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  • Jackson Jr.'s ex-treasurer fined over failure to file report

    Jackson Jr.'s ex-treasurer fined over failure to file report
    WASHINGTON — Chicago attorney Vickie Pasley, who was treasurer of Jesse Jackson Jr.'s campaign committee, has been fined $7,150 by the Federal Election Commission, newly released documents show. The fine, made public Friday, stems from the Jackson...
  • The next 'Citizens United' is coming your way

    The next 'Citizens United' is coming your way
    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in a campaign finance case that could be even bigger than the last one, the infamous Citizens United case of 2010. The new case, McCutcheon vs. FEC, challenges the aggregate spending...
  • It's not looking good for campaign finance limits at Supreme Court

    It's not looking good for campaign finance limits at Supreme Court
    The smart money is saying that at least some Watergate-era campaign finance limits could be struck down by the Supreme Court in a case reminiscent of the 2011 Citizens United disaster. Oral arguments were heard Tuesday in the new case, McCutcheon vs....
  • Moorlach to run for Congress

    Moorlach to run for Congress
    Supervisor John Moorlach, who gained political recognition in 1994 when he raised concerns about the vulnerability of Orange County's investment pool during his campaign for county treasurer, announced Wednesday that he plans to run for Congress. The...
  • Giffords new gun control PAC gives first to Toomey

    Giffords new gun control PAC gives first to Toomey
    Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Pat Toomey will be among the first beneficiaries of a political action committee run by former Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.  Giffords had a PAC that she used primarily to pay for air travel, according to Federal...
  • Gov. Brown extends use of carpool lanes for electric cars, others

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday approved a four-year extension of carpool lane access for electric cars and low-emission vehicles, but vetoed a bill that would have allowed solo motorists in regular cars access to those lanes on two Los Angeles...
  • Mark Russell

    Shame on ABC for the Marian Gingrich interview. Since Mitt Romney does not have a vengeful ex-wife, it is not a level playing field. According to the Federal Election Commission, if one candidate has an ex-spouse seething with revenge, all other...
  • Borrowing eats up smaller share of California budget

    SACRAMENTO -- The cost of financing California government with bonds is expected to consume 7.7% of the state's general fund tax revenue over the next year, according to a new report from the state Treasurer Bill Lockyer. The total bill is pegged at $7....
  • New multi-state group pushes campaign disclosure

    SACRAMENTO -- California's top campaign finance watchdog announced Thursday a collaboration among multiple states to share information on enforcing disclosure rules. The 10-state effort, which also includes New York City officials, was a goal of Ann...
  • Court Must Weigh Big Money Influence

    The conservative Roberts court may soon take another step in rolling back longstanding limits on the corrupting influence of money in politics. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case...
  • Get ready for 'Son of Citizens United'

    The conservative Roberts court may soon take another step in rolling back longstanding limits on the corrupting influence of money in politics. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments October 8 for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case...