Not for years
"I don’t take a dime of PAC money."
— Politifact Texas on Monday, August 20th, 2018
Fund-shifting is normal
Says Mitt Romney is using "a million of his presidential campaign dollars to finance his Utah Senate race."
— Politifact National on Friday, April 27th, 2018
But not since the 2010 campaign
"In one day of fundraising I received more small donor (contributions) than Andrew Cuomo received in seven years."
— Politifact New York on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018
Biss may be sarcastic, but he's correct
These guys are now pretty much living up to the @BruceRauner standard. And falling dismally short of the @MittRomney standard. Even Romney released his full tax returns.
— Politifact Illinois on Monday, December 4th, 2017
Here's who gave to who
"I'm the only candidate who has not accepted money from Carl Paladino nor LPCiminelli; two of the biggest developers in the city of Buffalo."
— Politifact New York on Friday, August 25th, 2017
Presidents are exempt from the law
Financial conflict-of-interest "laws don't apply to the president, right? So, the president doesn't have to have a blind trust."
— Politifact National on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
Campaign to campaign
"I was the first member of Congress to contribute to Donald Trump."
— Politifact Texas on Friday, November 11th, 2016
We checked elections filings
"Zephyr Teachout says she is against Super PACs despite taking money from Super PAC donors"
— Politifact New York on Thursday, October 20th, 2016
It was 'a pledge for the future'
Says Russ Feingold broke his 1992 promise to always get the majority of funding from Wisconsin residents.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
Koch and a smile
"The Koch network (is) spending more money (in a Senate race) in Ohio than anywhere else in the country."
— Politifact Ohio on Thursday, July 28th, 2016
Security ain't cheap
Says Republican presidential candidate and Gov. John Kasich has spent 177 days out of state and used $350,000 in taxpayer money on his "costly campaign."
— Politifact Ohio on Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
She's right, though still back in the pack
Says she "is 6th in hard dollars raised and has more cash on hand than Governors (John) Kasich and (Chris) Christie combined."
— Politifact National on Monday, February 8th, 2016
At this early stage, yes
"‘Dark money’ spending" in the 2016 election cycle "is 10 times what it was at the same point in the 2012 election cycle," when it topped $308 million.
— Politifact Wisconsin on Thursday, November 5th, 2015
The lobbyists make bank
"We spend more money on lobbying than we do on campaigns."
— Politifact PunditFact on Monday, June 1st, 2015
Grayson was No. 1, Wasserman Schultz No. 2
"I’m the only member of the House of Representatives who raised most of his campaign funds in the last election from small contributions of less than $200."
— Politifact Florida on Monday, April 27th, 2015
And from Germany, Canada, Australia
"The Clintons' foundation took millions from foreign governments" including United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia.
— Politifact National on Thursday, February 26th, 2015
I spent only $36.29 on my campaign for governor.
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, November 9th, 2014
Moderate Party founding father fined $2,000 in 2009
Republican candidate for governor Ken Block was "fined and had to admit that (he) funneled money illegally to the Moderate Party."
— Politifact Rhode Island on Sunday, June 29th, 2014
Food for thought
"Cantor's campaign spent more at steakhouses than Brat spent on his entire campaign."
— Politifact PunditFact on Wednesday, June 11th, 2014
The perks of leadership
Says Sen. Mitch McConnell is "the No. 1 recipient of contributions from lobbyists this cycle."
— Politifact National on Thursday, March 27th, 2014