mark warner

ActBlue Receipts Jump In March

A Democratic fundraising committee had a big jump in receipts during March, enabling it to funnel almost $17 million to candidates and committees.  

ActBlue , a fundraising operation that primarily receives earmarked contributions for specific candidates, reported  receipts of $15,451,490 and disbursements of $17,030,874 during March, leaving $8,591,996 cash on hand. March was the biggest fundraising period since the 2012 pre-election period. During February 2014, the committee had receipts of $8.6 million.  

Quick Reference Money Chart for 2014 Senate Races

New campaign finance reports of incumbents and candidates for the U.S. Senate in 2014  show eight incumbents have war chests of over $5 million at the end of the first quarter of the year.  

Roll Call has produced a quick reference chart  of this year's first quarter receipts and expenditures for the major candidates in the 2014 U.S. Senate races.  

Members of Congress Buying and Selling Stocks

Rep. Tom Petri

   

Members of Congress continue to report their periodic stock transactions as required by the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act. Meanwhile the House Ethics Committee is still looking into a member's stock purchases in a company that would benefit from legislation being considered by his subcommittee, as well as actions the Congressman took to help a company he invested in to retain a billion dollar defense contract.