Political action committees - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Political action committees Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial PHOENIX (AP) — Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year's session of the Arizona Legislature. The Jan. 8, 2011, shooting at a Giffords meet-and-greet event outside a grocery store in Tucson... Tue, 23 May 2017 15:38:00 GMT 2017-05-23T15:38:00Z FBI raids GOP consultant over 2013 Virginia governor's race ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — FBI agents raided the office of a Republican consulting firm in Maryland in connection with an investigation into the 2013 Virginia governor's race. The FBI confirmed it served a search warrant Thursday in Annapolis, Maryland, but declined to elaborate. Kelley Rogers, president of Strategic Campaign Group, told reporters the investigation relates to wor... Fri, 12 May 2017 08:02:00 GMT 2017-05-12T08:02:00Z Republican super PAC plans $2.6 million ad buy for Strange MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Senate Leadership Fund on Monday reserved a $2.6 million television ad buy on behalf of U.S. Sen. Luther Strange of Alabama, bidding to ward off challengers for the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The super political action committee, which has ties to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, made the sho... Mon, 08 May 2017 21:34:00 GMT 2017-05-08T21:34:00Z Justices won't hear challenge to Alabama campaign law WASHINGTON (AP) — The US Supreme Court on Monday said it won't hear a challenge to Alabama's ban on the transfer of campaign contributions between political action committees. The justices left in place a lower court ruling that said the 2010 law does not unconstitutionally restrict political speech. The Alabama Democratic Conference, o... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:30:00 GMT 2017-04-24T19:30:00Z The senior Sanders backs party youth to remake Democrats OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Bernie Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign last year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. It may not seem the most likely role for the slightly stooped, white-haired, 75-year-old Vermont senator... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 02:59:00 GMT 2017-04-21T02:59:00Z Trump attacks lead Democrat in Georgia congressional race ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday attacked his political enemies seeking an upset in Georgia's special congressional election, blasting the leading Democratic candidate as a "super liberal" who "wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!" Trump did not expound on his unfounded accusations about 30-year-old... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 01:04:00 GMT 2017-04-18T01:04:00Z Iowa voters say GOP lawmaker right to say no to health bill SIDNEY, Iowa (AP) — Rebuffing President Donald Trump and Republican leaders on their health care bill seemed like a major political misstep for Iowa Rep. David Young, who quickly was punished by a political action committee linked to House Speaker Paul Ryan. Nearly three weeks later, voters in Young's southwestern Iowa district — Republicans and Democrats... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 17:18:00 GMT 2017-04-13T17:18:00Z Inmate forms 2 political action committees from behind bars CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois man sentenced to 10 years in prison for bilking an acquaintance out of $93,000 has started two political action committees from behind bars. The Center for Public Integrity reported ( ) that Angelo Pesce (PEY'-shee) is a convicted felon and cannot vote, but there's nothing stopping him from creating the fundraising entities. ... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:52:00 GMT 2017-04-06T16:52:00Z The Latest: White House tells House GOP, 'Let's vote' WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming health care vote in the House (all times local): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump wants the House to vote on the health care bill, and Republicans say a vote will occur Friday. White House officials had a simple message to a divided House Republican caucus on the bill: "Let... Fri, 24 Mar 2017 00:01:00 GMT 2017-03-24T00:01:00Z In Republican 'burbs, Georgia election centers on a Democrat ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but Michael Fitzgerald wants to talk about Democrats. "Shock therapy," he calls it. The 6th Congressional District chairman for Georgia Republicans, Fitzgerald wants to steel party faithful for a special House election t... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 01:17:00 GMT 2017-03-22T01:17:00Z TransCanada subsidiary donates $20,000 to Nebraska GOP LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline has donated $20,000 to the Nebraska Republican Party through a political action committee run by one of its U.S. subsidiaries. The Feb. 8 donation was made as TransCanada seeks approval for a route through Nebraska. It came from Columbia Pipeline Group, which was acquired by the Canadian company in July. ... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:59:00 GMT 2017-03-15T15:59:00Z Citizens United lawyer targets Texas campaign finance laws AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A case involving political "dark money" and the founder of an organization tied to President Donald Trump's accusations of voter fraud could lead to a crush of anonymous cash infiltrating elections in the country's second-largest state, a Democratic lawyer warned the Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday. The nine Republican justices on Texa... Tue, 07 Feb 2017 22:56:00 GMT 2017-02-07T22:56:00Z Trump says buy LL Bean _ but many products are made in China AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday urged people to buy from outdoors retailer L.L. Bean — even though many of its products are made in China — as it faces calls for a boycott because of a company heiress' donations to his candidacy. Trump, in tweeting the endorsement, garnered criticism from the nonpartisan money-in-... Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:06:00 GMT 2017-01-13T01:06:00Z The Latest: Governor slams group seeking L.L. Bean boycott AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The Latest on donations from a pro-Trump PAC linked to L.L. Bean heiress Linda Bean (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage is criticizing a liberal group that is calling for a boycott of L.L. Bean in protest of donations that the founder's granddaughter made to Republican Donald Trump's candidacy for president. ... Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:47:00 GMT 2017-01-12T18:47:00Z City honors Giffords, other shooting victims on anniversary TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Bell ringing and a human embrace event Sunday marked the solemn six-year anniversary of the mass shooting in Tucson that left six people dead and 13 others wounded, including former U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords was the target at the meet-and-greet event with constituents outside a supermarket and was gravely wounded... Sun, 08 Jan 2017 23:18:00 GMT 2017-01-08T23:18:00Z APNewsBreak: LL Bean heiress in trouble over pro-Trump PAC AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — L.L. Bean heiress Linda Bean made excessive contributions to a political action committee she bankrolled to support Republican President-elect Donald Trump, the Federal Election Commission said. Making America Great Again LLC was limited to individual contributions of $5,000, according to a Wednesday letter from federal regulators ob... Fri, 06 Jan 2017 22:31:00 GMT 2017-01-06T22:31:00Z FBS athletic directors create political action committee The 129 FBS athletic directors and the programs they represent have formed a political action committee to financially support candidates for office. LEAD1 Association, the group that was once known as the D1A Athletic Directors' Association, announced Thursday the creation of the PAC that will support candidates who align philosophically with its vision for the future of co... Thu, 22 Dec 2016 21:37:00 GMT 2016-12-22T21:37:00Z The Latest: Senate to hold hearing on election meddling WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11:25 p.m. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee plans to hold an open hearing in January that will examine possible meddling by Russia in last month's presidential election. An aide to Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says he and Ben Cardin of... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 04:39:00 GMT 2016-12-15T04:39:00Z The Latest: McMahon donated $7m to pro-Trump super PACs NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11 p.m. The woman President-elect Donald Trump chose Wednesday to lead the Small Business Administration gave $1 million in October to a super political action committee that supported him. That brings Linda McMahon's total pro-Trump super PAC... Fri, 09 Dec 2016 04:07:00 GMT 2016-12-09T04:07:00Z The Latest: Stein urges federal judge to get recount moving LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on presidential recount efforts in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Green Party candidate Jill Stein is asking a federal judge to order Michigan to quickly start a recount of presidential votes. It's another legal action in the dispute over whether Mich... Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:40:00 GMT 2016-12-02T23:40:00Z