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

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

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

Bloomberg’s half-billion dollar investment failed to pay dividends

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) Michael Bloomberg dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary Wednesday after his half-billion dollar campaign fell flat

‘Dark money’ groups steering millions to super PACs in 2020 elections

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) More than $65 million from groups

‘Dark money’ in politics skyrocketed in the wake of Citizens United

(David S. Holloway/Getty Images) This story is part of a series related to the 10-year anniversary of Citizens United v.

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