Political Law Links 9-3-19

LAST WEEK AT THE FEC. Weekly Digest.

RAISING QUESTIONS. ABC. “Months after announcing his bid for the presidency as a Democrat, entrepreneur and author Andrew Yang was paid for a number of speaking engagements, bringing in $94,000 between April 2018 and February 2019, his financial disclosure report shows.”

OMAR PROTECTED. FN. “Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who is accused of improperly using political campaign funds to reimburse her alleged lover for travel expenses, doesn’t need to worry for now about a complaint filed against her with the Federal Election Commission. Vacancies on the FEC make it impossible for the commission to take any action.”

SUPER PAC POLLING. WE. “A key and well-funded pro-Trump super PAC and its sister nonprofit organization are ramping up for the 2020 election, hiring three national pollsters to help their efforts in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan.”

CO: NEW PAC. CP. “The conservative advocacy organization Colorado Rising Action has a new political cousin with money: Colorado Rising PAC.”

WA: COMPLAINT FILED. KREM. “The Washington Public Disclosure Committee is reviewing a complaint against Nadine Woodward’s mayoral campaign, which was filed in July and alleged she failed to identify donors sponsoring online ads.”


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