Thirty-two people listed as “deceased” have given more than $586,000 to presidential and congressional candidates and committees since 2009, according to a recent analysis by USA Today.
Obama For America took out a $15 million loan from Bank of America last month, according to the campaign’s October monthly FEC report. The loan was incurred on September 4 and is due November 14, eight days after the election.
After taking nearly $130,000 from his campaign, State Rep. Clayton Luckie, an Ohio Democrat, has been charged with 45 felony counts and four misdemeanors as well as more than 20 counts of election falsification.
Elizabeth Warren and her campaign aides refused to stop a member of their entourage from violently attacking a Republican campaign tracker following an event in ritzy Martha’s Vineyard this weekend.
The Democratic Party plans to highlight the alleged Republican “war on women” at its convention in Charlotte next month, an effort that could be undermined by the selection of former Costco CEO and cofounder Jim Sinegal to address the convention.
What makes Obama’s presidency ironic and indeed rather tragic is his persistent betrayal of the promises contained in that 2004 speech. The image of Obama as reconciler and unifier grows more distant and faint with each day. The president has not lessened our antagonisms or detoxified our political culture. He has made them worse.
Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan for his vice presidential slot sparked a dishonest smear campaign against the Wisconsin congressman and his budget proposals. Turn to the Washington Free Beacon for all the facts on Ryan and his plan to save America.
During a fundraiser for the pro-Obama Priorities USA Super PAC in March, senior White House adviser David Plouffe gave a speech to two-dozen major Democratic donors. When it came time to ask donors to open up their wallets, however, Plouffe left the room. The abrupt exit illustrates how the Obama campaign and the White House divide activities in the new world of Super PAC politics.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R., Ala.) on Friday said a recent Obama campaign ad should be pulled due to its “false” claims.