bitcoin donations. Obviously.

In what is becoming an increasingly common strategy for politicians seeking support of the left-leaning Internet community, democratic congressional candidate Christina Gagnier from California’s 35th district (Inland Empire) has decided to accept campaign ... [Published PandoDaily - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Congressional candidates gather cash for campaigns

ALBANY >> With elections still more than three months away, candidates for the House are in full money raising mode.In the 20th Congressional District, Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, reported raising $776,028 as of June 30, compared to $54,424 raised ... [Published Saratogian - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

GOP's black market: Anti-incumbent campaigns

The highest-profile Republican insurgents of 2014 have had a few things in common: They’ve all run against longtime incumbents whom they accused of going native in D.C. They’ve all relied on super PACs to buoy their campaigns.And in three of the biggest ... [Published Politico - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Fleischmann outspent Wamp in early July, records show

NASHVILLE— U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., and his GOP primary challenger Weston Wamp this month jerked out their campaign wallets and and began showering the 3rd Congressional District with hundreds of thousands of dollars in advertising and other ... [Published North Georgia Times Free Press - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Michigan Democrats Demand Investigation of Land Finances

“What kind of person forgets they have $2.9 million?” Lon Johnson, the chairman of the Michigan Democratic Party, wondered aloud to reporters as he announced two election complaints were being filed against the Republican’s candidate for Senate, Terri ... [Published Pajamas Media - Jul 28 2014]

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...The group praised her work to create the Madison County Veterans Treatment Court. "Ann Callis' long record on behalf of veterans distinguished her from her opponent" said M Benjamin Peoples of Veterans Vision
As previously mentioned, Dingell rose in support of the bill, although he added, "the situation before us is still somewhat Kafka-esque and does indeed participate of the rather wry humor of that kind of story." He went on to give a Capra-esque soliloquy on the situation, just to make sure his colleagues knew how stupid he thought this all was
"John Moolenaar needs to come clean and admit to voters if he is attempting to hide this payment, circumvent federal election law, and misusing money in his state Senate account" he said
"If you explain it's not a religious value but a human right, people respond to it" McKenna said

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