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Mccain Public Funds

Sam Stein

Author Of McCain-Feingold: Obama Smart To Opt Out Of Public Funds

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the principal authors of the most significant campaign finance legislation since Watergate said he was neither "outraged" nor "surprised" with ...

Sam Stein

Obama Floated Idea Of Voluntarily Capping Donations

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During a private fundraiser last month, Sen. Barack Obama said he was "considering" voluntarily restricting the amount of money he could raise in a ge...

DNC Files Lawsuit Against McCain Over Public Financing

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Democratic Party officials want a federal judge to order an investigation into whether Sen. John McCain violated election laws by w...

John McCain Returns $3 Million To Donors, Signals Public Financing

Boston Globe | Scott Helman and Sarah Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In another sign that John McCain is moving toward accepting public financing this fall, the Republican's campaign is returning about $3 million in che...

Will Thomas

Online Progressives File FEC Complaint Against McCain

HuffingtonPost.com | Will Thomas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The media may have lost interest in Sen. John McCain's fervent efforts to dodge campaign finance restrictions, but liberal bloggers are ratcheting up ...

McCain Loan Raises FEC Questions

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government's top campaign finance regulator says John McCain can't drop out of the primary election's public financing system u...

McCain Campaign Banked On Taxpayer-Funded Bailout

TPMmuckraker | Paul Kiel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As The Washington Post reported on Saturday, John McCain's campaign struck a canny deal with a bank in December. If his campaign tanked, public funds ...

Financial Straightjacket: McCain May Be Locked Into Public Financing

Daily Kos | DHinMI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The day of the Florida primary I wrote about John McCain's financial dilemma: Some months back McCain's campaign applied for federal matching cam...

Clinton Hits Obama Over General Election Funds

Politico | Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Clinton campaign officials said Sunday that heading into the climactic primaries on March 4, they will try to make a major issue of Sen. Barack Obama'...

Obama Won't Pledge to Take Public Funds

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DAYTON, Ohio — If Sen. Barack Obama becomes the Democratic nominee, he faces a financial dilemma: Use his vaunted fundraising operation for the ...