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Why is Trump's FEC filing case different from Hillary Clinton's?

Just on a general level, I think you've answered your own question. The Clinton campaign could have been in complete compliance with FEC rules simply by changing the filing status. They had no ...
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Why is Trump's FEC filing case different from Hillary Clinton's?

Here is the portion of New York State law that Trump was charged with as part of the hush money case: Any two or more persons who conspire to promote or prevent the election of any person to a public ...
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Why is Trump's FEC filing case different from Hillary Clinton's?

Trump wasn't convicted of failing to file a claim about hush money but rather falsifying records about that payment. What was Trump convicted of? Details on the 34 counts and his guilty verdict Trump ...
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Why is Mitch McConnell blocking nominees to the Federal Election Commission?

The FEC is meant to be a bipartisan body, meaning there should be an equal number of Democrats as Republicans. It is therefore customary for the President to work with the opposite party to ensure ...
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When and from where was the PAC first legally defined

Did the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) created by Congress in 1971 define what a PAC is? Yes. The definition is in Section 301 as: (d) "political committee" means any committee, ...
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Why are Lee Mercer and John Anthony Castro the highest-fundraising candidates for the 2024 U.S. Presidential election?

The FEC corrected its prior report from July 10, 2023, and as of October 30, 2023, Castro is now shown has having raised $678.00, and Mercer is now shown as having raised $0.00. The previous entries ...
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What is the political significance of FEC fundraising deadlines?

The deadline is like a football game's halftime score, and it makes the almighty dollar the yardstick for measuring a candidate's campaign strength. It's like saying, "Whichever team's ahead at ...
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Why is Trump's FEC filing case different from Hillary Clinton's?

Why is Trump's FEC filing case different from Hillary Clinton's? Because the FEC deadlocked, 3 Republicans vs 3 Democrats, so Trump was never charged by the FEC. Despite someone going to jail for ...
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Why is Trump's FEC filing case different from Hillary Clinton's?

The biggest difference here would be Michael Cohen. It's one thing to have an investigation from the outside, but quite another to have someone from the inside, who can testify as to what went on. ...
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What timezone is the united-states FEC donation deadline measured in?

It is in Eastern Time (EST). From the official FEC website: Electronic Filing Reports filed electronically must be received and validated by the Commission by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the ...
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