Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, a potential contender for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, issued a “challenge” to every candidate likewise weighing a White House bid to refuse any and all campaign donations from political action committees.
Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D., Texas) has been removed from a list of candidates who pledged to reject fossil fuel donations over $200 after it was revealed he took multiple contributions from oil and gas executives.
A Democratic representative disbursed nearly $200,000 from his campaign funds to a law firm that is owned by his sister throughout the 2018 election cycle, according to a review of Federal Election Commission filings.
A lawsuit is asking the Supreme Court to overturn a Massachusetts rule that prohibits companies from campaign contributions while exempting unions from similar restrictions.
A D.C.-based watchdog says J Street PAC is “skirting” FEC guidelines for the specific type of PAC it is operating.
Ohio Democratic congressional candidate Aftab Pureval will appear before the Ohio Election Commission five days before his election on charges he improperly used local campaign funds for his federal race.
Sen. Jon Tester (D., Mont.) has decried dark money in politics and castigated Republicans for benefitting from spending by outside groups, but his reelection campaign is benefitting from such a group reserving $1.3 million to slam his Republican opponent, Matt Rosendale, according to a source who tracks political advertising.
Democratic Senate candidate Jane Raybould has doubled down on her recent “corruption” charge against incumbent Sen. Deb Fischer, releasing an ad on Tuesday in which she accuses the Nebraska Republican of self-enrichment, but she did not offer any evidence when pressed by reporters.
Attorney Lanny Davis said Wednesday that his client Michael Cohen would not accept a pardon from President Donald Trump after Cohen implicated his former boss in a campaign finance violation this week.
A legal complaint has been filed with the Ohio Elections Commission against Democratic congressional candidate Aftab Pureval alleging the candidate didn’t document all campaign spending and spent funds from another campaign account on his congressional race.