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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Watchdog Claims Bolton SuperPAC May Have Broken Law During Senate Campaign

An elections law watchdog on Friday filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission claiming incoming National Security Advisor John Bolton’s political action committee may have broken the law by illegally communicating with beleaguered data firm Cambridge Analytica during a 2014 senatorial campaign.

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Watchdog Accuses Key PAC in Alabama Race of Hiding Donors

Worried other political action committees could follow suit in the midterm elections, a campaign finance watchdog complained to the Federal Elections Commission that a PAC supporting Democratic U.S. Senator Doug Jones misreported millions of dollars in contributions in last year’s Alabama special election.

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