RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Federal Election Commission

A collection of news and information related to Federal Election Commission published by this site and its partners.

Top Federal Election Commission Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Robert B. Reich: The balance wheel of democracy

    Last week a majority of the Supreme Court decided that the First Amendment protects the right of individuals to pour as much as $3.6 million into a political party or $800,000 into a political campaign. The court said such spending doesn't corrupt...
  • Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland

    Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland
    HARTFORD — Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that they used a sham consulting contract with former Gov. John G. Rowland to pay him for secret political assistance to...
  • Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid

    Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid
    The first shoe fell Monday in the long-running federal investigation of a consulting deal involving former Gov. John G. Rowland. Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that Mr....
  • A win for the billionaires [Editorial]

    A win for the billionaires   [Editorial]
    In the world of John G. Roberts Jr., it appears the only true case of government corruption is the "American Hustle" style of handing over a pile of money to a congressman in some smoke-filled backroom deal. Yet here in the real world, we've come to...
  • Court strikes political donor caps

    Court strikes political donor caps
    A divided Supreme Court has struck down aggregate limits on how much money wealthy donors may spend on elections, a decision that could pour vast sums of new cash into the nation's increasingly expensive system of campaign finance. The 5-4 ruling...
  • Top GOP lawmakers in New Jersey pass on chance to challenge Booker

    TRENTON, N.J. Even as the national GOP works to take control of the Senate in November's midterm elections and high-profile challengers crop up in states that had seemed out of play New Jersey's top Republican political talent is passing on a chance to...
  • Reid will refund campaign for purchases from granddaughter's business

    WASHINGTON —   Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) plans to reimburse his campaign more than $16,000 for purchasing holiday gifts from his granddaughter's jewelry business. The Federal Election Commission sent Reid’s campaign a letter...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Lucky in Love'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Rake In this new episode, Keegan (Greg...
  • Supreme Court guts efforts to reform politics

    Supreme Court guts efforts to reform politics
    It was four decades ago, after the Watergate scandal, that Congress passed a landmark set of campaign-finance reforms to help restore public faith in government and reduce the risk of more corruption. Too bad the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority...
  • Charles Keating scandal proves Supreme Court is dead wrong on money

    What a fantastically ironic coincidence that on the same day the Supreme Court struck down a law limiting campaign contributions because money does not automatically corrupt politicians, we received news of the death of Charles Keating, the very poster...
  • High court tilts politics toward fat cats: Editorial

    High court tilts politics toward fat cats: Editorial
    It was four decades ago, after the Watergate scandal, that Congress passed a landmark set of campaign-finance reforms to help restore public faith in government and reduce the risk of more corruption. Too bad the U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority...