battleground texas

Members of Congress and Super PACs Keep Lawyers Busy

Campaign finance lawyers have been busy in the last few months providing legal services to members of Congress, Super PACs, and presidential campaigns.  

Several Senate and House members  dealt with serious campaign finance legal questions and investigations during the last quarter of 2013. Here are a few of the members of Congress and political organizations that paid for legal services, many relating to investigations and inquiries by the House and Senate Ethics Committees, the Federal Election Commission, and others.  

Donor who Gave Wendy Davis $1 Million, Gives Super PAC $1 Million

A family care physician in Austin, Texas, who gave $1 million to the Gubernatorial campaign of Democrat Wendy Davis last year, has tossed in another $1 million to a Texas super PAC.  

Battleground Texas, a Democratic-oriented super PAC, reported it received $1 million on 11/22 from Carolyn Oliver,  a physician and attorney in Austin Texas. The PAC is seeking to make Texas competitive for Democrats.