Longtime campaign finance reform proponent and former Sen. Russ Feingold (D., Wis.) founded a political action committee that has given just 5 percent of its income to federal candidates and political parties, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton is backing a rising generation of House Republican national security hawks who are facing primary races in 2016, his political action committee told the Washington Free Beacon on Wednesday.
The National Rifle Association (NRA) says that a Yahoo News report alleging wrongdoing by the gun rights group was “politically motivated” and “misrepresented facts to create a false narrative regarding the NRA’s fundraising efforts.”
The co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s say the ice cream they handed out at Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) presidential kickoff event on Tuesday was fully reported to federal regulators and worth less than the limits on individual donations to federal candidates.
The Washington Free Beacon found that some of the companies that directly paid Clinton in speaking fees also donated to the Clinton Foundation.
A Democratic operative who was at the center of the 2013 “Progress Kentucky” scandal went on an anti-Jewish tirade against a political client he claimed owed him money, according to an audiotape published on Monday.
Hillary Clinton’s proposal to get money out of politics could allow the federal government to restrict or ban the publication of a book that has embroiled her presidential campaign in controversy, experts say.
The family money that fueled Rep. Patrick Murphy (D., Fla.) in former campaigns and is responsible for his personal wealth is flowing into his Senate campaign early and often, according to his most recent campaign disclosure filing.