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    Bidens Customs and Border Protection nominee backs Trump-era Title 42 and swift expulsion of migrants U.K.’s Boris Johnson Predicts Difficult Winter as Covid Deaths Rise Rep. Jeff Fortenberry said he anticipates that the federal government will charge him with lying to the FBI in the course of its investigation into campaign contributions from a Nigerian billionaire. © Provided...
    In a video posted to his YouTube channel Tuesday morning, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) said he expects to be indicted for lying to the FBI about a scheme to funnel foreign donations to his campaign. “About five-and-a-half years ago a person from overseas illegally moved money to my campaign—I didn’t know anything about this—and used some other Americans to do...
    The latest campaign finance documents showed Democrat Terry McAuliffe outraising Republican Glenn Youngkin by about $5.5 million last month as both campaigns eclipsed fundraising totals from the past five election cycles. This followed GOP nominee Youngkin loaning his campaign millions of dollars over the summer to outraise McAuliffe in both July and August. Public campaign finance reports compiled by the...
    Lawless city? Worry after Portland police dont stop chaos Trump criticizes Justice for restoring McCabes benefits A candidate Republicans hope will help them retake control of the U.S. Senate next fall, former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, was in the unwelcome position Friday of testifying as a prosecution witness at a trial of two men accused of funneling more...
    Lawless city? Worry after Portland police dont stop chaos Trump criticizes Justice for restoring McCabes benefits WASHINGTON, D. C. - Former White House aide Max Miller emailed his supporters last week to boast that his congressional campaign, which former President Donald Trump endorsed before incumbent Anthony Gonzalez announced his retirement, had raised more than $710,000 in the quarter that...
    The Great Resignation led to 4.3 million Americans quitting in August. This trend is here to stay. U.S. Is Likely to Restore Trump-Era Asylum Policy by Mid-November Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) raised more campaign money in the last three months than in any quarter since she became a senator. And she hit that $1.1 million haul with a big...
    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says a Facebook representative provided false testimony in a lawsuit that accuses the company of violating state campaign finance laws. The Seattle Times reports that in court filings the Democratic attorney general says both the social media giant and its attorneys knew the testimony was false. Ferguson sued Facebook last year, for...
    How Biden hopes to solve holiday shipping crunch Muslim foreign ministers to make women’s rights plea to Taliban By Luc Cohen © Reuters/Bryan Smith Ukrainian-American businessman Lev Parnas leaves Manhattan Federal Court in the Manhattan borough of New York (Reuters) - Opening arguments are set to begin on Wednesday in the trial of Lev Parnas, a onetime associate of...
    The next big cyberthreat isnt ransomware. Its killware. And its just as bad as it sounds. Southwest CEO: No evidence flight cancelations related to vaccine mandates By Luc Cohen © Reuters/Bryan Smith FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian-American businessman Lev Parnas and his his wife Svetlana Parnas leave the Manhattan Federal Court in the Manhattan borough of New York NEW YORK (Reuters)...
    Share this: Lev Parnas once pitched himself in TV interviews and through an unorthodox publicity campaign by his lawyer as someone who could expose corruption in the Trump Administration over its dealings in Ukraine. Less than two years later and with less fanfare, the 49-year-old is going on trial in a federal case that makes him out to be more of...
    NEW YORK -- Lev Parnas once pitched himself in TV interviews and through an unorthodox publicity campaign by his lawyer as someone who could expose corruption in the Trump Administration over its dealings in Ukraine.Less than two years later and with less fanfare, the 49-year-old is going on trial in a federal case that makes him out to be more...
    New York (CNN)The campaign finance trial against Rudy Giuliani's Ukrainian-born associate, Lev Parnas, is set to start Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. Parnas faces charges related to two alleged campaign finance schemes. In one alleged scheme, prosecutors say Parnas and another Giuliani associate, Igor Fruman -- who has pleaded guilty -- conspired in 2018 to skirt campaign contribution limits and...
    Synthetic chemical in consumer products linked to early death, study finds Japan ruling party seeks defence spending boost BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top anti-graft watchdog has kicked off a roughly two-month inspection of the country's banking and insurance regulator, as part of a broader campaign to weed out corrupt Communist Party officials in the financial sector. © Reuters/JASON...
    NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio misused NYPD resources for family, DOI report alleges Owners of Rotterdam Express deny link to California pipeline spill as massive ship heads for Mexico Campaign finance reform. It's a frequent political talking point that's usually just that – something that gets a lot of lip service but rarely any action. © (Cliff Owen/AP-File)...
    US coronavirus: Los Angeles city leaders vote to require proof of vaccination for indoor spaces like restaurants and gyms Illinois governor fires back at billionaire over criticism of Chicago violence Oct. 6—The former head of the Kentucky Democratic Party has been ordered to report to prison in November. Load Error Jerry Lundergan, 74, had been allowed to remain...
    The FBI has opened up a criminal campaign-finance investigation into possible "misdeeds" committed by the right wing organization headed by conservative lobbyist and Trump confidant Matt Schlapp. The group, the American Conservative Union, is best known for its annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) event that attracts right wing politicians and activists from across the country. Citing sources, The Dispatch...
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren agreed to resign before her term ends as part of a deal to settle charges she violated campaign finance rules during her 2017 reelection campaign, news outlets reported. Warren was scheduled to go on trial Monday on felony charges she and two assistants took steps to evade contribution limits. Under the deal,...
    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Rochester mayor will resign before term ends as part of plea deal on campaign finance charges, news outlets reported. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is pushing to weaken a campaign finance law in place to deter candidates from committing bribery. According to The Chicago Sun-Times, the Texas lawmaker's attempt to make changes to America's campaign finance law could negatively influence the direction of the country and election finance practices, going forward. Cruz is reportedly seeking to dismantle a campaign...
    Cannot believe we are here: US hits 700,000 COVID-19 deaths, a milestone we never expected to reach Khashoggi widow urges US to hold Saudis accountable 3 years later Campaign contribution data for the 2021 Buffalo mayoral race between Mayor Byron Brown and Democratic nominee India Walton show each of the campaigns contributions and expenditures. The reports show a lead...
    Shutdown skirted Facebook exec grilled by lawmakers over mental health impact on children © Provided by Metro © Provided by Metro (Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear the Federal Election Commission’s bid to restore a campaign finance law that caps the amount of money that candidates can be reimbursed for personal loans to their campaigns...
    Lack of COVID tests could jeopardize school safety; e-cigarette use remains high during pandemic: Todays updates DHS concerned about potential border surge if COVID-19 restriction is partially lifted: report The Supreme Court on Thursday added five cases to its docket for its upcoming term, including a challenge from Sen. Ted Cruz to a federal campaign finance rule. ©...
    Lack of COVID tests could jeopardize school safety; e-cigarette use remains high during pandemic: Todays updates DHS concerned about potential border surge if COVID-19 restriction is partially lifted: report The Supreme Court said Thursday it will hear a challenge brought by Sen. Ted Cruz to federal campaign finance limits and a dispute over Boston's refusal to let a group...
    Lack of COVID tests could jeopardize school safety; e-cigarette use remains high during pandemic: Todays updates DHS concerned about potential border surge if COVID-19 restriction is partially lifted: report The Supreme Court announced Thursday it will decide a challenge to an obscure section of a campaign finance law from Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz — one that includes whether...
    AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) — Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz is challenging a federal election law and now the US Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case. The case centers around Cruz’s 2018 campaign and will have the Justices considering whether regulations that limit money that committees can raise after the election to reimburse loans made before the election are just....
    Gunmaker Smith & Wesson moving headquarters from Massachusetts to Tennessee Gloria Estefan says she was molested at music school at 9 The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case concerning Sen. Ted Cruz's 2018 campaign and consider regulations that limit money that committees can raise after the election to reimburse loans made before the election. © TOM WILLIAMS/AFP/POOL/Getty...
    Gunmaker Smith & Wesson moving headquarters from Massachusetts to Tennessee Gloria Estefan says she was molested at music school at 9 WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a lawsuit brought by Sen. Ted Cruz challenging federal campaign finance rules that restrict a campaign's ability to raise money after an election to repay a candidate's personal loan. Senators...
    Gunmaker Smith & Wesson moving headquarters from Massachusetts to Tennessee Gloria Estefan says she was molested at music school at 9 (Adds background, details on lower court ruling) By Andrew Chung Sept 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear the Federal Election Commission's bid to restore a campaign finance law that caps the amount...
    How podcasts have become the backbone for white supremacist recruiting US Forest Service warns of federal firefighter staffing shortage By Andrew Chung Sept 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear the Federal Election Commission's bid to restore a campaign finance law that caps the amount of money that candidates can be reimbursed for personal...
    (CNN)The Supreme Court agreed to hear a case concerning Sen. Ted Cruz's 2018 campaign and consider regulations that limit money that committees can raise after the election to reimburse loans made before the election.A lower court ruled in favor of Cruz, holding that a loan-repayment restriction under federal campaign finance law violates the First Amendment.Federal law allows candidates to make...
    Health care workers fired, suspended for refusing COVID-19 vaccine mandate Red Cross warns of looming humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan © Provided by The Week A court in Paris on Thursday convicted former French President Nicolas Sarkozy of campaign finance crimes related to his unsuccessful 2012 re-election campaign and sentenced him to a year of house arrest, enforced through an...
    U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz is taking a page out of Donald Trump's book, hiring a an attorney who has represented convicted billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. In 2020 Trump "poached" two Epstein attorneys, Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr. According to The Daily Beast, the embattled Florida Republican Congressman hired another ex-Epstein attorney, one who has also defended the drug lord "El...
    Three dismembered bodies, including a child, found in burning Texas dumpster California to replace alien with noncitizen, immigrant in state laws CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland City Council candidate Rebecca Maurer has accused a political action committee controlled by mayoral candidate and Council President Kevin Kelley of skirting campaign finance laws in support of her opponent, Councilman Anthony Brancatelli. ©...
    Three dismembered bodies, including a child, found in burning Texas dumpster California to replace alien with noncitizen, immigrant in state laws The Fair Political Practices Commission is investigating Cathedral City Councilmember Mark Carnevale for potential violations of the Political Reform Act after the commission received a complaint alleging that Carnevale's recent campaign finance documents include incorrect information about his address. ...
                        A measure to guarantee that all political campaigns report their fundraising and expenditures online passed the Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee on Tuesday, along with several other election reforms. All Pennsylvania candidates who raise or spend more than nominal amounts of money for their campaigns must establish fundraising...
    Where is Brian Laundrie? Britney Spears back on Instagram after worlds shortest social media break Former Broward Circuit Judge Tom Lynch and two campaign associates have been cleared of wrongdoing after an investigation into campaign finance issues from his 2020 run for Public Defender. The investigation became public in April when Gov. Ron DeSantis assigned the case to the...
    The Michigan Freedom Fund filed a campaign finance complaint against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday with the Bureau of Elections regarding ten donors from her “$100,000 Club,” according to a report. The complaint being filed was due to ten of her donors that allegedly violated the state law for donating $100,000 or more to Whitmer’s campaign since Michigan’s campaign contribution limit is $7,150, the Center Square...
                        The Michigan Freedom Fund filed a campaign finance complaint against 10 donors to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) reelection campaign, alleging they violated state law when they broke donation limits. Dubbing it Whitmer’s “$100,000 Club,” Michigan Freedom Fund said in a filing with Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson (D)...
    Newsoms future, Senate hearing on Nassar probe, SpaceX rocket: 5 things to know Wednesday SpaceX Sends Four Civilians Into Space on First Private Flight © Matthew Starr Jon Henes, the CEO of C Street Advisory Group, draws on over a decade of experience advising CEOs. Matthew Starr Jon Henes served as the national finance chair for Kamala Harris'...
                      by Bruce Walker  Designating 10 major donors to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer the “$100,000 Club,” the Michigan Freedom Fund on Tuesday filed a formal campaign finance complaint. The Center Square is the first news outlet to report the MFF complaint, which asserts 10 donors violated state law by donating more than...
    A new consulting firm made up of Democratic campaign veterans led by a top aide in Kamala Harris's 2020 presidential campaign is on a mission to help CEOs navigate the pitfalls of 'woke capitalism.' C Street Advisory Group was started by Jon Henes, who served as national finance chair for now-Vice President Harris during her For The People campaign. He's...
    Welcome back to the weekly Nuts & Bolts Guide to small campaigns. Every week I try to tackle issues I’ve been asked about. With the help of other campaign workers and notes, we address how to improve and build better campaigns or explain issues that impact our party. A few weeks ago, I was part of a series of conference calls involving...
    New York teachers: Arbitrator rules in favor of UFT in dispute with city over vaccination requirements, union says Victims sister marks 9/11 at stalled trial in Guantanamo By Jonathan Stempel © Reuters/JEFFERSON SIEGEL FILE PHOTO: Russian-born businessman Igor Fruman leaves after his arraignment at the United States Courthouse in the Manhattan borough of New York NEW YORK (Reuters) -A...
    New York teachers: Arbitrator rules in favor of UFT in dispute with city over vaccination requirements, union says Victims sister marks 9/11 at stalled trial in Guantanamo A Florida businessman who helped Rudy Giuliani dig for political dirt on President Joe Biden pleaded guilty Friday to making illegal campaign contributions to American politicians on behalf of a wealthy Russian...
    Fact check: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines all passed animal testing Biden administration appeals ruling that found DACA unlawful © Provided by Salon Rudy Giuliani U.S. President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani waits to testify before the Michigan House Oversight Committee on December 2, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images...
    Fact check: Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines all passed animal testing Biden administration appeals ruling that found DACA unlawful NEW YORK — A Soviet-born businessman who assisted Rudy Giuliani in his Ukrainian political efforts on behalf of then-president Donald Trump pleaded guilty on Friday to violating campaign finance laws, as others charged in the case prepare...
    NYPD denies 9/11-era surveillance targets Muslims and BLM protesters. Some New Yorkers are skeptical ‘Have at it’: Joe Biden dares vaccine mandate opponents to take him on (Bloomberg) -- Igor Fruman, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who aided his efforts to dig up political dirt on Joe Biden in Ukraine, pleaded guilty to a single charge of soliciting contributions...