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  • 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...
  • 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    The state Democratic Party has withdrawn its Oct. 1 request for a Federal Election Commission opinion on the legality of using funds raised for federal congressional campaigns to pay for mass mailings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...
  • New Gilmore PAC dropping ads in Virginia, Iowa and New Hampshire

    Former Gov. Jim Gilmore is dipping his toes into the water of three U.S. Senate races with a new PAC and an ad campaign that features him front-and-center. The ads are running through a super PAC called Growth PAC, which formed in September according to...
  • With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked

    With Rowland's Conviction, Attention Turns To Radio Station Where He Worked
    With former Gov. John G. Rowland in legal limbo, stuck between conviction in September on campaign fraud charges and a January sentencing date, interest has shifted to his last employer, local radio powerhouse WTIC-AM, where license renewal has been...
  • Politics as Usual

    Politics as Usual
    Casey talks FIFA scandal with soccer fans Sen. Bob Casey's concerns over the FIFA scandal earned him a rather unusual media appearance for a member of Congress: an interview on a soccer-centric podcast. The Democratic senior senator from...
  • Outside groups spending millions in hot California House races

     Spending by political parties and other interest groups in some of California's hottest congressional races continued to climb over the last week, in one case even surpassing what the candidates have raised for their campaigns.  The groups are not...
  • Sixth District is state's most pricey House race

    Sixth District is state's most pricey House race
    Republican Dan Bongino, the former Secret Service agent running in Maryland's 6th Congressional District, raised more than $530,000 since July, significantly exceeding his past fundraising and nearly matching the incumbent's haul, campaign finance reports...
  • Same-party candidates in House races show wide range in fundraising

    Lopsided fundraising continued to show up in the three fall House races in California between members of the same party, campaign finance documents filed this week showed. The highest amounts raised in any of the three races were posted in the...