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Trump Super PAC Endorsement Lays Bare Illegal Operation of Trump’s Outside Groups

Donald Trump’s official endorsement of the super PAC America First Action as the sole “approved” outside group of the President fully validates Common Cause’s 2018 Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaints that the President and the groups are violating federal campaign finance laws. Today, Common Cause supplemented its original complaints to include President Trump’s illegal…

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Bullock announces run for president

The Missoulian reports that Montana Democratic governor Steve Bullock is running for president, becoming the state’s first politician ever to seek a major party’s presidential nomination.

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Trump political machine sets massive fundraising target

POLITICO reports that President Donald Trump’s officially “approved” outside political machine, super PAC America First Action and 501(c)(4) America First Policies, which Common Cause has alleged in DOJ and FEC complaints are illegal, is “setting a $300 million fundraising goal and is pitching major GOP donors on a plan to target six swing states that…

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Joe Biden Begins Taking Money for a 2020 Presidential Campaign

The New York Times reports that “[f]ormer Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has begun accepting financial donations for a 2020 presidential campaign,” with “[t]wo fund-raising solicitations, circulated by Democratic donors in California and Pennsylvania” indicating that Biden’s campaign committee would be called “Biden for President.” Such solicitations for candidacy, as opposed to “testing the waters”…

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Michael Bennet Says Cancer Has Persuaded Him to Run for President

The Atlantic reports that Senator Michael Bennet “responded to his prostate-cancer diagnosis, announced last week, by planning trips here to New Hampshire and to Iowa on Monday . . . . The Colorado senator told me that his own health helped persuade him to run, and to lean in on talking about health care. While he…

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