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  • Democrats Reap $91,000 From Charter Schools Advocate And His Family

    There may be no better illustration of state Democrats' massive fundraising efforts in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election year than the political donations of Jonathan Sackler and his extended family. A total of $91,000 in donations has rolled into...
  • Living with political lying

    The Times is correct that "often it will be a matter of debate whether a characterization of a candidate's record is false or merely misleading." ("When it comes to politics, there's no need to outlaw lying," Editorial, June 17) Particularly in a...
  • FEC allows political groups to accept bitcoin donations

    FEC allows political groups to accept bitcoin donations
    The Federal Election Commission ruled unanimously Thursday that certain political committees can accept contributions in bitcoins, a digital currency that has gained traction among free-market advocates but drawn criticism for making it easier to sell...
  • Kashkari puts another $500,000 of his own money into gubernatorial bid

    Kashkari puts another $500,000 of his own money into gubernatorial bid
    Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari donated an additional $500,000 of his own money to his campaign, bringing his self-funding total to $1 million, according to a filing posted on the secretary of state’s website Friday. Kashkari, who is...
  • Candidate hopes to deliver knockout blow to Alcee Hastings

    Candidate hopes to deliver knockout blow to Alcee Hastings
    He's got political consultants. He's conversant on a range of current issues. He offers a compelling personal story of triumphing over adversity. But Jameel McCline isn't anything like an ordinary congressional candidate. Consider: • When the...
  • Keep Corrupting Money Out Of Elections

    Connecticut has the best campaign finance laws in the country, designed to prevent the corrupting influence of big-money donors. A federal court ruling Tuesday ought to end the Democratic Governors Association's attempt to eviscerate those laws. On...
  • Stunner in the 7th: Cantor goes down

    Stunner in the 7th: Cantor goes down
    Here are your vote totals for Dave Brat's stunning upset tonight over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. You'll find a county-by-county map of results here. Statements are rolling in, and since I'm sure we won't have room for all of them, I'll post...
  • Battleground set for South Florida Congress races

    Battleground set for South Florida Congress races
    A blazing hot campaign will play out on Palm Beach County television screens as Republicans and Democrats fight over a congressional seat that either party could win in November. Freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is seeking a second term...
  • Secretive group spending money on former Rep. Joe Baca's campaign

    Secretive group spending money on former Rep. Joe Baca's campaign
    A secretive group is spending money on mail ads, phone calls and possibly billboards in support of former Democratic Rep. Joe Baca as he tries to make a comeback in a heated Inland Empire congressional race. Baca says he knows nothing about the...
  • Pete Aguilar's campaign surpasses $1 million in House race

    Pete Aguilar's campaign surpasses $1 million in House race
    Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar has raised more than $1 million in his race for an open Inland Empire congressional district seat, his campaign reported Thursday. The report, sent to the Federal Election Commission, showed Aguilar had $402,755 in the bank...
  • Marianne Williamson's campaign treasury grows to $1.2 million

    Marianne Williamson's campaign treasury grows to $1.2 million
    Spiritual teacher and best-selling author Marianne Williamson has raised more than $1.2 million for her campaign for an open congressional district seat, her report showed Thursday. The Williamson campaign's report to the Federal Election Commission...
  • Wendy Greuel fundraising tops $1 million in congressional race

    Wendy Greuel fundraising tops $1 million in congressional race
    Former Los Angeles controller and city councilwoman Wendy Greuel said Thursday she has raised more than $1 million in her race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). A report the Greuel campaign filed with the Federal Election Commission listed...