Company that gave six figures to pro-Trump super PAC got PPP loan worth at least $5 million

Pictured is President Donald Trump. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) An energy drink company that donated

House Democrats expanding fundraising lead over Republican challengers

Freshman Reps. Elissa Slotkin (D-Mich.) and Andy Kim (D-N.J.) have an immense fundraising lead over their Republican challengers. (Photo by

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

Hickenlooper primary struggles the latest hiccup for Democratic establishment

(Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images) Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is the latest Democratic establishment-backed U.S.

No, that company cannot fund Trump’s campaign

A Wendy’s in Idaho (Don & Melinda Crawford/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Major corporations aren’t bankrolling President Donald

Political donations dropped off as coronavirus pandemic peaked

(Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Political fundraising took an intense dip as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged the nation in mid-March and early

Super PACs pour half-million into Nevada House primary without disclosing donors

Image captured via ESactionfund “swampy” ad found on Youtube Multiple super PACs are launching six-figure ad campaigns to influence the

Super PAC with ties to Georgia Senate candidate hides donors from primary voters

Image captured via Undivided Purpose Georgia Senate ad found on YouTube Note: Around an hour after this story was published,

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

Outside groups help Biden close the digital ad gap with Trump on Facebook

(Mark Makela/Getty Images) High-powered super PACs are helping presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden make up ground on social media against

Presidential candidates court wealthy donors while Trump dominates small-dollar fundraising

(SAUL LOEB,JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) Each of the leading presidential campaigns are courting wealthy donors to boost their bottom

Biden statement guides donors from one super PAC to another

(Scott Olson/Getty Images) Unite the Country, a super PAC supporting Joe Biden’s White House bid, saw its donations disappear after

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

House Democrats’ relief package would give Washington lobbying giants access to small business aid

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) House Democrats’ newest coronavirus relief proposal would allow influential Washington lobbying groups — funded by deep-pocketed corporations

Trump campaign spending unprecedented sums on legal fees as lawsuits pile up

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign is spending unprecedented amounts of donor dollars on lawsuits and case-and-desist orders

Congress invested in real estate, then it gave tax breaks to real estate investors

(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images) The story is part of a series about lawmakers’ personal financial disclosures. OpenSecrets recently

Influential Republican super PAC makes its return to boost Trump

(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) After lying low for several election cycles, influential Republican super PAC American Crossroads is jumping

Members of Congress owe millions in student loans

Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Jahana Hayes (D-Conn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) are among the 59 members of Congress that owe

Majority of lawmakers in 116th Congress are millionaires

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The story is part of a series about lawmakers’ personal financial disclosures. OpenSecrets recently updated its personal

Party-tied super PACs amassing unprecedented sums for congressional elections

(L-R) U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and

Trump advisers on reopening economy gave half-billion to Republican efforts since 2015

(MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) President Donald Trump is enlisting business leaders — including many of his top donors —

Incumbent Republicans losing fundraising advantage in toss-up Senate races

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) (Drew Angerer/Getty Images) The battle for the Senate is shaping up to be competitive — and

Newspaper publishers lobby for government aid amid ‘existential crisis’

(Chris Graythen/Getty Images) Newspapers are asking for government assistance as the ailing industry struggles to overcome plummeting advertising revenue amid

Watchdog calls for investigation into Mississippi congressman’s campaign spending

Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-Miss.) (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) The Campaign Legal Center is asking ethics officials to investigate campaign spending

Amid coronavirus outbreak, not all congressional stock trades are created equal

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images) While the nation is immobilized by the coronavirus pandemic, a handful of lawmakers are defending their stock

Senate Intel chair unloaded stocks in mid-February before coronavirus rocked markets

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C. (Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) As the coronavirus outbreak began to spread across the

Super PACs outmaneuver outdated rules to leave voters in the dark

(Jessica Rinaldi/The Boston Globe via Getty Images) March 15-21 is Sunshine Week, a national initiative celebrating open government and access

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

Pro-Warren super PAC tops outside spenders –– and Super Tuesday voters don’t know its donors

(Mario Tama/Getty Images) No presidential candidate has received more super PAC support this cycle than Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). That’s

Bernie Sanders favored by donors in key Super Tuesday states

Sen. Bernie Sanders greets supporters as he arrives at a campaign rally in Santa Ana, California ahead of Super Tuesday

Warren, Biden likely to see biggest fundraising boost from Buttigieg exit

(SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images) Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg suspended his campaign Sunday, ending an unexpectedly successful

The 2020 Democratic primary is already the most expensive ever

(Ethan Miller/Getty Images) With only a sprinkling of delegates pledged to presidential contenders, the 2020 Democratic primary is already the

‘Dark money’ trail leads to GOP meddling in North Carolina Democratic primary

Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) (Erin Schaff-Pool/Getty Images) Senate Republicans bankrolled a super PAC that spent millions attempting to take down

Super PACs backing Warren and Klobuchar won’t disclose donors until long after Nevada

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) (Sean Rayford/Getty Images) Ahead of the critical Nevada caucuses Saturday, Sens.