The Federal Election Commission has decided not to take action against former President Donald Trump after commissioners deadlocked over whether his campaign broke the law.
The Federal Election Commission ruled that a congressional candidate can use donor funds to pay for childcare while she's campaigning, removing a hurdle for those seeking office while raising kids and potentially opening the door to more women who want to enter politics.
The Daily Record looked at the money the state's legal sector donated to the presidential campaigns. But where do all these lawyers live?
WASHINGTON — The Maryland Republican Party chairman apparently erred by working for Rep. Roscoe Bartlett while simultaneously being a candidate for Bartlett’s seat. The Washington Post reports that Alex Mooney dropped his candidacy for 2014 in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District after the newspaper contacted Bartlett’s office. Payroll records show Mooney has been on Bartlett&[...]
WASHINGTON — An appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling that likely would have led to greater disclosure of who is paying for certain election ads. In March, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that the Federal Election Commission overstepped its bounds in allowing groups that fund certain election ads to keep […]
WASHINGTON — An appeals court has ruled, for the time being, against groups that finance electioneering ads and want to keep the identity of their donors secret. In a 2-1 decision late Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the groups provided no evidence their contributors would face threats […]
WASHINGTON — Republican Congressman-elect Andy Harris and Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards, unlike other Maryland congressional candidates, did not provide health insurance, cover payroll taxes or pay for unemployment insurance for their campaign workers, a practice that may skirt IRS rules. The politicians avoided these costs by paying their campaign staffs as independent contractors instead of [&[...]
FREDERICK — A Federal Election Commission audit has found errors in Rep. Roscoe Bartlett’s campaign finance reports for the 2008 election cycle. The Frederick News-Post reported Thursday that the audit found that Bartlett’s campaign understated contribution receipts by nearly $30,000 and understated expenses by about $67,600. Also, the campaign was found to have underreported its [&h[...]