It was another busy week for our archive of deleted tweets from politicians and here we've collected some of the most notable removals.Continue reading
Two Midwestern states targets of gun violence and the NRA
Two states struggling with gun violence this fall, Wisconsin and Michigan, also have been targeted for campaign expenditures by the National Rifle Association.
The big gun rights group appears to have its biggest political footprint in Wisconsin, where a gunman on Sunday shot seven women -- three fatally -- before killing himself in state's second mass shooting this year. Of the $5.9 millon the NRA Political Victory Fund, has spent so far to defeat President Barack Obama, at least some has gone to Wisconsin. While the Federal Election Commission does not require independent expenditure groups to identify ...Continue reading
Finance PACs Fill Financial Services Committee Freshmen Coffers
On March 16, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises held a hearing to discuss... View ArticleContinue reading
New Financial Services Committee members raise money from finance sector
Eight of the twelve new members chosen to take seats on the House Financial Services Committee can count the finance,... View ArticleContinue reading