Campaign spending

October 16, 2017 - 6:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign spent more than $1 million in legal fees in the last three months, coinciding with a spike in intensity from Russia investigators. The spending on lawyers is detailed in the latest campaign finance disclosure by the president's re-...
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September 13, 2017 - 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has selected a Texas attorney and supporter to join the beleaguered Federal Election Commission. Trump appointed James "Trey" Trainor III, a well-known election-law specialist based in Austin, to the panel that monitors and polices federal campaign...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks after a closed meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said Sept. 6, 2017. Schiff said Facebook’s disclosure confirmed what many lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election had long suspected. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 07, 2017 - 3:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said Wednesday. Although the number of ads is...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks after a closed meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said Sept. 6, 2017. Schiff said Facebook’s disclosure confirmed what many lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election had long suspected. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 06, 2017 - 8:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said Wednesday. Although the number of ads is...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2017, file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks after a closed meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said Sept. 6, 2017. Schiff said Facebook’s disclosure confirmed what many lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the U.S. election had long suspected. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
September 06, 2017 - 6:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads aimed at stirring up divisive issues such as gun control and race relations during the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the social network said Wednesday. Although the number of ads is...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2014, file photo, Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles appears at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Gomez, who was elected to Congress in June, sent more than 200,000 pieces of mail to constituents last winter. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
August 31, 2017 - 6:59 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez sent more than 200,000 pieces of mail to constituents last winter. One letter invited women to self-defense classes, another highlighted a bird-watching event, and a third promoted a tree adoption day. The mailings, all sent in a two-week...
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In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, photo, Assemblyman Marc Steinorth, R-Rancho Cucamonga, talks at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Last year, Steinorth spent more than $270,000 on mail to constituents, the most of any other Assembly member. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 31, 2017 - 12:37 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez sent more than 200,000 pieces of mail to constituents last winter. One letter invited women to self-defense classes, another highlighted a bird-watching event, and a third promoted a tree adoption day. The mailings, all sent in a two-week...
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In this Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, photo, Assemblyman Marc Steinorth, R-Rancho Cucamonga, talks at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Last year, Steinorth spent more than $270,000 on mail to constituents, the most of any other Assembly member. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 31, 2017 - 12:37 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez sent more than 200,000 pieces of mail to constituents last winter. One letter invited women to self-defense classes, another highlighted a bird-watching event, and a third promoted a tree adoption day. The mailings, all sent in a two-week...
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President Donald Trump reacts to the song as he arrives at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 23, 2017 - 1:15 am
PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump blamed the media Tuesday for the widespread condemnation of his response to a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest organized by white supremacists that led to the killing of a counter-protester. Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with a call for unity,...
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President Donald Trump reacts to the song as he arrives at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 23, 2017 - 12:25 am
PHOENIX (AP) — President Donald Trump blamed the media Tuesday for the widespread condemnation of his response to a Charlottesville, Virginia, protest organized by white supremacists that led to the killing of a counter-protester. Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with a call for unity,...
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