The bigger money comes from ill-regulated, billionaire-backed groups like super PACs, secretive nonprofits, and candidate-party fundraising committees.
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Senior U.S. officials say they are already busy buttressing the nation’s defenses against foreign interference for the 2020 presidential election.
We tend to think about congressional oversight in very academic terms — checks and balances, the Framers, etc. But what does it actually look like on the ground in Congress? To find out, we’re talking this week with Charlie Dent.
Free Speech For People files lawsuit on behalf of NEDC to uncover communications about election security from National Association of Secretaries of State.
North Carolina won’t clear voting-machine makers to sell their systems to county elections boards until it learns more about who owns them.
In the 2020 election, South Carolina will, once again, be the place that narrows the field from survivors who carry on from Iowa and New Hampshire.
New report from the Office of Inspector General at the FEC provides new information about how the agency’s internal watchdog has been hamstrung for months.
Last-minute insertion into a bill passed with overwhelming support on final day of Florida’s legislative session keep felon voting records confidential.
The federal government has strict disclosure requirements for political ads on the media but the internet remains the wild west for political content.
Justice Department Michel and Low Taek Jho for conspiring to make and conceal foreign and conduit campaign contributions during the 2012 election.