With FEC again defanged, Trump’s latest nominee likely to face opposition

(Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call) The Federal Election Commission is once again lacking the four commissioners it needs to enforce campaign

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules

(Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Political groups that don’t fully disclose their sources of funding have already spent more

The FEC is back, but challenges await the divided commission

(Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call) The U.S. Senate confirmed Republican lawyer Trey Trainor to the Federal Election Commission over the objections

Despite Shattered FEC, One Commissioner Is Still Fighting for Clean Elections

Reading Time: 7 minutes Since the Federal Election Commission (FEC) lost its quorum, Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub has used her

Trump’s nominee to restore FEC criticized for ‘dark money’ history

Trey Trainor (Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP) Senate Republicans will consider advancing President Donald Trump’s GOP nominee to the Federal

Congress (Finally) Considers Amendment to Overturn Citizens United

Reading Time: 3 minutes Most Americans agree on background checks for gun purchases, lower prescription drug prices, and the need

Luxury hotel stays, private flights, new nonprofits: Leadership PACs can pay for them

(Gonzalo Marroquin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Designed primarily to provide funding for other candidates running for office, leadership PACs are

Maxine Waters’ blue seat isn’t up for grabs — but the lucrative chance to challenge her is

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (Tom William/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Earlier this year, Navy veteran Joe