Already Embroiled In Controversy Over Death Of Chicago Man Daniel Prude In Police Custody, Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren Indicted In Unrelated Campaign Finance ProbeRochester Mayor Lovely Warren was indicted this week on charges she broke campaign finance rules and committed fraud during her reelection campaign three years ago.
Political Candidate Says There's A Double Standard On Spending Money"I'm tired of white people telling me how to spend my own money to help poor people and the needy."
Giuliani: Cohen May Have Paid Other Women For Trump 'If Necessary'The FBI raided Cohen's home, office and hotel room last month in part to seek information that included payments made to women who alleged affairs with Trump.
Watchdog Group Seeks Incentives For Small Campaign DonationsIllinois Public Interest Research Group director Abe Scarr said campaign finance records show contributions of more than $1,000 account for more than 86 percent of all money flowing to the five mayoral campaigns, while less than 2 percent of the dollars came from small contributions of less than $150.
Jackson Jr. Campaign Finance Reports Lack Details On Credit Charges, Furniture PurchaseCBS 2 has learned Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr.'s campaign finance reports do not provide details for hundreds of thousands of dollars in credit card charges, or for an $8,000 purchase from a suburban furniture store. That, amid reports the federal probe is focused on alleged misuse of campaign cash to redecorate his home.
Biased Media Criticizes Romney’s Top FundraisersAs the media positively and glowingly report high-profile presidential fundraising events for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee, they report on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s and the Republican’s big-dollar fundraising gatherings in and around Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention with total suspicion and even worse.
Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White MenHarry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.
Illinois Backs Move To Preserve Montana Campaign Finance LawIllinois is among the states backing Montana in its fight to prevent the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision from being used to strike down state laws that restrict corporate campaign spending.
Judge Rejects State Law Restricting PAC FundraisingA federal judge has struck down part of Illinois' campaign finance law that restricted fundraising by independent political action committees.