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 78-88
  • In politics, just show us the money

    Over the last few years, the Supreme Court has repeatedly undermined even the most reasonable attempts to limit the corrupting influence of money in politics. In desperation, Democrats in Congress have tried at least to open the shadowy campaign finance...
  • Who Gets To Decide When A Name Offends?

    Amanda Blackhorse, a Navajo who successfully moved a federal agency to withdraw trademark protections from the Washington Redskins because it considers the team's name derogatory, lives on a reservation where Navajos root for the Red Mesa High School...
  • 'Hobby Lobby' just opened a new can of worms

    'Hobby Lobby' just opened a new can of worms
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some companies have the right to subvert a federal law in order to remain consistent with their religious beliefs (I'll get to how absurd it is that a company can have a "religious belief" in a moment). In this...
  • Foley Concedes Rowland Provided Services For His Company

    Foley Concedes Rowland Provided Services For His Company
    NEW HAVEN – Brian Foley acknowledged under cross-examination Tuesday that former Gov. John Rowland occasionally provided consulting services to his nursing home chain, but insisted the work was incidental to the far more extensive advice he was...
  • Witness Describes Opposition To Rowland's 'Illegal' Proposal

    Witness Describes Opposition To Rowland's 'Illegal' Proposal
    NEW HAVEN — The people running Mark Greenberg's 2010 congressional campaign — including the candidate himself — believed that there were big problems with the extravagant consulting deal that John Rowland had proposed to them: It cost...
  • 'I Can Get You Elected,' Rowland Promised Wilson-Foley, Her Husband Testifies

     'I Can Get You Elected,' Rowland Promised Wilson-Foley, Her Husband Testifies
    NEW HAVEN — Brian Foley, the health care executive who admits secretly paying former Gov. John G. Rowland to run his wife's 2012 congressional campaign, testified Friday that the scheme developed out of a sales pitch by Rowland at a Farmington...
  • Rowland Saga Is A Shame

    Rowland Saga Is A Shame
    He's back ... Before a federal judge and jury, that is. What a pity. That's not a good place for an ex-politician up on corruption charges to be. Former Gov. John G. Rowland had the education, family background, community standing, political skills,...
  • Liberal Activists In Connecticut Want Elizabeth Warren To Run

    Liberal Activists In Connecticut Want Elizabeth Warren To Run
    TORRINGTON — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is not — I repeat, not — running for president. The Democrat from Massachusetts has said over and over that she will not be a candidate in 2016. She even recently had her attorney send a letter...
  • Rowland Lawyer To Jurors: Former Governor Is Scapegoat

    Rowland Lawyer To Jurors: Former Governor Is Scapegoat
    NEW HAVEN — The John Rowland that his defense team presented to jurors at Rowland's campaign finance fraud trial Wednesday bore little resemblance to the cocky, young politician who soared from a 23-year-old state representative through the U.S....
  • Jackson Jr.'s political fund fined nearly $18,000 for missing reports

    Jackson Jr.'s political fund fined nearly $18,000 for missing reports
    WASHINGTON — Jesse Jackson Jr. is out of Congress and in a prison camp, but he hasn't escaped the wrath of the Federal Election Commission. On Friday, the FEC announced nearly $18,000 in fines against his campaign committee for failure to file...
  • Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress

    Rowland Defense: Case About Trying To Buy Seat In Congress
    NEW HAVEN – John G. Rowland's prosecutors argued Thursday that the former three-term governor has struck at one of the underpinnings of free and fair elections and they urged jurors who have watched and listened through two weeks of trial to find...