Anthony Weiner was slapped with $64,956 in fines by New York City’s Campaign Finance Board on Thursday for using campaign money from his 2013 mayoral bid to pay for personal bills, among other violations, the New York Daily News reported.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rubbed elbows with senior Chinese government officials and wealthy business executives during an exclusive Liberal Party fundraiser in May, potentially violating his own ethics rules.
Sen. Jon Tester (D., Mont.), who chairs the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, quickly moved to donate more than $50,000 in potentially illegal contributions to the U.S. Treasury on Monday.
A super PAC supporting Donald Trump is in trouble after undercover reporters captured the committee’s co-chairman and other senior officials willing to accept foreign donations barred by campaign finance law.
A watchdog group has accused the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and several of its candidates of using illegal advertising practices this election cycle, asserting that the committee funneled extra money to its campaigns as an ad strategy.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton raised a hefty $143 million in the month of August for her campaign and the Democratic Party.
Donald Trump may have violated federal campaign finance law after he bought thousands of copies of his own book at retail cost using campaign donations.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D.) is facing renewed scrutiny over an FBI investigation into whether the state’s Democratic party illicitly financed his 2014 reelection campaign.
A pro-Hillary Clinton super-PAC accepted multiple contributions from a company that contracts with the U.S. government despite such donations being banned under campaign finance laws.