Ethics

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.

Records Contradict Gillum’s Story He Received ‘Hamilton’ Ticket From His Brother

Text messages show Florida gubernatorial candidate received ticket from undercover FBI agent posing as developer

Andrew GillumFlorida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum's campaign said last month that he received a ticket from his brother to see Hamilton on Broadway back in 2016, but newly released records show an undercover FBI agent, who was posing as a developer, bought him the ticket.

Warren Champions Indian Gaming Bill Tied to Special Interests

Legislation would expedite Native American casino project backed by Malaysian conglomerate with deep pockets

Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) is backing legislation that would heavily benefit a foreign gambling conglomerate and a string of special interests, despite pledging to end public corruption in Washington.