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Governor Scott Walker plans to make his White House bid official on Monday, July 13th

WASHINGTON — Governor Scott Walker plans to make his White House bid official on Monday, July 13th in Waukesha.

A Walker aide with knowledge of the rollout confirmed the plan Thursday morning on condition of anonymity because no public declaration has been made yet. 504 more words

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How Gridlock Is Hurting Campaign Finance Oversight

The Federal Election Commission, a bipartisan agency charged with enforcing and administering the nation’s campaign laws, will next month zoom past a fairly preposterous milestone given its mission: two years without anyone leading its nonpartisan legal office. 1,725 more words

Trump Donated To Clinton, Biden, And Other Democrats

Donald Trump announced earlier today that he was running for President. He will be participating in the GOP primary and might even make it onto the debate stage; however, Federal Election Commission data shows that Trump donated to a multitude of Democratic candidates and affiliated organizations, including the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee: Hillary Clinton. 254 more words

2016 Presidential Election

Republican operative sentenced to 2 years in landmark election case

Mark Zapotosky and Matea Gold

Washington Post

A former Republican political operative convicted in the first federal criminal case of illegal coordination between a campaign and a purportedly independent ally was sentenced Friday to two years in prison — a lighter punishment than prosecutors sought but one that still served as a sharp warning. 1,021 more words

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RETURN OF THE SPEECH POLICE: 2012 It was the IRS. This Election? Watch the DOJ

You won’t read much about it in the Beltway press corps, but a behind-the-scenes effort is under way to lobby the Federal Election Commission and… 622 more words

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Guinta under fire: State GOP chairman latest to criticize N.H. congressman

The head of the New Hampshire Republican Party, Jennifer Horn, has turned against GOP Rep. Frank Guinta, saying the congressman’s credibility is “irreparably damaged.”

Guinta has been involved in a long-running investigation of his 2010… 291 more words

Campaign Finance

Dems' Objections to OTC Birth Control?

Republicans Are Behind It

S. E. Cupp writes: A long, long time ago — way back in 2013 — pro-choice progressives united in a new clarion call to make prescription birth control available over the counter. 534 more words

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