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Watchdog Sues After Clinton Camp, Brock PAC Let Off Hook for Illegal Coordination

Lawsuit follows deadlocked FEC vote that dismissed complaint alleging federal law violations

Hillary ClintonA watchdog has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Election Commission (FEC) after its commissioners entered into a deadlocked vote that dismissed a complaint alleging illegal coordination between Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and a Super PAC run by Media Matters founder and Clinton ally David Brock.

Soros Pours $5.1 Million Into New 2020 PAC

Soros's Democracy PAC launched in January; also pushed $1.1M into Justice & Public Safety PAC  

Liberal billionaire George Soros poured $5.1 million into a new political action committee that was quietly established earlier this year for the 2020 election cycle, filings show.

Tlaib Donor Has Been Deceased for 10 Years

Tlaib received $2,500 from Michigan businessman who died in 2009

Democratic freshman representative Rashida Tlaib (Mich.) received a generous donation during the second quarter in the name of a man who died more than 10 years ago, a review of campaign and online records shows.

Waters Campaign Pays $30K More to Daughter, Ignores Other Debts

Maxine Waters chips away at debt owed to daughter as other obligations sat for years

Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) continues to push tens of thousands of dollars in campaign payments to her daughter for accrued debt even as much smaller campaign debts have remained untouched, Federal Election Commission filings show.

No Google Employee Made Itemized Donation to Trump in Second Quarter

Individuals at Twitter, Facebook also did not contribute to Trump; Combined $250,000 to top five Dems

Individuals who work for Google, Twitter, and Facebook did not make a single itemized contribution to President Donald Trump's reelection campaign during the second quarter, even as they pushed $250,000 into the coffers of the top five 2020 Democratic contenders, a review of campaign finance data shows.

Biden Spent $250,000 on Private Jet Travel in Second Quarter 

Biden swiped Obama, Clinton over private charters after being late for 2007 primary forum

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, who took swipes at Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton over their private jet usage during the 2007 primaries, spent more than $250,000 on such travel during the second quarter this year, Federal Election Commission filings show.

Senate Dems Demand JCN Disclose Donors, Ignore Own Dark Money

Dems tied to, and aided by, dark money groups they decry

Senate Democrats pressuring the Judicial Crisis Network (JCN), a right-leaning organization, to release a list of their donors have close ties to liberal dark money groups themselves and receive help from such outfits for judicial fights.