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Stories with subject: Political action committees
  • Governor candidate Jonathan Johnson gets $250k donation 
    Updated: May-23-16 11:45 am

    SALT LAKE CITY - Republican candidate for governor and Overstock.com board chair Jonathan Johnson has received a $250,000 contribution from his company's CEO.

  • The Latest: Montana officials seek stay on campaign limits 
    Updated: May-18-16 6:38 pm

    HELENA, Montana - The Latest on Montana campaign contribution limits (all times local):

  • Haley, Gillespie say GOP needs to be more welcoming 
    Updated: May-17-16 7:00 pm

    RICHMOND, Virginia - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Virginia GOP gubernatorial hopeful Ed Gillespie said Tuesday that the Republican Party needs to be more inclusive, listen better to minority groups and have a brighter tone. But the pair steered clear of criticizing presumptive GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, who has faced strong opposition from some members of his party for bareknuckle style and hardline positions on immigration and Muslims.

  • Idaho PAC files late last-minute spending report 
    Updated: May-16-16 7:36 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - A political action committee under investigation in Idaho for suspicious campaign contributions failed to report more than $9,000 in expenditures until the day before the May 17 primary election.

  • Indiana governor's race fueled by donors skirting set limits 
    Updated: May-12-16 3:49 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - Republican Gov. Mike Pence and Democratic challenger John Gregg could be headed toward one of the most expensive races in Indiana history, as big-money donations flow to both in ways that, while legal, skirt state limits on how much corporations or labor unions may contribute.

  • Michael Bloomberg drops big donation to Oregon candidate story has photos
    Updated: May-09-16 10:32 pm

    PORTLAND, Oregon - Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dropped $250,000 into state Rep. Val Hoyle's campaign for Oregon secretary of state, raising the stakes in what's considered the hottest statewide race in Oregon's May 17 primary.

  • 2 charged in investigation of northern Idaho PAC 
    Updated: May-03-16 3:26 pm

    BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho attorney general has charged a state House candidate and another Republican involved in a highly scrutinized political action committee with hiding the source of campaign contributions.

  • Gov. Baker distances himself from GOP fundraising appeal 
    Updated: May-02-16 8:45 pm

    BOSTON - Republican Gov. Charlie Baker is distancing himself from a GOP fundraising appeal that offered groups access to him in exchange for political donations.

  • Trump has a 'plan B' for convention - outside help 
    Updated: May-02-16 3:46 am

    WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has a Plan B if he's faced with a contested convention, and it involves the sort of outside groups that he's called "corrupt."

  • Ex-Rendell aide pleading guilty in FBI campaign cash sting 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 8:22 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A onetime chief of staff to ex-Gov. Ed Rendell agreed in a court document filed Friday to plead guilty to wire fraud for pocketing thousands of dollars in supposed campaign contributions from a fake company set up by the FBI to investigate public corruption in the state.

  • Kasich PAC's web ads target delegates with vision of victory story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-16 11:45 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A super PAC backing Ohio Gov. John Kasich took its case for his presidential nomination directly to delegates this week in an unusual web ad.

  • Blunt donates amount equal to contribution from Hastert PAC 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 4:03 pm

    JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - The campaign committee for Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt has given a Missouri children's group $11,000 - the same amount he had received from the political action committee of a disgraced former House speaker.

  • Super PAC forms to back Republican Guinta's primary opponent 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 3:34 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Republican Congressman Frank Guinta is facing a fresh obstacle in his quest to keep his seat: an outside money group backing one of his rivals.

  • Federal trial slated for Ron Paul 2012 campaign advisers 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 11:29 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - Three top campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul who are scheduled to go on trial this week have lost their fight to get charges of conspiracy to cover up campaign payments to a former state senator dismissed.