The criminal indictment against two associates of President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani describes an elaborate, months-long scheme to funnel foreign money into federal and state elections around the US to curry favor with politicians on behalf of at least one Ukrainian government official and a Russian businessman.
Author: Fredreka Schouten
The federal agency charged with policing violations of campaign finance laws just lost its power to enforce those laws as the country heads into the 2020 elections.
A campaign-finance watchdog group filed a complaint Wednesday, urging federal regulators to investigate the fundraising tactics of New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's presidential campaign and two political action committees tied to him.
President Donald Trump's campaign aides on Tuesday sharply criticized Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro for posting to social media the names and employers of some of the President's largest donors in San Antonio.
Democrat Jim Moran left Congress four years ago, but last September, his campaign committee paid more than $1,900 in hotel expenses at a mansion-turned-inn nestled in Nantucket's historic district.
The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to take up a case that would have given businesses the right to contribute money directly to candidates.
Joe Biden's campaign said it raised $6.3 million in the first 24 hours of his presidential campaign launch, a haul that surpassed the Day One amounts collected by his rivals in the crowded Democratic field.
Bernie Sanders, a one-time political insurgent, has cemented his role as the fundraising frontrunner of the 2020 Democratic field -- as many of his rivals report pulling in just a fraction of the $18.2 million the Vermont senator collected during the first 41 days of his presidential campaign.
Officials in the influential conservative network affiliated with Charles Koch kicked off their winter summit emphasizing bipartisanship and working to steer clear of fresh confrontation with President Donald Trump.
Lobbying activity in Washington surged to $3.4 billion last year -- its highest level since 2010 -- as companies, trade groups and other interests raced to shape policies on international trade, drug prices and other issues during President Donald Trump's second year in office, a new tally shows.