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  • Libertarian first-time candidate runs low-cost Senate race against Durbin

     Libertarian first-time candidate runs low-cost Senate race against Durbin
    Sharon Hansen, a Libertarian running for the U.S. Senate in Illinois, is a first-time candidate who recently reported just $53 in her campaign treasury and admits she doesn't even like politics. Hansen, 63, owns a bed-and-breakfast with her husband in...
  • U.S. House race in Western Md. turns feisty -- again

    U.S. House race in Western Md. turns feisty -- again
    Maryland's western-most congressional district is once again emerging as the liveliest and most expensive U.S. House race in the state, pitting two dynamic political forces in an increasingly negative campaign. Two years after Democratic Rep. John...
  • Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races

    Unprecedented amount of 'dark money' fuels midterm races
    In Kentucky's U.S. Senate race, crowded with attack ads from both sides, one group has spent millions praising Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell as a friend of the state's coal industry and flaying his Democratic challenger for cashing checks from...
  • Harris donates to new GOP fund engaging in state races

    Harris donates to new GOP fund engaging in state races
    Rep. Andy Harris, the state's top-elected Republican official, is attempting to boost GOP candidates running in Maryland legislative races by pumping money into a new organization made possible by relaxed federal campaign finance rules, recently filed...
  • In key election states, conservative groups build a ground game

    In key election states, conservative groups build a ground game
    For much of her 17 years as a financial planner, Molly Vogt never imagined she'd become a political activist. But she was outraged by the financial crisis, launching an economy-focused women's group called "My Purse Politics" and ultimately taking a full-...
  • Working Families Party, An Esty Ally, Files Complaint With FEC Over Greenberg's Office Rent

    Working Families Party, An Esty Ally, Files Complaint With FEC Over Greenberg's Office Rent
    The Connecticut Working Families Party said Friday that it has filed a complaint with federal election regulators against Republican 5th District congressional candidate Mark Greenberg and his campaign committee – for failing to pay a sufficient,...
  • Working Families Party Files Election Complaint Against Greenberg

    The Connecticut Working Families Party said Friday that it has filed a complaint with federal election regulators against Mark Greenberg, the Republican candidate for the 5th Congressional District, and his campaign committee for failing to pay a...
  • Reports show millions collected in some of state's hot House races

    Reports show millions collected in some of state's hot House races
    Candidates in some of California's hardest-fought congressional races continue to raise cash for campaigns that are costing millions, reports filed Thursday showed. Campaign finance reports, covering the period from Oct. 1-15, were due at the Federal...
  • Democrats No Longer Want Feds' Opinion On Malloy Mailers They've Already Sent

    Democrats No Longer Want Feds' Opinion On Malloy Mailers They've Already Sent
    The state Democratic Party has withdrawn its Oct. 1 request for a Federal Election Commission opinion on the legality of using funds raised for federal congressional campaigns to pay for mass mailings promoting re-election of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The...
  • Durbin far outpaces rival in fundraising

     Durbin far outpaces rival in fundraising
    Sen. Dick Durbin has maintained his fundraising dominance in his re-election campaign, reporting more than $1.3 million in contributions during the year's third quarter and $4.7 million in cash left at the end of September. The Democratic lawmaker's...
  • Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts

    Connecticut Incumbents in Congress Boast Sizeable Bank Accounts
    Democratic U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has a huge cash advantage over Mark Greenberg, her Republican challenger, newly filed campaign finance reports show. Esty, a freshman representing Connecticut's 5th District inCongress, had $923,010 on hand as of...