FEC

Cochran Campaign: We 'Screwed Up' FEC Cash Filing

Cathy Burke, NewsMax

Thad Cochran's campaign confesses it "screwed up" FEC reports listing $53,000 in get-out-the-vote cash payments, and is fixing the filings. The campaign reimbursed staffer Amanda Shook for cash listed as "Reimbursed Expense, Campaign Walkers" in violation of FEC regs. that allow reimbursements to staff.

FEC Looks Into PAC That Backed Cochran

Chuck Ross, Daily Caller

The Fed. Election Commission is looking into whether Barbour's Mississippi Conservatives PAC violated campaign finance law in its bid to help re-elect U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.

End the Scandals: Vote McDaniel in Mississippi’s GOP Senate Primary

From renting an apartment from a staff member and traveling the world with her to questionable schemes by the Haley Barbour political machine to fund attacks on his opponent 36-year incumbent: Senator Thad Cochran's campaign is floundering in scandal.

Obama’s FEC Threatens to Censor Conserv. Media

Greg Campbell, Tea Party News Network

Finding the news that the mainstream media won’t report on may soon become impossible as the FEC chairman has warned of a crackdown by the government on conservative news sites and other news outlets by regulating them similarly as they would a Political Action Committee (PAC).

Ben Carson PAC Outraises 2016 GOP Hopefuls & Hillary

Thomson/Reuters Staff

A group encouraging Dr. Ben Carson to run for president raised $2.4 million in the first 3 months of 2014, more than the group backing Hillary Clinton or those affiliated with Rand Paul, Marco Rubio and other potential candidates.

The Compelling Timeline on the IRS' Attack on Tea Party

Right Scoop Staff

Former Chairman of the FEC, Bradley A. Smith, has compiled a timeline of events that led up to the IRS attacking the Tea Party, beginning with Obama’s attack on the SCOTUS' decision for Citizen’s United during his SOTU address. Mark Levin calls it a compelling bill of indictment.

Dems Pushing IRS to Probe Conservatives

Greg Corombos, WND

A former FEC chairman says there’s “strong evidence” the IRS is pushing for more scrutiny of nonprofits – especially conservative groups – because of “partisan pressure” put on the agency by Dems. in Congress.

Don’t Buy Karl Rove’s B.S.

Why are Karl Rove and his establishment Republican patrons apparently faltering, while the allegedly unsophisticated amateurs of the Tea Party are building on their grassroots base to raise a national war chest?

Obama’s Big Government and Big Business vs. We the People

The battle between Barack Obama’s Big Government and limited government constitutional conservatives began when he was sworn in and has grown fiercer by the day. For us to win this battle we must remember who Obama’s most potent allies are – the Big Businesses that benefit the most from his Big Government policies.

IRS-FEC Collusion Invades Privacy

Caroline May, Daily Caller

A conservative government watchdog obtained emails revealing that the IRS sent conservative groups’ private tax exemption application and tax return info to the Federal Elections Commission, in violation of federal law.

Tea Party: Treat Us Like Socialists

Courtney Coren, Newsmax

The Tea Party Leadership Fund asked the FEC to allow it to keep donor information private, which is the same exemption currently given to the Socialist Workers Party. 

New Scandal: IRS Union and FEC

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

The FEC got tax info about conservative groups illegally from IRS Lois Lerner. Oh, and the IRS Union is involved.