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Source of Yu funds remain a mystery

...The campaign cashed the check instead of refusing it, even though it is in the same building as the company.Federal election rules say that if a corporate gift is received, the campaign must refund it within 30 days of discovery, but the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-09/source-yu-funds-remain-myste
Judge sets new calendar for Georgia's federal elections

ATLANTA - A federal judge has ordered permanent changes to Georgia's federal election calendar, including one that will make next year's primary elections much earlier than planned.The order issued Thursday by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-12/judge-sets-new-calendar-georg
Two strange concepts

...point the effort to control political contributions.In 2010, the John Roberts court decided in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations have rights under the Constitution to freedom of speech to contribute unlimited amounts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-05/two-strange-concepts
SC Senate incumbents have millions in bank

...has about $3.1 million on hand.The numbers come from their latest campaign disclosure reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.Those reports show Graham raised $1.3 million in the fourth quarter of last year. That's about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-01-31/sc-senate-incu
SC's US Senate incumbents have millions on hand

...money advantage over their opponents.The numbers come from their 2013 year-end fundraising reports filed with the Federal Election Commission and due on Friday.The reports show Graham raised $1.3 million in the fourth quarter of last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-31/scs-us-senate-incumbents-have
Across the region

...Statehouse, but were joined by former Spartanburg police officer Dave Feliciano, who has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission but not raised any money.All four men signed papers vowing to support any challenger that makes it to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-13/across-region
Augusta candidate Eugene Yu took $50,000 in prohibited donations

...said in a phone interview Monday. "If anything, it was an honest mistake."Fundraising reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show Yu's campaign waited three months to disclose the prohibited contributions. Instead, the campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-10/gaeorgia-candidate-eugene-yu-took-5
How high does this go?

...IRS was expected to fix the problem, Lerner wrote: "Everyone is up in arms because they don't like it. The Federal Election Commission can't do anything about it. They want the IRS to fix the problem."Sounds like more than a "smidgen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-17/how-high-does-go
Senate resolves dispute over Federal Election Commission

WASHINGTON -- The Senate resolved a dispute over staffing at the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, clearing the way for passage of a $29.9 billion spending bill. The bill to fund the Treasury Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/04/bus_237977.shtml
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Complaint filed vs. Fiesta Bowl

...A watchdog group wants the Federal Election Commission to launch an investigation...college football game violated federal election laws and to impose sanctions...also says the bowl violated federal election laws by using its facilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2011-04-05/complaint-filed-vs-fiesta
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