Minnesota GOP To Pay $26K Fine Over Fed Reporting IssueThe Republican Party of Minnesota has agreed to pay a $26,000 fine to settle federal campaign finance reporting violations. The Federal Election Commission accepted the agreement earlier this month. According to the FEC, former Minnesota GOP chairman Tony Sutton would keep some invoices in his office.
FEC Seeks $140K Fine From Craig In Bathroom Case Federal election regulators want former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig to pay $140,000 in fines and return nearly $217,000 to his campaign, arguing he misused the money to fund his legal defense after his 2007 arrest in an airport bathroom sex sting.
Judge Skeptical Of Craig's Campaign Cash Use For MSP Sting DefenseA federal judge sounded skeptical of former Sen. Larry Craig's claim that he properly used $217,000 in campaign funds for his legal defense after his arrest in a 2007 airport bathroom sex sting.
Former Bachmann Aide Files Complaint To FECA former aide to Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann says he's filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission, claiming the one-time presidential challenger made improper payments to an Iowa state senator.
Opinion: Why Is China's Largest Foreign Investor Spending So Much Money On Our Elections?Sheldon Adelson, the largest foreign investor in China, has invested tens of millions of dollars in influencing the 2012 election and has vowed to spend $100 million to put his thumb on the scale for Mitt Romney in November.
Opinion: Romney Has Disclosed Zero Complete Tax ReturnsIt turns out Romney either lied to the American public or filed an incomplete and incompetent IRS return in 2010. W. Mitt Romney is hiding the document that reveals more information about the money he is hiding in financial institutions favored by despots, terrorists, drug dealers, money launderers and tax cheats.