Texting for Dollars on the Trail
It’s been tried before, but on Thursday, the Federal Election Commission approved raising money by text message. In the past, text fundraising has been rejected because it would be difficult to meet the FEC’s 10 day reporting requirement (Source). OpenSecrets postulates that campaigns will follow the method used by charities and other organizations have used: texting a word or phrase...
McCain's Dubious Foreign Money Argument →
Sen. John McCain has recently stated that casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, who was bankrolling Gingrich’s super PAC during the primary, is contributing foreign money to Romney’s super PAC, because some of his money is earned overseas: McCain said Adelson earns his money through a global casino empire, and “much of Mr. Adelson’s casino profits that go to him come from this...