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The Democratic National Committee says it raised $8.9 million last month and has cut its debt to a new low this election cycle. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

DNC Raises $9M In April, Cuts Debt To New Low

The Democratic National Committee says it raised $8.9 million last month and has cut its debt to a new low this election cycle.

05/20/2014

Va. Gov. Terry McAuliffe. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Paid GOP Operative $140K for Consulting

Boyd Marcus shocked Virginia’s political class last year by endorsing McAuliffe.

02/04/2014

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Replaces Lerner Amid Tea Party Controversy

A day after she refused to answer questions at a congressional hearing, Lois Lerner was replaced Thursday as director of the Internal Revenue Service division that oversaw agents who targeted tea party groups.

05/23/2013

The National Rifle Association has seen a massive increase in fundraising in the months since the shootings in Newtown, Conn., which prompted a nationwide debate on gun control. (read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

NRA Fundraising Largely Increases In Months Since Newtown Shootings

The National Rifle Association has seen a massive increase in fundraising in the months since the shootings in Newtown, Conn., which prompted a nationwide debate on gun control.

03/21/2013

File photo of the U.S. Supreme Court Building. (credit: Getty Images)

Supreme Court Won’t Hear Anti-Abortion Group’s Campaign Finance Arguments

The Supreme Court will not hear an appeal from an anti-abortion group that wanted to be exempted from campaign finance disclosure regulations.

01/07/2013

Text message and cell phone donations began in late August and account for 10 percent of the presidential candidate's funds. (Photo credit should read PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: 10 Percent Of Campaign Donations Sent Via Text, Favors Dems

A new study finds that text donations are already becoming a prominent factor in political fundraising, with 10 percent of presidential campaign donors sending over money via cell phone.

10/25/2012

FEC filing

Massachusetts PAC Misspells Its Own Name

Massachusetts Forward, a Super PAC, misspelled its Massachusetts in its Federal Election Commission filings.

06/22/2012

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney gestures while speaking during an event at NuVasive, a maker of devices intended to improve spinal care, in San Diego, Calif., on March 26, 2012. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Fundraisers Pulling In Millions For Campaign

A review by The Associated Press of campaign records and other documents reveals hints about the vast national network of business leaders bringing in millions to elect Romney.

03/27/2012

Presidential candidate Mitt Romney celebrates. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Karl Rove’s Super PAC Putting Millions Behind Romney’s Campaign

In an indication the GOP establishment may be starting to coalesce behind him, major contributors to a key Republican political organization founded by political strategist Karl Rove have boosted their financial support for front-runner Mitt Romney.

03/21/2012

Much of the fundraising for Mitt Romney's campaign has been the result of anonymous "bundlers," many of which have not been identified to this point. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Most Of Romney’s Top Fundraisers Remain Anonymous

Despite criticism of Fannie Mae by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, his campaign accepted nearly $280,000 in donations raised by a registered lobbyist who once represented the government mortgage giant and whose clients now include a private equity firm and the drug company Pfizer.

02/13/2012

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