A data firm that is backed by Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has been paid millions by Democratic committees, Federal Election Commission filings show.
Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Ill.) has disbursed tens of thousands of dollars in campaign funds to his wife this year, bringing her total compensation to more than $400,000 since she first appeared on his campaign’s payroll.
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) has brought a number of former Hillary Clinton campaign veterans on board to work in her Washington, D.C., congressional office, according to its roster.
A lawsuit filed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) against President Donald Trump and his newly launched voter fraud commission in part centers around the argument that the commission is racist.
Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) has paid the online media firm that helped propel Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders during his dark horse run for the 2016 Democratic primary more than $400,000 this year, filings show.
Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters (Calif.), who has been considered a leader of the movement within Congress to “resist” Donald Trump, has received a little more than $20,000 in individual contributions to her campaign so far this year despite her elevated profile.
Democratic Rep. William Lacy Clay (Mo.) has paid a law firm owned by his sister more than $80,000 from his campaign funds so far this year, newly released campaign finance records show.
The charitable giving of failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former president Bill Clinton fell by millions of dollars in 2016 because they did not pass money from their personal family foundation to the much larger Clinton Foundation for the first time in years, according to a review of the group’s Form 990 by the Washington Free Beacon.
The committee established by Democratic Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe pays rent to a Washington, D.C., lobbying shop run by former Missouri Democratic Rep. Dick Gephardt, a longtime friend of McAuliffe’s, according to the group’s filings.
Ellen Weintraub, a controversial Democratic commissioner at the Federal Election Commission, has taken more than 30 foreign trips since joining the commission despite warning against foreign influence in state and federal elections.