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Campaign Spending At Trump Properties Down, But Not Out
New filings show federal political committees significantly scaled back spending at Trump-owned hotels and restaurants, though some loyalist campaigns remain.
How Josh Hawley And Marjorie Taylor Greene Juiced Their Fundraising Numbers
Politicians get the veneer of grassroots support, while shadowy consultants get rich.
A photo of items that are sent to people who request a mail ballot, ballot, instructions, secrecy envelope, and official mailing envelope. Mail in Ballot materials for the Nov. 3, 2020 election, photographed at the Election Services Office for Berks County Pennsylvania, in Reading, PA Monday morning September 28, 2020. PA’s Rejection of 372K Ballot Applications Bewilders Voters and Strains Election Staff
Federal Agencies Have Spent Millions on KN95 Masks, Often Without Knowing Who Made Them
Government employees at several agencies are relying on KN95 masks that the agencies cannot guarantee offer the most protection. Some agencies have paid little attention to important manufacturing details and been tripped up by shifting regulations.
On the Same Day Sen. Richard Burr Dumped Stock, So Did His Brother-in-Law. Then the Market Crashed.
The brother-in-law, a Trump appointee, sold between $97,000 and $280,000 worth of stock. Burr is under federal investigation over whether he traded on non-public information gathered through his work in the Senate.
speaks on stage during Radio Hall Of Fame 2018 Induction Ceremony at Guastavino's on November 15, 2018 in New York City. Even After Trump Declared a National Emergency, Some Talk Radio Hosts Weren’t Convinced
In the last two weeks, several of the most-listened-to conservative hosts were telling millions of listeners that they should ignore the “hype” and that the coronavirus is no worse than the seasonal flu.
FILE - In this March 18, 2014 file photo, voters cast their ballots in the Illinois primary in Hinsdale, Ill. Illinois voters head to the polls next week to cast critical primary ballots for offices from U.S. president to county recorder. Ahead of the contests, a government watchdog group teamed up with a Chicago information technology company to examine voter records and Census data over four elections, an analysis they say hasn't been as easily accessible to the public before now. Officials with Illinois Campaign for Political Reform hope it willl contribute to more voter participation. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File) Experts Warn That Voter Fraud Panel Has Major Data Security Flaws
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