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So you want to run for office? Politics has a cost

Sunday - 09/29/2013, 11:19am EDT


Businessman accused of more secret D.C. campaign spending

A D.C. businessman under investigation for allegedly financing a secret $653,000 funding campaign for D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in 2010 allegedly also spent money on secret campaigns for seven other candidates for mayor and the D.C. Council.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 10:44am EDT

Tags: Election, Jeffrey Thompson, vince gray, Vincent Gray, mayor, D.C. Council, Patrick Mara, Linda Cropp, Vincent Orange

Questions over Va. governor's relationship with donor goes national

Virginia's embattled governor is once again attracting national attention as details come out about the thousands of dollars in cash and gifts he received from a donor and businessman whose company the governor has helped promote.

Thursday - 07/11/2013, 02:15pm EDT

Tags: Bob McDonnell, Jonnie Williams, Star Scientific, political contributions, MSNBC, Chap Peterson, Bob Marshall, Hank Silverberg

Va. governor candidate Cuccinelli releases omitted gifts

Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli has disclosed several additional gifts, including flights and vacation lodgings worth thousands of dollars.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 07:36pm EDT

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Jonnie Williams, virginia governor race

Md. emphasizes disclosure in campaign finance

An extensive revamping of Maryland's campaign finance laws is raising donation limits for individuals while emphasizing disclosure and enabling the state to assess civil penalties for violations.

Saturday - 04/13/2013, 11:16am EDT

Tags: Maryland, Annapolis

Va. men plead guilty in campaign money case

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to using his company to illegally funnel nearly $200,000 to Hillary Clinton's political campaigns.

Tuesday - 02/26/2013, 07:10pm EST

Tags: courts, Oakton

Report: Alston declared bankruptcy in 2010

A newspaper is reporting that a former delegate to the Maryland state House declared bankruptcy while she was running for her seat and just before using state money for personal expenses.

Monday - 12/31/2012, 06:11pm EST

Tags: Tiffany Alston, Maryland General Assembly, bankruptcy,

Embattled D.C. donor steps down from company board

The businessman at the center of a federal investigation into campaign finance in the District of Columbia has stepped down from the board of the health-care company he owns.

Tuesday - 04/17/2012, 12:44pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Chartered Health Plan, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Gray: Broad campaign finance reform may be needed

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray says it's time to consider comprehensive changes to the way political campaigns are funded in the District.

Wednesday - 03/21/2012, 01:40pm EDT

Tags: Mayor Vincent Gray, the District, D.C.,