Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wisc.) has accepted another $50,000 in bundled contributions from lobbyists at the J Street PAC despite her anti-special-interests stance, filings show.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has pushed back the estimated completion date of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for documents pertaining to its communications with the security firm that examined the Democratic National Committee’s hacked servers to October.
The Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) paid $1.3 million to a “resistance” group led by Hillary Clinton for the acquisition of its lists, filings show.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.), who is regularly floated as a potential Democratic candidate for president in 2020, spent six figures from her campaign’s war chest on advertisements in the first quarter of 2018, Federal Election Commission filings show.
A group founded by liberal operative David Brock spoke of the need to force policy changes at Google, Facebook, and YouTube to combat the “proliferation” of “fake news” at the left’s largest dark money donor conference, according to an agenda obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
A longtime consultant to liberal billionaire George Soros is listed on recently filed documents with the state of Oregon related to the formation of a political action committee that appears to be an avenue for Soros to influence yet another district attorney’s race, state records show.
Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, has maxed out political donations to a number of Democratic candidates including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) this cycle, according to Federal Election Commission filings.
Ann Ravel, the former Democratic chair of the Federal Election Commission who controversially pushed to regulate the internet during her time leading the commission, is now suggesting a new government enforcement agency be established to help tech companies discover questionable communications from social media sites in an effort to find alleged disinformation campaigns.
A Super PAC affiliated with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R, Wisc.) has set up shop in a Washington congressional district that has been controlled by Republicans for decades but is now in peril of switching to Democrats this November.
Rep. William Lacy Clay (D., Mo.) continues to push campaign funds to a law firm run by his sister, which has now received nearly $1 million in payments since first appearing on the campaign’s payroll 16 years ago, according to Federal Election Commission filings.