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Newhouse, Didier spend heavily on ads, travel

Phone: 509-577-7675Follow me on:YAKIMA, Wash. — It takes money to win, as expenditures for congressional candidates Clint Didier and Dan Newhouse show.Combined, the two have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on direct mailers and fundraising events ... [Published Yakima Herald Republic - 1 hour ago]
First reported Oct 31 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

FEC Cites Committees for Failure to File 12-Day Pre-General Financial Report

WASHINGTON -- The Federal Election Commission cited 27 campaign committees today for failing to file the 12-Day Pre-General Election Report required by the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, as amended (the Act), for the general election that is being ... [Published FEC.gov - 9 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

‘Dark’ money pours into Ga. Senate race

Georgia’s U.S. Senate race between Republican David Perdue and Democrat Michelle Nunn is flush with spending from nonprofit agencies that keep their donors anonymous, making it one of the most expensive contests of the midterm elections.The emergence ... [Published Gainesville Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Here Are The Top Super PAC Mega-Donors In 2014 Elections

WASHINGTON -- In Iowa, a television station recently created a new program so it could sell more advertising to political campaigns, party committees and independent groups bombarding voters in this year's battleground states.The advertising crush is ... [Published Huffington Post - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

FEC Veteran Laments 'Dark Money' in Elections

This is reprinted with permission from The News & Observer of Raleigh.Ellen L. Weintraub, a longtime commissioner on the Federal Election Commission, thinks the FEC’s six commissioners should get out more. Certainly there’s not much point in their staying ... [Published Southern Pines Pilot - 12 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

GOP Files FEC Complaint Against Kansas Dems for Helping Orman

The Kansas Republican party has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission regarding Democratic involvement in independent Senate candidate Greg Orman’s campaign. The complaint comes after numerous reports that national and state-level Democrats, ... [Published National Review - 17 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Ernst concludes campaign with cash advantage

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Republican Joni Ernst is concluding the Iowa Senate race with a significant cash advantage over Democrat Bruce Braley. Campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show Ernst pulled in about $1.4 million ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 5 reports

Straw Into Gold: Candidates Trade Leadership PAC Dollars for Campaign Cash

Senate contenders find mutual benefit by shuffling money back and forth between accountsWith just a few days remaining in the first quarter of 2014, Mary Landrieu did something generous: The embattled Democratic senator from Louisiana, herself in the ... [Published Time - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

See who's raising more money on Staten Island: Rep. Michael Grimm or Domenic Recchia

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Democrat Domenic M. Recchia has fair out-raised GOP Rep. Michael Grimm  in this year's hotly contested race for Congress.But a ZIP code analysis of campaign fundraising records shows that Grimm has raised more money on Staten Island ... [Published Staten Island Live - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 31 2014 - 3 reports

Mega-Donors Give Big in State Elections

At least 29 donors have given $1 million or more to state-level campaigns so far this election, with a dozen of the big givers made up of self-funding candidates, according to an analysis of campaign finance data. The other big donors to state campaigns ... [Published TIME.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

FEC Chairman Has A Passion For Free Speech

Lee Goodman just completed his first year on the Federal Election Commission where he is also three-quarters through a yearlong term as Chairman. While he wasn’t on the Commission when the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Citizens United , he did spearhead ... [Published Forbes.com - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Senate campaign spending hidden in plain sight

Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid and the other forces of darkness in the U.S. Senate may have met their match, in the person of Kuang Chen.Chen is a 34-year-old computer wizard who runs a startup called Captricity in downtown Oakland and has the crazy notion ... [Published Burlington Times-News - Oct 30 2014]

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...Politicization is a data-free enterprise. About the only thing that I remember from algebra is Mrs. Burrell telling me, "I see your answer, but if you can't show me how you got your answer, then you got it wrong." Prove it
"It doesn't work, it's unfair, and it provides all kinds of uncertainty not just to government employees and government contractors, but to whole communities they serve" she added
...Otherwise, such donations are kosher at the federal level, he said, even if "voters are getting no useful information about where the money's coming from."
"Moving money around to try to change it from cash that isn’t useful, into cash that is, has always been part of the fundraising game."

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