campaign finance

Ex-Campaign Treasurer Sentenced for Diverting FundsThe campaign treasurer for a former D.C. councilmember has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for violating campaign finance laws and evading income taxes.
5 Arrested in Protest Inside Supreme CourtProtesters disrupted Supreme Court proceedings on Wednesday for the second time this year with shouted criticism of the court's previous rulings on campaign finance.
D.C. Mayor Gray's Campaign Driver Charged With Conspiracy A sixth person has been charged with a crime related to illegal funding of District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray's 2010 campaign.
Reid: GOP Senators Should Wear NASCAR-Like Logos From Koch Industries Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid continued his verbal attacks on the conservative billionaire Koch brothers, saying in his latest anti-Koch comments that Republican senators should wear Nascar-like logos showing they received money from the duo.
D.C. Mayor Has Most Campaign Money Left to Spend With a week left before the District of Columbia's Democratic mayoral primary, Mayor Vincent Gray has more money left to spend than any of his rivals.
GOP Seeks Investigation of McAuliffe Appointment Virginia Republicans want an investigation into Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointment of a longtime GOP operative to the state Alcoholic Beverage Control board.
Md. Governor Candidates Release Campaign Financing ReportsLt. Gov. Anthony Brown and his running mate, Ken Ulman, are reporting $7 million cash on hand in the Maryland governor's race, and Attorney General Doug Gansler is reporting $6.3 million.
Thompson Petitions Supreme Court Over Documents Lawyers for a District of Columbia businessman at the center of a wide-ranging campaign finance investigation have asked the Supreme Court to take a case involving some of the documents seized from his home and office.
Anti-Bundling Bill Advances in D.C. Council A D.C. Council committee has approved a bill that would ban businesspeople from using multiple limited-liability corporations to contribute to political campaigns in the city.
Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White MenHarry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.
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