Tag: Federal Election Commission
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Associated PressMay 21, 2016

Donald Trump poured more than $7.5 million of his own money into his presidential campaign in April, bringing his total personal investment to more than $43 million since he declared his candidacy, new campaign finance reports filed late Friday show. The billionaire businessman, who swatted away 16 Republican rivals and relied heavily on wall-to-wall media […]

Associated PressMay 18, 2016

Donald Trump has told the government that his myriad businesses have flourished with rising revenues since his improbable political success, according to financial documents released Wednesday. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee said revenue at his businesses grew by $190 million over the past 17 months, and he had $557 million in earned income. The Federal […]

Jim RosicaMarch 24, 2016

Because of differences between federal and state campaign finance laws, Mike Haridopolos can use money left over from his failed U.S. Senate bid to run for state Senate, but Matt Gaetz, who switched from a state Senate seat to a congressional bid, is out of luck. Haridopolos, a Merritt Island Republican and former Senate President, is […]

Associated PressFebruary 21, 2016

The Republican and Democratic presidential contenders reported on the financial health of their national campaigns even as they were in the thick of the Nevada Democratic caucuses and South Carolina primary. Most of the outside groups known as super political action committees also faced a midnight Saturday deadline to report to the Federal Election Commission. […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 17, 2016

The American Democracy Legal Fund has filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission against Carlos Lopez-Cantera’s Senate campaign and the super PAC supporting him. The complaint alleges that the lieutenant governor’s Senate campaign and Reform Washington, the super PAC backing Lopez-Cantera, violated the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971. According to the complaint, the […]

Associated PressDecember 20, 2015

It can be hard to see where Donald Trump the business ends and Donald Trump the presidential candidate begins. When Trump is confronted by his political rivals, the Republican front-runner’s company attorney threatens lawsuits on corporate letterhead. When Trump’s campaign needs event space, private businesses sometimes provide it free. The political novice’s use of corporate […]


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