Prosecutors say former GOP lawmaker Frank Artiles used a ghost campaign to "confuse voters and siphon votes" from the incumbent Democrat.
Curtailing the right to associate and speak anonymously would do profound damage in the current political climate.
The Federal Election Commission is questioning the campaign finances of Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) after the discovery of errors in campaign donations and spending disclosures that total more than $2 million.
First introduced in 2019, the HR-1, or the For the People Act, is being hailed by some as the next Voting Rights Act, while opponents are pointing to its key provisions as precursors to election fraud and misuse of public funding.
The Georgia Republican Party is offering to pay for the airfare, hotel and other travel expenses for volunteers from other states.
In less than one month, the amount of money spent on advertising for Georgia's Senate runoff elections already exceeded 14 times the entire amount spent during the successful campaign of U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party in 2019.
The inaugural festivities will likely be fueled by millions from corporations and special interest groups, as well as individual contributions from wealthy supporters.
In the video, the voice of South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham can be heard instead of Ghostface, the iconic character from the "Scream" series of films.
Although Facebook reportedly pledged to stop selling political ads in Washington, the state attorney general says it has sold over half a million dollars in such ads since November 2018.
"Hiding how a campaign is spending its money is a flat violation of federal law," Trevor Potter, the president of the Campaign Legal Center and a former chairman of the FEC, told Newsweek.
Richard Wilkerson made a donation to Democratic candidate Jaime Harrison in December.
"He's really putting his thumb on the scales for ad buying. It's incredible to have one campaign have that much impact," Sheila Krumholz of the Center for Responsive Politics said.
The billionaire former New York City mayor has pumped $463.8 million into his self-funded campaign so far.
Public Citizen's analysis found that casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his wife were the largest individual super PAC contributors since Citizens United.
Trump's "unprecedented fundraising is testament to his wide grassroots support and his stellar record of achievement," Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale said.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg's campaign released the names of those who had donated $25,000 or more to his 2020 presidential election campaign, while smaller donors ask for refunds with the #RefundPete hashtag, disappointed that he's aligned himself with those donors.
The billionaire media mogul has a huge pool of wealth to draw from in his campaign for the Democratic nomination—and he's willing to use a lot of it.
The billionaire owner of Bloomberg News also claimed he knew how to "take on the powerful special interests that corrupt Washington."
Ted Keller and his wife Mary both made donations to Joe Biden's primary campaign in July this year following previous donations to the Republican National Committee.
The answer, of course, is no. But that hasn't stopped one proactive citizen from registering a fake campaign with the Federal Election Commission under the guise of a Pence bid.
"It's inexcusable that Republican commissioners would block an investigation into whether Russian money was funneled through the National Rifle Association to help President Trump," Wyden said.
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has not written rules that explicitly clarify how leftover funds from defunct campaigns should be used.
"Ms. Hicks stands by her truthful testimony," attorney Robert Trout said in a statement issued on Friday.
Newly unsealed court documents show that Hicks, Cohen and Trump spoke for several minutes shortly before the hush money deal was made.
"They could have arranged to repay the Senator's loans using pre-election funds. Yes, and Rosa Parks could have sat in the back of the bus," his lawyers wrote.
Prosecutors have accused the congressman of funding five romantic relationships with women involved in politics, including lobbyists, an aide to a leadership member and even one of his own staffers.
A conservative activist group alleged that Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's campaign may have illegally paid her boyfriend through a political action committee after she launched her congressional bid.
"Let's remember that Michael Cohen has corroborating evidence for everything that he has said," attorney Lanny Davis said.
Although a sitting president cannot be indicted, according to Justice Department guidance, McCarthy notes that Trump could be forced for face the charges after his term is up.