Political Activist Wants Donation Caps Lifted in Illinois Office Races

A Republican political action committee chairman and radio talk show host sued Illinois state leaders in federal court Friday, claiming the Illinois Election Code places unjustified restrictions on the amount that independent expenditures committees can contribute to candidates running for state offices.

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Court Upholds Convictions of 2012 Ron Paul Campaign Staffers

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the convictions of three top staffers on Ron Paul’s 2012 presidential campaign who were found guilty of arranging for money to be funneled through a vendor to an influential Iowa state senator who dropped his support for another Republican candidate in favor of Paul.

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11th Circuit Punts State Republicans’ Challenge of FINRA Rule to D.C.

The 11th Circuit punted two state Republican party organizations’ challenge to a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority rule governing political contributions to the D.C. Circuit, and dismissed a third for lack of jurisdiction.

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