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  • SEEC To Feds: Dems' Pro-Malloy Spending Would 'Cynically Circumvent' Clean-Election Laws

    The State Elections Enforcement Commission on Tuesday sent federal election regulators a strongly worded denunciation of the state Democratic Party's plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal...
  • Wall St. pumps more money to Republicans, as ideology trumps issues

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street donors are opening their wallets to back the Republican fight for control of the U.S. Senate in November's election, and financial services has emerged again as the highest spending sector, according to campaign...
  • Election Agency To Feds: Dems' Plan Would 'Cynically Circumvent' State Financing Laws For Malloy

    Election Agency To Feds: Dems' Plan Would 'Cynically Circumvent' State Financing Laws For Malloy
    The State Elections Enforcement Commission (SEEC) Tuesday sent federal election regulators a strongly worded denunciation of the state Democratic Party's plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal...
  • Democrats Press Controversial Attempt To Use Federal Account To Fund Malloy's Re-Election

    Democrats Press Controversial Attempt To Use Federal Account To Fund Malloy's Re-Election
    The state Democratic Party is pushing an already controversial campaign-financing issue to a new level, asking the Federal Election Commission to comment on the legality of the party using money from a federal campaign account to pay for a planned...
  • Could a four-second mistake cost a candidate thousands of dollars?

    WASHINGTON A disclaimer may seem like a rote few seconds in a campaign ad, but failing to follow the specific guidelines could have costly consequences for a candidate. On Sept. 16, former Rep. Bobby Schilling, R-Ill., aired a 30-second ad titled "How...
  • Congressional Candidate Greenberg Falls Behind On His Rent – To Himself

    Congressional Candidate Greenberg Falls Behind On His Rent – To Himself
    It's one thing for a congressional candidate to fall eight months behind on rent payments for his campaign headquarters — but it's something else if the landlord is the candidate himself. That's what's happened with Republican nominee Mark...
  • Dems Wrong To Tap Federal Campaign Account

    Dems Wrong To Tap Federal Campaign Account
    It's disappointing and scary that the state Democratic Party wants to undo a hard-won clean-election reform. This has to cause Connecticut voters to wonder why they're paying for state elections if public financing can't keep state contractor and...
  • Frederica Wilson seeks re-election against GOP opponent

    Frederica Wilson seeks re-election against GOP opponent
    Congresswoman Frederica Wilson is running for re-election to a third term against a Haitian-American Republican, Dufirstson Neree, in one of the most Democratic districts in Florida and the nation. Wilson, if re-elected, plans to focus on legislation...
  • Oberweis courts South Side voters with ice cream

    Oberweis courts South Side voters with ice cream
    State Sen. Jim Oberweis, the Republican challenger for U.S. Senate, has been standing on a street corner on the South Side, handing out ice cream to potential voters as part of his effort to unseat Democratic incumbent Dick Durbin in the Nov. 4 election....
  • GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy

    GOP Lawmakers Blast Dems' Plan To Use Federal Money For Malloy
    Republican state legislators Tuesday blasted a state Democratic Party plan to pay for part of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election effort with money raised for federal congressional campaigns, saying it would destroy the "last remnants of 'clean campaign...
  • Democrats Press Controversial Attempt To Use Federal Campaign Account For Malloy's Re-Election Effort

    Democrats Press Controversial Attempt To Use Federal Campaign Account For Malloy's Re-Election Effort
    The state Democratic Party is pushing an already-controversial campaign-financing issue to a new level, asking the Federal Election Commission to declare that it's legal for the party to use money from a federal campaign account to pay for a planned...