| 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.
| March 3, 2014, 3:44 p.m.
In the last several days, outside organizations have reported making almost a million dollars in independent expenditures to impact on the March 11th Florida special election. This raises the 2014 independent expenditure total for the race to over $7.5 million.
| March 3, 2014, 10:04 a.m.
A fundraiser for President Obamaís advocacy group, Organizing for Action, took steps to hide a $100,000 contribution from a New Jersey doctor who was seeking a pardon for Medicare fraud.
| March 1, 2014, 4:36 p.m.
The spouse of a current member of Congress has started her campaign to succeed her husband in the next Congress.
| Feb. 28, 2014, 3:51 p.m.
Members of Congress accepted more than $3.7 million of free trips during 2013, the highest since 2003. The trips were mostly paid for by non-profit organizations, many of which have a distinct public-policy agenda.
| Feb. 28, 2014, 9:14 a.m.
Democrat Alex Sink and Republican David Jolly have spent over $2 million for their March 11th special election, but national outside groups have spent three times as much trying to impact on the Florida 13th Congressional District election.
| Feb. 27, 2014, 4:46 p.m.
The federal agency that regulates campaign finance did not have the votes today to exempt ad disclaimers from cell phone political communications.
| Feb. 27, 2014, 1:08 p.m.
National organizations have spent more than $6.4 million on independent expenditures for and against candidates in the Florida special election to fill the seat of the late Rep. C.W. Bill Young, R-Fla.