Brushing aside the traditional Election Night ballroom festivities in Washington D.C., both political parties do not appear to have planned any big galas as the polls close, with the Democrats appearing to forego any events altogether. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Report: Democratic National Committee Tops List Of ‘Deceased’ Donors

A new analysis of Federal Election Commission filings finds that 32 “deceased” people donated more than $586,000 to congressional and presidential candidates since Jan. 1, 2009.


File photo of Rep. Shelley Moore Capito. (credit: Getty Images)

GOP Raps Dems For IRS Union Cash

Seeking maximum political gain from the string of controversies swirling around the White House, Republicans are on the attack against Democratic lawmakers who accepted donations from the union that represents Internal Revenue Service employees.


Rep. Michelle Bachmann (R-MN) speaks on day two of the Republican National Convention (RNC) at the Xcel Energy Center on September 2, 2008 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Former Bachmann Aide Files Complaint To FEC

A former aide to Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission, claiming the one-time presidential challenger made improper payments to an Iowa state senator.


File photo of Dick Armey, former chairman of FreedomWorks. Contributions of close to $7 million came from one donor to FreedomWorks leading up to the election, according to campaign statements. (credit: Getty Images)

Shadowy Donor Behind Millions Of Dollars’ Worth Of Tea Party ‘Super’ PAC Checks

A lawyer in Tennessee who is mysteriously linked to millions of dollars in campaign contributions steered to congressional candidates doubled his investments in the weeks before Election Day and quietly funneled $6.8 million more to a prominent Tea Party group, according to new financial statements filed with the government.


President Barack Obama waves as he  walks on the South Lawn of the White House upon his return to Washington, D.C., after attending campaign events in McLean, Va., on June 27, 2012. (credit: URI GRIPAS/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Campaign: ‘We’ve Gotten Our Behinds Handed To Us’ By Romney

President Barack Obama told campaign donors Monday that “if the election were held today, I think it’d be close, but I think we’d win.” He said his opponents were “spending like nobody’s business” and that Democrats need substantial sums to counterpunch.


Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Is China’s Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?

Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.


Mitt Romney (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Has Disclosed Zero Complete Tax Returns

It turns out Romney either lied to the American public or filed an incomplete and incompetent IRS return in 2010. W. Mitt Romney is hiding the document that reveals more information about the money he is hiding in financial institutions favored by despots, terrorists, drug dealers, money launderers and tax cheats.


Mitt Romney's campaign pulled in $40 million last month, according to FEC totals. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Romney Raises $40M In April

Republican presidential challenger Mitt Romney and his party raised a combined $40.1 million in April.


Recent campaign financing from a trade group representing nursing homes could give Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) a much needed financial boost in his re-election bid. (credit: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Nursing Homes Come To Hatch’s Aid

A trade group representing nursing homes has given the Utah Republican Party $175,000 over the past year, money that could help Sen. Orrin Hatch stave off a tea party challenge and win re-election.


Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney prepares for a Super Tuesday contest that could define whether he will indeed be the Republican presidential nominee. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Super Tuesday Showdown: Romney-Santorum Big Day

On the eve of their Super Tuesday showdown, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum strained for an edge in Ohio on Monday and braced for the 10 primaries and caucuses likely to redefine the race for the Republican presidential nomination.