Statements about Campaign Finance
On campaign contributions from electric utilities.
Says members of the military have sent him more campaign contributions than they’ve sent President Barack Obama and more than twice what they’ve sent other Republican presidential candidates.
"My husband and I have never gotten a penny of money from the farm."
"Vern Buchanan. His old business was caught illegally funneling over $60,000 in campaign donations to Buchanan to influence his election."
Vern Buchanan "has been completely exonerated" in a Federal Election Commission action.
"The Ohio Democratic Party has raised $1.1 million since the November election. A very small percentage of that has come from organized labor."
"I’ve been through four campaigns and have not done any negative campaigning."
Says JoAnne Kloppenburg’s side had a "3-to-1 money advantage" in the Wisconsin Supreme Court campaign.
"2008: Unions Spent $400 Million to Elect Obama."
A national organization says Georgia has one of America’s toughest ethics laws.
"[State Rep. Doug McKillip’s] donors deserve a refund."
Says Jim Renacci ran against the Washington establishment in the election, but is now "hypocritically embracing it with big money, special interest fundraisers."
Oregonians have an "amazing no-cost way to fight abortion" with free political donations
"I have won more elections than any chairman since 1938."
"The Republican who was just elected governor of the great state of Florida paid his campaign staffers, not with money, but with American Express gift cards."
It’s hard to get people in Portland to vote yes on ballot measures, especially when there’s opposition.
Says Scott Bruun supports allowing corporations to secretly funnel millions of dollars to front groups to finance attack ads.
"When President, then candidate, Obama was asked to disclose some of his donors because there was suspicion of their being the foreign source of money into his campaign, they refused to do it."
"We haven't yet taken out a negative ad."
Just like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, "the AFL-CIO receives dues from foreign entities associated with it."
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