| March 20, 2014, 2:57 p.m.
Days before becoming the new U.S. Ambassador to China, a U.S. Senator gave away almost half a million dollars from his political fund.
| March 20, 2014, 12:38 p.m.
The political action committee of a major Internet services and products company has increased its political contributions to a new high.
| March 20, 2014, 11:35 a.m.
Corporate executives of Koch Industries and forty-one subsidiaries contributed over a quarter of a million dollars to its PAC during February, surprisingly none were named Koch.
| March 20, 2014, 10:22 a.m.
A conservative Super PAC has reported receiving a million donation from an investor.
| March 19, 2014, 5:53 p.m.
Although the snowy weather and recess slowed down legislative action during February, PAC money kept moving, led by the National Association of Realtors PAC, which gave over half a million dollars to federal candidates and committees.
Political action committees (PACs) of companies, unions, trade associations and other interest groups are reporting their financial activity for February on Thursday. Early filings indicate that some gave out more than $100,000 during February to federal candidates and committees.
| March 18, 2014, 2:57 p.m.
The political action committee of a major auto maker continues to make contributions to members of Congress, at the same time they are facing Congressional hearings next month on the companyís recalls of vehicles for safety issues.
| March 17, 2014, 10:46 a.m.
A former U.S. Senator has chosen to highlight an issue that may be a central point of a possible campaign to return to Congress, this time from another state.
| March 13, 2014, 5:17 p.m.
A former U.S. Representative has agreed to pay a civil penalty for personal use of campaign funds.
| March 13, 2014, 1:52 p.m.
Some members of Congress didnít stick around Washington during the cold month of February, but they found better places to be on free trips to foreign lands.
| March 12, 2014, 4:40 p.m.
Congress has taken steps to remove public funds from partially paying for national party conventions, but corporations, unions, and individuals will soon be on the hook for making up the difference.
| March 12, 2014, 1:43 p.m.
The Federal Election Commission is offering a Washington, D.C. seminar in April for treasurers and staff of corporations and their PACs whose responsibilities include compliance with federal campaign finance laws.
| March 12, 2014, 10:27 a.m.
Rep. Mike Michaud
The Super PAC of the United Steel Workers is moving hundreds of thousands of dollars to strengthen the state party working to elect a former steelworker as Governor.
The Super PAC of the United Steelworkers, USW Works, reported it gave $300,000 to the Maine Democratic Party during February. The union has endorsed Rep. Mike Michaud, D-Maine, to run against Gov. Paul LePage, R-Maine, in the November 2014 election. Before coming to Congress
| March 11, 2014, 5:32 p.m.
With Democrats and Republicans offering proposals to hit the financial sector with new taxes or fees, financial executives and lobbyists say they are re-evaluating how they will direct their political cash this election cycle and where they will seek allies on and off Capitol Hill.
| March 11, 2014, 1:37 p.m.
A Washington, D.C. businessman pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate federal and D.C. campaign finance laws.
| March 10, 2014, 4:02 p.m.
A lawyer at a former Fort Lauderdale law firm has been charged in a scheme to make illegal campaign contributions in the names of others.
| March 10, 2014, 12:17 p.m.
| March 6, 2014, 5:35 p.m.
Now that Rupert Murdoch has split off the entertainment properties to 21st Century Fox, the remaining News Corp publishing company has started to bring on board new lobbyists under the guidance of Toni Cook Bush.
| March 5, 2014, 5:57 p.m.
National party committees and super PACs continue to buy hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of independent expenditure ads in the last week before the Florida Special Election on March 11th.
| March 5, 2014, 11:08 a.m.
A major international automobile maker has joined a growing list of companies that have established disclosure measures to make transparent the companyís political activities policy and any political activities in which it participates.
| March 4, 2014, 4:28 p.m.
A leading campaign finance lawyer has joined a national advocacy organization to focus on campaign finance litigation and Federal Election Commission (FEC) regulatory oversight.