| Dec. 10, 2013, 2:05 p.m.
One the country’s largest managed health care companies is being sued for violating the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by including false and misleading information in proxy statements about its political activity.
| Dec. 9, 2013, 3:47 p.m.
A subsidiary of a Chinese technology company continues to lobby the federal government although the chief executive of its parent company claims the firm as decided to abandon the U.S. Market.
| Dec. 9, 2013, 2:36 p.m.
The House of Representatives has scheduled a vote this week to eliminate taxpayer financing of presidential campaigns.
| Dec. 8, 2013, 10:29 a.m.
A Democratic super PAC has reported already spending more than one million dollars to support a Democratic Senator for her 2014 re-election.
| Dec. 6, 2013, 5:04 p.m.
Two organizations that announced they would be making early independent expenditures for 2014 candidates have followed through and reported spending $747,469 in the last two days on independent expenditure advertisements.
| Dec. 6, 2013, 3:34 p.m.
The development of various forms of virtual currency is a growing topic from China to the United States, and some individuals have started a group to support political activities that promote competitive forms of currency.
| Dec. 6, 2013, 2:19 p.m.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., has terminated her congressional campaign committee and has transferred the remaining funds to her political action committee.
| Dec. 5, 2013, 6:12 p.m.
A Republican Congressional candidate running a special general election in Alabama’s First Congressional District has reported he has $136,000 in cash as of the day before Thanksgiving, and is expected to easily win a seat in Congress on December 17th.
| Dec. 5, 2013, 5:09 p.m.
A new Super PAC reported spending $98,000 for independent expenditure ads supporting Sen. Mark Begich, who is up for re-election in 2014.
| Dec. 5, 2013, 4:41 p.m.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce reported it purchased $200,000 in advertisements defending Sen. Mitch McConnell for his protection of the coal industry.
| Dec. 4, 2013, 4:01 p.m.
The re-election campaign committee of a sitting five-term U.S. Senator appears not quite up to speed on the basic campaign mechanics for their 2014 election.
| Dec. 4, 2013, 12:30 p.m.
A multinational corporation who wants to sell more load-lightening high-strength solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense, has registered a second federal PAC to give contributions to federal candidates and committees.
| Dec. 2, 2013, 2:20 p.m.
A national party-oriented Section 527 committee reported it funneled more than $3 million in October to impact on the Nov. 5th Virginia election.
The Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC), a Section 527 committee, reported it had receipts of $1,794,358 and expenditures of $4,523,760 during October.
Major donors included Reynolds American (NC) 200,000; Comcast Financial Agency Corporation (PA) $200,000; Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NV) $65,000; Motorola Solutions (IL) $100,000; Florida Power & Light Company (FL) $50,000;
| Dec. 2, 2013, 11:30 a.m.
Gambling companies usually are good at watching the numbers, but one gaming company has not been watching the financial numbers of their PAC.
| Nov. 30, 2013, 11:12 a.m.
Two new members to Congress have set up leadership PACs to support candidates who want to make government work and who want everyone at the table for legislative deliberations.
| Nov. 29, 2013, 5:38 p.m.
A small fine from a small federal agency for not reporting may be the least of former Rep. Jesse Jackson’s problems, but this agency treats campaigns equally and probably won’t give up until all the money is accounted for and reported.
| Nov. 29, 2013, 2:45 p.m.
The investigative firm that vetted Edward Snowden, and is also defending itself from a government lawsuit, has hired another Washington lobbying firm.
| Nov. 29, 2013, 12:06 p.m.
A Congressional candidate running in a special general election in December is far ahead of her Republican opponent in fundraising and spending.
| Nov. 29, 2013, 11:11 a.m.
A U.S. Congressman who profited from several stock transactions involving initial public offerings (IPOs) has disgorged the profits to the U.S. Treasury.
| Nov. 27, 2013, 5:38 p.m.
It took a fifteen-year lobbying effort, including letters to five U.S. Presidents, for an American writer to persuade the President to proclaim a national holiday for Thanksgiving Day.