| April 24, 2014, 11:21 a.m.
The Federal Election Commission is making available online updated resources for those involved in the 2014 elections.
| April 22, 2014, 5:18 p.m.
Internet-related companies continued to keep their connections with Congress and the executive branch by lobbying during the first three months of the year.
| April 22, 2014, 11:54 a.m.
Five pharmaceutical companies have reported million-dollar increases in their spending on lobbying the federal government during the first quarter of 2014.
| April 22, 2014, 10:20 a.m.
Twenty-five organizations have reported spending more than $1 million a month lobbying the federal government in 2014.
| April 21, 2014, 6:15 p.m.
Two communications companies hoping to gain government approval of the planned merger of their operations, have reported spending $5.02 million lobbying the federal government in the last three months, according to new federal reports.
| April 21, 2014, 2 p.m.
The two House Congressional campaign committees added to their war chests during March, with the Democrats topping $40 million.
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee reported it had receipts of $10,340,790 and disbursements of $4,511,496 during March, leaving $40,239,885 cash on hand on March 31st.
The Committee raised $3.8 million from contributors giving $200 or less, and $3.7 million from those giving more than $200. The committee received $2.5 million from PACs and other committees, and
| April 21, 2014, 12:35 p.m.
The Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. reported it spent almost $19 million on lobbying the federal government during the first quarter of the year.
| April 21, 2014, 11:50 a.m.
Both the national party committees reported raising $10 million during March, but the Democrats are still $14 million in debt.
| April 21, 2014, 11:10 a.m.
A Republican Super PAC has raised $5.2 million in the first quarter of the year from 24 donors.
| April 21, 2014, 10:23 a.m.
President Obamaís advocacy group is continuing to receive donations of several hundred thousands of dollars, including one of $500,000 in the first quarter, which brings the donorís aggregate contribution total to $1 million since the group was founded.
| April 18, 2014, 2:18 p.m.
The political committees of several national labor organizations moved large amounts of political contributions to federal candidates and committees during March, according to early reports.
| April 18, 2014, 12:55 p.m.
Two of the largest courier and shipping services have reported spending more than $3 million on lobbying the federal government during the first quarter.
| April 18, 2014, 10:16 a.m.
A New York hotel magnate pleaded guilty Thursday to making $180,000 in contributions through straw donors to three federal campaigns.
| April 17, 2014, 12:42 p.m.
While it was pushing for a ďdoc fixĒ to delay cuts in Medicare payments to physicians, the PAC of orthopaedic surgeons contributed over $360,000 to Congressional candidates, leadership PACs, and party committees during the first quarter of the year.
| April 16, 2014, 5:05 p.m.
The award for most efficient fundraising this year will probably go to House candidate Debbie Dingell, who in 32 days spent less than $12,000 and raised over a half million dollars.
| April 16, 2014, 2:28 p.m.
A Super PAC encouraging a presidential run by Hillary Clinton has spent over $1.5 million for online advertising during the last 15 months and raised over $5.7 million.
| April 16, 2014, 12:27 p.m.
The Democratic Governors Association reported raising $11,722,581 and spending $6,753,330 during the first quarter of the year.
| April 16, 2014, 11:02 a.m.
Under the chairmanship of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the Republican Governors Association reported more than $22 million in donations during the first quarter of the year.
| April 15, 2014, 8:50 p.m.
Funds from a political action committee founded by former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., were given in March to eighteen party committees in New Hampshire, where Brown is now a U.S. Senate candidate.
| April 15, 2014, 5:45 p.m.
Corporations that stated they would voluntarily disclose their political contributions have been criticized by an organization that went through I.R.S. reports of the recipients to see if the corporations disclosed all.