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Five Joint Fundraising Committees Register at FEC

The Federal Election Commission has received five new registrations for political committees that will operate as joint fundraising committees, allowing a donor to easily write one check for a large amount. However, the check may not exceed the combined contribution limit for all the participating candidates/committees.  

Registering at the FEC were Kentucky Republican Leadership Fund , which is a joint fundraising effort by the Republican National Committee and the Republican Party of Kentucky.  

Chamber of Commerce Spends $5.2 Million on Ads

The Chamber of Commerce of the U.S . reported it spent $5.2 million last week on political advertisements for the 2014 elections. The Chamber identified how they sent the funds but did not report which corporations or donors provided the funds.  

The Chamber reported it paid $1,100,000 to Something Else Strategies as independent expenditures for TV and digital ads to run from May 7-31, supporting Senate candidate Rep. Cory Gardner , R-Colo.