- Judge won't revive lawsuit from AG Horne aide Updated: Dec-06-13 7:47 pm
- Former Omaha senator gets 3 years of probation Updated: Dec-05-13 2:57 pm
- PAR seeking more detail in campaign spending Updated: Dec-05-13 4:06 am
- Former Washington Democratic official sentenced Updated: Dec-03-13 11:59 pm
- Missouri lawmaker resigns amid criminal case Updated: Dec-02-13 10:22 pm
- Ex-Fiesta Bowl lobbyist facing conspiracy charge Updated: Dec-02-13 11:31 am
- Commission reduces fine for mayoral candidate Updated: Nov-28-13 6:26 pm
- House ethics panel hear Rep. Mitchell's case Updated: Nov-26-13 7:46 pm
- Ethics panel defers to Justice in Rep. Grimm probe Updated: Nov-26-13 1:06 pm
- GMA: Contributions reported in food-label fight Updated: Nov-21-13 6:04 pm
- Vt., Planned Parenthood settle campaign complaints Updated: Nov-19-13 3:29 pm
- Ex-union official to be sentenced in Donovan case Updated: Nov-16-13 12:28 pm
- Craig argues FEC penalty unfair in sex-sting case Updated: Nov-13-13 9:23 pm
- PAC to pay $30K for campaign finance violations Updated: Nov-13-13 2:48 pm
PHOENIX - An attorney representing Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and a top aide failed to convince a judge Friday that a lawsuit seeking to declare the state's limits on political contributions unconstitutionally low should be revived.
OMAHA, Nebraska - Former state Sen. Brenda Council was sentenced Thursday to three years of probation and fined $500 for a wire fraud count stemming from her use of campaign cash to gamble.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A nonpartisan government watchdog group is urging more transparency in how elected officials spend their campaign funds.
SEATTLE - The former executive director of a state Senate Democratic campaign committee was given a two-year sentence Tuesday for embezzling as much as $330,000 in campaign contributions. Much of the money was spent at casinos.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - A three-term state lawmaker has resigned from the Missouri House amid charges of stealing and campaign finance violations.
PHOENIX - A court hearing for an ex-Phoenix lobbyist whose former clients included the Fiesta Bowl has been delayed.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska - The Alaska Public Offices Commission has reduced a fine for a former Fairbanks mayoral candidate.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Rep. Harold Mitchell told his colleagues Tuesday that he kept shoddy records and didn't properly pay his bills, but did not use his campaign account for personal benefit.
WASHINGTON - The House Ethics Committee is again deferring an investigation into Rep. Michael Grimm, a former FBI agent, for possible campaign finance violations - leaving the matter in the hands of the Justice Department, which is conducting a criminal probe.
OLYMPIA, Washington - An industry group that contributed heavily to defeat a measure that would have required labeling genetically engineered foods says it reported its activity to state watchdogs and hopes to resolve a lawsuit alleging it violated Washington's campaign finance laws.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - An affiliate of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England will pay $30,000 to the state of Vermont to settle a claim that it violated the state's campaign finance laws in 2010.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - A former labor union official is facing sentencing for his role in a scheme to provide illegal contributions to last year's failed congressional campaign of ex-Connecticut House Speaker Christopher Donovan.
BOISE, Idaho - Former U.S. Sen. Larry Craig said Wednesday federal election regulators are being unduly harsh by demanding he pay nearly $360,000 in fines and restitution for tapping campaign accounts for his legal defense following his 2007 arrest in an airport bathroom sex sting.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A Democratic advocacy group will pay a $30,000 settlement for violating Vermont's campaign finance laws, Attorney General Bill Sorrell said Wednesday.