User: newstrust Topic: Politics
Category: Money and Politics :: Campaign Contributions
Last updated: Jan 21 2019 02:16 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 51,164    
Most independent ads for 2012 election are from groups that don’t disclose donors 25.4.2032 washingtonpost.com - Politics
Nearly all of the independent advertising aired for the 2012 general-election campaign has come from interest groups that do not disclose their donors, suggesting that much of the political spending over the next six months will come from sources invisible to the public. ...
Facebook launches petition feature, its next battlefield 20.1.2019 techCrunch
Gather a mob and Facebook will now let you make political demands. Tomorrow Facebook will encounter a slew of fresh complexities with the launch of Community Actions, its News Feed petition feature. Community Actions could unite neighbors to request change from their local and national elected officials and government agencies. But it could also provide […]
Essential California: Ed Buck liked to generate controversy, but the deaths of two men may give him more than he wants 19.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It is Saturday, Jan. 19. Here’s what you don’t want to miss this weekend:

TOP STORIES

The deaths of Timothy Dean, 55, earlier this month and Gemmel Moore, 26, in 2017 in the West Hollywood home of Democratic donor Ed Buck have prompted...

Trump 2020 campaign ruthlessly mocked as a ‘bunch of morons’ for sending fake bricks to Pelosi and Schumer 19.1.2019 Raw Story

The Trump campaign is fundraising by having supporters send fake bricks to Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer — and Twitter can’t figure out what the strategy is. “Since Chuck and Nancy keep stonewalling the President,” Brad Parscale, Trump’s 2020 campaign manager, tweeted ...

The post Trump 2020 campaign ruthlessly mocked as a ‘bunch of morons’ for sending fake bricks to Pelosi and Schumer appeared first on Raw Story.

Businesses hit hard by Trump shutdown are suddenly silent about the GOP lawmakers they bankrolled 19.1.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
American businesses are losing hundreds of millions of dollars every day President Donald Trump’s partial government shutdown — now the longest on record — rages on. But few industry leaders say they are pressuring Republican members of Congress they bankrolled to end the shutdown — even though few have chosen to break ranks with the […]
Also found in: [+]
Ed Buck liked to generate controversy, but the deaths of two men may give him more than he wants 18.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

In 2010, then-California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman was holding a political rally at a Hollywood hotel when from the front row a man started heckling her.

“What are you hiding?” the man shouted at the Republican candidate. “You’re looking like Arnold in a dress!” he said, referring to...

Also found in: [+]
Republican Senators Overseeing NRA-Russia Probes Are Top NRA Allies 18.1.2019 Mother Jones
Two Senate committees investigating Russian efforts to influence US politics through the National Rifle Association are led by GOP senators who have long received campaign support and donations from the gun group and its leaders. While that might raise questions about the integrity of the investigations, Democrats close to the probes tell the Trace and […]
Trump begins Year 3 in a deep hole 18.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

President Trump begins his third year in office in a deep hole.

Monday marks the second anniversary of Trump’s inauguration. He began that day with record levels of public disapproval for a new president. Since then, public doubts have deepened and hardened.

That doesn’t mean Trump can’t win reelection....

Also found in: [+]
University of Colorado announces $4 billion fundraising campaign 18.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The University of Colorado on Thursday announced a $4 billion fundraising campaign, a figure that dwarfs previous campaigns.
Also found in: [+]
Man’s body found in burned building in Rocky Ford 18.1.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Authorities say firefighters found a man's body in a water conservancy district building that caught fire in southeastern Colorado.
Also found in: [+]
Ocasio-Cortez Is on the Financial Committee, and Banks Are Afraid 18.1.2019 Truthout.com
Ocasio-Cortez promises to speak for a generation that came of age during the financial crisis.

The post Ocasio-Cortez Is on the Financial Committee, and Banks Are Afraid appeared first on Truthout.

Also found in: [+]
Ukrainian Oligarch Scrutinized by Robert Mueller Was a Giuliani Client 18.1.2019 Mother Jones
A Russian Ukrainian mogul who has drawn scrutiny from special counsel Robert Mueller has a business connection to one of the lead lawyers representing Donald Trump in the Russia investigation: former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani told Mother Jones that Pavel Fuks, an oil and real estate magnate, hired his security firm, Giuliani Security […]
Also found in: [+]
Giuliani No Longer Ruling Out the Possibility That the Trump Campaign Colluded With Russia 17.1.2019 Mother Jones
Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is no longer able to deny that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russians—an extraordinary position that effectively blows up months of previous “no collusion” defenses the president has repeatedly issued amid the special counsel’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. “I never said there was […]
Essential California: A new ray of hope in a rainy teachers' strike 17.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Thursday, Jan. 17, and here’s what’s happening across California:

TOP STORIES

The Los Angeles teachers union and the school district will return to the bargaining table at noon Thursday at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced...

Also found in: [+]
Amid protests, UC regents weigh plan to build housing on beloved UC Santa Cruz meadow 17.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

A plan by UC Santa Cruz to build student housing on a beloved campus meadow sparked sharp disagreement — with no sign of compromise — at a University of California regents meeting on Wednesday.

The controversial project pits those who want to preserve the open meadow at the university’s main gateway...

Also found in: [+]
Steve King is now fundraising off of his ‘white supremacist’ comments 17.1.2019 Raw Story

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is fundraising off of the backlash he’s faced for endorsing white supremacy and white nationalism. Des Moines’ WHO-TV reported Wednesday that King sent a fundraising email to supporters calling the New York Times interview in which he was quoted asking why the term...

The post Steve King is now fundraising off of his ‘white supremacist’ comments appeared first on Raw Story.

Kirsten Gillibrand Enters The Race For President 16.1.2019 Outside the Beltway
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is the latest Democratic entrant into the 2020 race for President.
Also found in: [+]
A dilemma for Democratic hopefuls: Run to — or away from — big donors? 16.1.2019 LA Times: Nation

The well-heeled liberals who donate big money to Democrats — creating an outsized role for themselves in choosing which party leaders ascend to stardom — are used to candidates swarming them with requests for cash.

This election they face a different dilemma: Candidates worry they are a liability.

...
Also found in: [+]
Keep religious tests out of the Senate 16.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Brian Buescher is an Omaha attorney whom President Trump has nominated to sit on the U.S. District Court in Nebraska.

Like nearly 2 million other people, Buescher belongs to the Knights of Columbus — the world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization and a charity that focuses on fighting poverty.

...
Also found in: [+]
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock breaks $1 million in election fundraising, but his competitors are surging, too 16.1.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Mayor Michael Hancock is running his biggest mayoral election campaign yet.
1 to 20 of 51,164