Political fundraising

FILE - This Sept. 12, 2016, file photo, shows the exterior of the Trump International Hotel in downtown Washington. More than 60 groups, including foreign governments, political campaigns and business organizations, spent money at Trump-branded properties across the U.S. last year, according to a report Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used to influence the president. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
January 16, 2018 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 60 groups, including foreign governments, political campaigns and business organizations, spent money at Trump-branded properties across the U.S. last year, according to a report Tuesday by a watchdog group that has long been critical of how such spending could be used...
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January 12, 2018 - 7:01 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey reports that he's heading into his re-election year with $8.6 million in campaign cash, easily leading his rivals. Casey's campaign reported the tally Friday. Jan. 31 is the deadline to give full campaign finance reports to the Federal Election...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 7, 2017 file photo, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe appears before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, President Donald Trump reacted to reports about the coming retirement of FBI Deputy Director McCabe, who has been buffeted by attacks from the president and his Republican allies over alleged anti-Trump bias in the agency, by retweeting falsehoods about McCabe's wife. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 24, 2017 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has full confidence in his new FBI director despite a series of attacks on the impartiality of his soon-to-retire deputy, a presidential adviser said Sunday. Trump is "very pleased" with Director Chris Wray and "the changes that are taking place," White House...
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December 23, 2017 - 7:56 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump again questioned the impartiality of the deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, who is planning to retire from the bureau in the months ahead after being buffeted by attacks over alleged anti-Trump bias in the agency. In a tweet Saturday, the...
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FILE- In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally in Midland City, Ala. Moore is telling supporters “the battle is not over” in Alabama’s Senate race as he asks for campaign donations and any reports of voting irregularities. Moore in a Friday, Dec. 15, fundraising email asked supporters to contribute to his “election integrity fund” and tell them of any problems at the polls. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
December 16, 2017 - 5:31 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore on Friday told supporters that the "battle is not over" in Alabama's Senate race even though President Donald Trump and others have called on him to concede. Moore sent a fundraising email to supporters asking for contributions to his "election...
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December 13, 2017 - 5:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A business consultant indicted on corruption charges alongside the mayor of Allentown and the former mayor of Reading has pleaded guilty to fraud in each city. James Hickey entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Philadelphia as part of a deal with prosecutors. They will...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., center, listens to a staffer before answering questions at a news conference, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gillibrand says President Donald Trump’s latest tweet about her was a “sexist smear” aimed at silencing her voice. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
December 12, 2017 - 3:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and allegations of sexual misconduct (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The White House says "there's no way" the president's tweet about Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) was "sexist at all." President Donald Trump lashed out at...
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In this Dec. 5, 2017, photo, former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally in Fairhope Ala. Moore has ignored all the rules of modern-day politics. But on the ground in Alabama, some believe the Republican Senate candidate is poised to win the state’s special election on Tuesday in a race that features extraordinary parallels with President Donald Trump’s White House run one year ago. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
December 08, 2017 - 12:28 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — He has ignored all the rules of modern-day politics. He speaks unscripted. He skimps on fundraising. He undervalues get-out-the-vote efforts. And he attacks the leaders of his own political party without mercy. A year ago, that was presidential nominee Donald Trump. This...
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Supporters wave Catalonia flags during an event of the political platform 'Junts per Catalunya' to mark the official start of the electoral campaign for the Catalan regional election in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. Campaigning officially begins at midnight Monday, and in the hours before that moment Catalan pro-independence groups hope to stage protests in front of town halls across the region against the Supreme Court's decision on the detained separatists. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
December 04, 2017 - 6:58 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the crisis in Catalonia (all times local): 12:55 a.m. The head of Catalonia's leading party in favor of remaining a part of Spain says a big turnout in upcoming elections will be key to stifling the region's secession movement. Ines Arrimadas of the center-right...
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President Donald Trump walks up the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. Trump is heading to New York to attend Republican fundraisers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 02, 2017 - 5:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brushing aside an ongoing Russia probe, President Donald Trump reveled Saturday in the Senate's passage of a sweeping tax bill, predicting with swagger that he and his fellow Republicans were "unbeatable." Trump swept into his hometown on a $6 million fundraising blitz, a day after...
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