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With fec again defanged, trump’s latest nominee likely to face opposition

With fec again defanged, trump’s latest nominee likely to face opposition
Alice Alice 3 days, 6 hours ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom1 week ago(Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call) The Federal Election Commission is once again lacking the four commissioners it needs to enforce campaign finance laws and close loopholes as Ele...
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These incumbents’ campaigns are paying big wages to family members

These incumbents’ campaigns are paying big wages to family members
Alice Alice 5 days ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ian Karbal7 days agoRep. Steve King (R-Iowa) (Joshua Lott/Getty Images) While winning a congressional race can mean big things for a candidate, sometimes a family member comes along for the ride. Candida...
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Progressive candidates with pac backing on the verge of victory in new york

Progressive candidates with pac backing on the verge of victory in new york
Jino Jino 10 days ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ian Karbal6 days agoJamaal Bowman on Election Night (Stephanie Keith/Getty Images) Progressive candidates in New York, backed by millions in outside spending from emboldened progressive groups, appear like...
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Trump’s cash advantage over biden is shrinking

Trump’s cash advantage over biden is shrinking
Cobra Cobra 10 days ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom1 week ago(JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) President Donald Trump still has a cash advantage over Democratic challenger Joe Biden, but his lead is far smaller than it was just a few ...
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Big money, controversy hit primary race to unseat oklahoma’s lone democrat

Big money, controversy hit primary race to unseat oklahoma’s lone democrat
Alice Alice 10 days ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Zamone Perez7 days agoRep. Kendra Horn, D-Okla., (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call) A number of candidates are vying for the chance to challenge Rep. Kendra Horn (D-Okla.) in November. And the money — much l...
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New jersey dems engage in bitter primary hoping to take on democrat-turned-republican

New jersey dems engage in bitter primary hoping to take on democrat-turned-republican
Alice Alice 10 days ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Zamone Perez18 hours ago(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) An ancient proverb argues that the enemy of your enemy is your friend. But in New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District Democratic primary, the race betwee...
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Fec to take public comments on petition to close ‘bloomberg loophole’

Fec to take public comments on petition to close ‘bloomberg loophole’
Alice Alice 24 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom6 days ago(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) The Federal Election Commission agreed Thursday to take public comments on a petition to close a loophole that allowed former presidential candidate ...
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Outside money flows in as 30-year incumbent faces progressive primary challenger

Outside money flows in as 30-year incumbent faces progressive primary challenger
Cobra Cobra 21 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ian Karbal5 days agoRep. Eliot Engel (Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Longtime incumbent Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) is facing the most serious primary of his 30-year career after a controversial c...
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Liberal groups unite to stop unlikely frontrunner in crowded bronx house primary

Liberal groups unite to stop unlikely frontrunner in crowded bronx house primary
Alice Alice 21 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom3 days agoRubén Díaz Sr outside his office in the Bronx (Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images) New York City Councilman Rubén Díaz Sr. has far less campaign cash than his Democra...
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Liberal groups and federal employee unions lobby for dc statehood amid republican opposition

Liberal groups and federal employee unions lobby for dc statehood amid republican opposition
Cobra Cobra 21 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ian Karbal1 week ago(Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) At a June 4 press conference, Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser renewed her calls for D.C. statehood with fresh urgency. The mayor ...
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No, that company cannot fund trump’s campaign

No, that company cannot fund trump’s campaign
Alice Alice 21 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom and Brendan Quinn1 week agoA Wendy’s in Idaho (Don & Melinda Crawford/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Major corporations aren’t bankrolling President Donald ...
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Democrats’ kentucky senate hopeful smashes fundraising records, but can she win the primary?

Democrats’ kentucky senate hopeful smashes fundraising records, but can she win the primary?
Karisma Karisma 21 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom4 days agoPictured is Democratic Kentucky Senate candidate Amy McGrath during her unsuccessful run for Congress in 2018. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Amy McGrath, national Democrats’ prefer...
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Super pacs pour half-million into nevada house primary without disclosing donors

Super pacs pour half-million into nevada house primary without disclosing donors
Cobra Cobra 12 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom1 week agoImage captured via ESactionfund “swampy” ad found on Youtube As of June 11, Dan Rodimer led Dan Schwartz with 44 percent of the vote. Below is the unedited story published Jun...
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Backed by trump allies, qanon promoter vies for georgia house seat

Backed by trump allies, qanon promoter vies for georgia house seat
Jino Jino 12 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ian Karbal3 days agoScreenshot from Marjorie Greene campaign ad, captured via YouTube On June 9, Marjorie Greene advanced to a runoff against John Cowan with roughly 41 percent of the vote. Below is the un...
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Political donations dropped off as coronavirus pandemic peaked

Political donations dropped off as coronavirus pandemic peaked
Karisma Karisma 10 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom21 hours ago(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Political fundraising took an intense dip as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged the nation in mid-March and early April, according to OpenSecrets’...
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Super pac with ties to georgia senate candidate reveals donors after opensecrets report

Super pac with ties to georgia senate candidate reveals donors after opensecrets report
Cobra Cobra 10 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Anna Massoglia and Karl Evers-Hillstrom7 days agoImage captured via Undivided Purpose Georgia Senate ad found on YouTube. Note: Around an hour after this story was published, Undivided Purpose filed a rep...
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Renewed calls to demilitarize police set the stage for familiar union fight

Renewed calls to demilitarize police set the stage for familiar union fight
Alice Alice 10 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ian Karbal1 week agoPolice officers wearing riot gear push back demonstrators outside of the White House, June 1, 2020 (JOSE LUIS MAGANA/AFP via Getty Images) Clashes between protesters and law enforceme...
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Amid calls for police reform, new dataset shows where police money has flowed in congress

Amid calls for police reform, new dataset shows where police money has flowed in congress
Alice Alice 6 June, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Grace Haley and Ian Karbal10 hours ago(Scott Heins/Getty Images) Police reform is now a congressional priority following nationwide protests against police violence and systemic racism after the killing of...
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Conservative ‘dark money’ network rebranded to push voting restrictions before 2020 election

Conservative ‘dark money’ network rebranded to push voting restrictions before 2020 election
Jino Jino 31 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Anna Massoglia and Sam Levine4 days agoPresident Donald Trump and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) This story was reported in collaboratio...
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Outside groups help biden close the digital ad gap with trump on facebook

Outside groups help biden close the digital ad gap with trump on facebook
Karisma Karisma 31 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom4 days ago(Mark Makela/Getty Images) High-powered super PACs are helping presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden make up ground on social media against President Donald Trump, who has ...
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