Federal Election Commission

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Name: Federal Election Commission
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Federal Judge Strikes Down New York’s Super PAC Limits

Judge Paul Crotty reluctantly ruled that the laws could not overcome First Amendment scrutiny given recent Supreme Court decisionsA federal judge in New York s truck down the state’s limits on donations to independent political action committees, or super ... [Published Time - 39 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

FEC Provides New Resources for 2014 Elections

By Kent Cooper[1] Posted at 11:20 a.m. April 24 The Federal Election Commission is making available online updated resources for those involved in the 2014 elections.The FEC now has available for download a new edition[2] of the Code of Federal Regulations, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

McCutcheon Restores Power to Congressional Campaigns | Commentary

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court struck down an aggregate cap on individual contributions to federal candidates, parties and political committees over a two-year election cycle in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. Certainly, this is an important ... [Published Roll Call Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

A Rescinded Invitation to Speak, $100K Requirement

There is an event I will not be attending, as they have instituted a fundraising requirement at the last minute. Apparently, I can’t afford to speak at a candidate forum.I was enthusiastically invited by the organizers after my first time speaking publically ... [Published Culver City Patch - 3 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Daylin Leach Accuses Marjorie Margolies Of Violating Campaign Finance Law

A Philadelphia-area Democratic congressional primary took a rancorous turn as one of the leading contenders accused the other of violating campaign finance law.Pennsylvania state Sen. Daylin Leach (D) filed a complaint Thursday with the Federal Election ... [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Getting Ready for Hillary PAC Facing Costly Obstacles

Getting Ready for Hillary isn’t cheap.The super political action committee by that name is averaging roughly $500,000 a month in expenses -- nearly as much as it’s bringing in -- as it builds a database of supporters and donors ahead of a possible 2016 ... [Published NewsMax.com - 9 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

FEC sends senators erroneous warnings

The Federal Election Commission has issued 21 U.S. Senate candidates — both Democratic and Republican — threatening letters[1] that question why they didn't file their latest round of campaign reports. "Failure to timely file this report may result in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 18 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Senators Erroneously Receive Threatening Letters After Agency's Snafu

By Dave Levinthal , Center for Public IntegrityThe Federal Election Commission has issued 21 U.S. Senate candidates — both Democratic and Republican — threatening letters that question why they didn't file their latest round of campaign reports."Failure ... [Published NewsMax.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

FEC Deploys Upgraded, Expanded Website Search Engine

WASHINGTON – The Federal Election Commission today added an upgraded search engine to its website, which will allow the public to find and access agency information more easily.“The enhanced system will deliver more comprehensive and faster results to ... [Published FEC.gov - 22 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

FEC supportive of allowing bitcoins for campaigns

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Wednesday indicated support for a request to allow campaigns to accept bitcoins ahead of the 2014 midterm elections.The commission delayed a formal vote on a petition to be able to accept up to $100 worth of the ... [Published The Hill - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

A caution for PACs and parties: a deposit can be forever

Three recent rulings from federal and state regulators to political action committees (PACs) and political parties highlight that the need for committee treasurers to be diligent about deposits and upkeep of their committees. In each matter, committees ... [Published Lexology - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 2 reports

Scam conservatism in action

Dr. Ben Carson—the former surgeon who now spends his time wailing about the evils of President Obama, the perils of marriage equality, and how America has become "very much like Nazi Germany"—has become such a hero on the right that :The National Draft ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 22 2014]

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...Jacobs told the paper that his personal investment shows he's "committed to running the type of campaign it takes that's not only going to be a success in the June 3 primary but also in the Nov. 4 general election."
Ironically, Reid received a $500 donation in 2003 from former Koch Industries lobbyist Robert Hall, Halper summed it up saying, "Once again, the truth doesn’t matter to Harry Reid. For a senator who tells outright lies and funnels campaign money to his family, hypocrisy probably seems like no big deal. "
...Los AngelesAngeles city controller and councilwoman Wendy Greuel, journalist and radio talk show host Matt Miller and defense attorney David Kanuth. "However, as of this morning, the FEC database showed exactly $0 in all Democratic Candidate accounts."
"It can be a little misleading, I spent that amount of money, and TV is a big part of it," Ellis said, "but Amash had an outside (group) spent thousands. The candidate that isn't taking PAC money took thousands in TV ads."

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A federal judge in New York s truck down the state’s limits on donations to independent political action committees, or super PACs, citing prior Supreme Court decisions with which he himself disagreed. District Judge Paul Crotty ruled that New York’s ...
New Documents Show IRS, DOJ Collusion on Potent... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 23 2014]
Judicial Watch announced a major find recently in its independent investigation of the Obama IRS scandal, in which the IRS improperly targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny when applying for tax-exempt status. Perhaps more than any other ...
A “view” from the Court: Big arguments, precede... [Published SCOTUSblog - Apr 22 2014]
It’s the second-to-last week of oral arguments of the Term, and some of the last big cases are being argued. The courtroom is packed and filled with anticipation, not so much for the first case to be argued today but the second. The first case is ...
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CNN's GUT CHECK |for April 22, 2014|5 p.m.- n. a pause to assess the state, progress or condition of the political news cycle SCOTUS UPHOLDS AFFIRMATIVE ACTION BAN … The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a Michigan law banning the use of racial ...
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A radio advertisement in Oregon’s GOP Senate primary between Monica Wehby and Jason Conger set a new standard for insidious genius. It’s no “ Boats ‘N Hoes ” scandal, but it’s a template for underhanded campaigning in the future. The winner in the May ...
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