Beto O’Rourke says he raised $6.1M online in 1st 24 hours

Politics 03/18/19, 09:53

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke raised more than $6 million online during the first 24 hours after he announced his White House bid, the highest first-day number reported by any candidate, his campaign said Monday. The "record-breaking" $6.1 million came "without ...

Pro-Jeb Bush super PAC fined for accepting foreign donations

Politics 03/11/19, 20:58

The Federal Election Commission is fining a super PAC that supported former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush for accepting over $1.3 million in illegal donations from Chinese nationals. The Right to Rise super political action committee was fined $390,000 for soliciting ...

Uncounted Oregon votes expose election vulnerability

U.S. 03/07/19, 17:12

Days before last November's elections, members of a political action committee in Oregon went door-to-door in Portland and its suburbs and collected filled-in ballots from voters, saying they would mail them in.But about 100 of those ballots were mailed a ...

Perennial presidential candidate Lyndon LaRouche dead at 96

U.S. 02/13/19, 20:27

Lyndon LaRouche Jr., the political extremist who ran for president in every election from 1976 to 2004, including a campaign waged from federal prison, has died. He was 96.LaRouche's political action committee confirmed Wednesday on its website that LaRouche died ...

MLB to vet campaign contributions more carefully

Sports 11/27/18, 18:38

Major League Baseball will put in place new procedures for vetting political contributions after giving $5,000 to Cindy Hyde-Smith, a Republican senator from Mississippi, and then asking for the money back following her controversial remarks.MLB's political action committee donated $472,500 ...

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