Campaign Finance

Deval Patrick Refuses to Disavow Super PAC Support

Sunday show round-up

This week on the Sunday news shows: Democratic presidential candidate Deval Patrick refuses to disavow super PAC support for his campaign, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise defends President Donald Trump's decision to pardon military service members, and CNN's Brian Stelter said “truth still matters” before introducing the former news anchor that impugned George W. Bush's military service record.

Ethics Commission Says Collins Challenger Broke Campaign Finance Law

Update: Decision comes as GOP launches ad campaign on 'straw donor' scheme

A Maine ethics panel found that House Speaker Sara Gideon violated campaign finance laws when she used a corporate-funded PAC to reimburse her political donations, a decision that could play a major role in determining the Senate majority in 2020.