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Time to Unite Lead & Serve with Integrity Contributors

METHODOLOGY: The numbers on this page are based on contributions from individuals giving $200 or more, as reported to the Federal Election Commission.<p>…

Elections

LG PAC Contributors, 2018 cycle

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Expenditures

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Donor Lookup

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Federal Election Commission rules candidates can use campaign money for child care

ALBANY — Federal election officials said Thursday it's okay for candidates to use campaign money to pay for child care.<p>In a landmark ruling, the …

Government

Top Industries

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Elections

Watchdog group alleges Trump violated campaign finance law

Money

Why hasn't John Bolton disbanded his PACs?

As John Bolton began his new job as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser Monday, two fundraising vehicles bearing his name remained …

Donald Trump

Beto O’Rourke Just Raked In an Epic $6.7M Haul in Fight to Unseat Ted Cruz

“We’re absolutely running this race the right way—not taking any PAC money, going to every single county and holding town halls across Texas where …

Ted Cruz

NRA: Foreign Funds We Accept Aren’t Used in Election Work

The National Rifle Association acknowledged that it “accepts foreign donations” but insisted that it does not use the money for “election work,” in a …

NRA

Porn star alleges threats for Trump affair claims

Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress who alleges that she had an affair with Donald Trump in 2006, said she was threatened for attempting to tell …

Donald Trump

Guccifer 2.0 is a Russian Intelligence Officer. Does That Mean Trump Team Colluded?

Whoever assisted a Kremlin intelligence officer regarding the DNC hack is open to a charge of criminal conspiracy. None other than Roger Stone …

Donald Trump

John Dowd quits as Trump's lead lawyer in special counsel Mueller's Russia probe

John Dowd resigned Thursday as President Donald Trump's lead attorney for special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian interference in the …

Donald Trump

GOP-affiliated groups have spent more than $3 million at Trump properties

Republican-affiliated campaigns, committees and outside groups have spent more than $3 million at various Trump properties since just after the 2016 …

Donald Trump

Stormy weather, or how a meeting at a golf resort blew up into a Trump scandal

The president and the porn star sounds like a twisted variant on a fairy tale, or one of those Hollywood rom-coms, or maybe something from the oeuvre of Stephanie Clifford.<p>Clifford, better known by her stage name, Stormy Daniels, is associated with such works as "Sex Door Neighbors," "Lust on the …

Donald Trump

The political economy has a stock market we should keep an eye on

This year, we are headed into the most expensive midterm election season this country has ever seen. The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is saddled …

Stock Markets

Who’s worse: Trump or his lawyers?

Gee, we’ve been hearing a ton about the turmoil in the president’s legal team. You probably have questions.<p>Is this something else I have to think …

Donald Trump

Lawyer Trying to Silence Stormy Daniels Has Done Trump’s Dirty Work Before

The Trump Organization lawyer whose name appears on court filings seeking to silence Stormy Daniels was a lead counsel defending the shady, …

Donald Trump

Trump Says There’s ‘No Reason’ GOP Cannot Win Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump seemed eager to do battle with Democrats in this fall’s midterm elections, praising Republican leaders -- and his …

Republicans

Facebook suffers biggest drop of stocks in four years amid alleged data leak crisis

Traders work on the floor at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on March 19, 2018 in New York. Shares of …

News (China)

Report: FEC Investigating Whether NRA Got Illegal Russian Donations

The Federal Election Commission has opened a preliminary investigation into whether the National Rifle Association received any illegal contributions …

News (U.S.)

Facebook suspends Cambridge Analytica, data firm that aided Trump campaign

Facebook Inc. said it suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data firm that helped President Donald Trump with the 2016 election, after learning that it misled the social-media giant and violated its policy for handling user data.<p>Facebook said late Friday it been given information that Cambridge …

Cambridge Analytica

Report: FEC investigating whether NRA received illegal Russian funds

Money

Porn star's lawyer: Stormy Daniels was 'threatened' to keep alleged affair with Trump secret

Stormy Daniels was threatened, her lawyer says, to keep her alleged 2006 affair with Donald Trump a secret.<p>Michael Avenatti, who represents the adult …

Donald Trump

Interior’s Ryan Zinke just can’t seem to stay out of trouble

It seemed like a perfectly reasonable question. At a House Natural Resources Committee hearing yesterday, Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii), a …

Donald Trump

Long-Divided Federal Election Commission Unites On Digital Ad Transparency

The Federal Election Commission, better known for deadlocks than decisions, has unanimously agreed to take a first step against anonymous political advertising on the internet.<p>The proposed rule deals with disclaimers — the "authorized by" taglines that are mandatory in print, television and radio …

Tech Trends

Trump Organization Tied to Deal to Keep Stormy Daniels Quiet

An assistant general counsel at the president’s flagship holding company intervened in arbitration proceeding in California to enforce a nondisclosure deal with former adult-film actress<p>By<p>Michael Rothfeld and<p>Michael Rothfeld<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@mrothfeld<p>michael.rothfeld@wsj.com<p>Joe …

Donald Trump

Another Democrat drops out of race for Leonard Lance's seat

Banking executive Linda Weber is the latest Democratic candidate to withdraw.

New Jersey

Porn star's lawyer gives Trump team an ultimatum: Take the money back by noon, or else

The lawyer for adult-film star Stormy Daniels says that they have not heard from Donald Trump’s team about the offer to pay back the $130,000 of …

Donald Trump

The Federal Election Commission is proposing stricter disclosure rules for political ads online

Following a year of criticism over transparency on internet platforms, the Federal Election Commission today proposed stricter regulations on how the agency handles disclaimers for political ads online.<p>The rules may not be in place before the midterms<p>The FEC has spent years debating how closely to …

Technology (India)