Money from Wealthy Democrats Pours into Aftab Pureval Coffers from Outside Ohio

One of Aftab Pureval’s primary focus points in his campaign to upend Republican Congressman Steve Chabot and turn Ohio’s first congressional district seat blue, is that Chabot is beholden to “special interests.” Pureval has used that barb in his ads and in both debates so far with Chabot, including the most…

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Jim Renacci Raises More than $1.75 Million in Third Quarter

Jim Renacci

Republican U.S. Senate candidate for Ohio Rep. Jim Renacci (R-OH-16) raised more than $1.75 million in the third quarter of 2018. The impressive haul comes from more than 10,700 donors – each averaging a contribution to Renacci of about $160 each – who are seeking new represenation  for Ohio in Washington. Renacci’s opponent, 25-year Washington…

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New Data Shows Sherrod Brown Number-One in Money Raised from Lobbyists

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) likes to come across as a man of the people, a self-proclaimed populist who “sticks up for the little guy.” At a rally on the campus of Ohio University, Browned railed against the “gun lobby,” among other special interests tied to Republicans. But according to new data published…

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Aftab Pureval’s Mother Made Two Donations in 2018 to His Clerk of Courts Campaign that Raise ‘Red Flags’

Aftab Pureval

Congressional midterms are about to heat up post-Labor Day, and one of the campaigns Democrats are most excited about is Ohio’s First Congressional District, where Aftab Pureval is pitted against incumbent Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH-01). Chabot has held the seat for 20 of the past 22 years. But even as…

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Tennessee Registry of Election Finance Gives Speaker Beth Harwell a Pass on Alleged Ethics Violations

Facing three ethics violations before the Registry of Election Finance House Speaker Beth Harwell walked out with a 3-0 decision to not proceed against her in any way. Perhaps the most significant of the three violations was the complaint that she used her PAC to promote her record as House…

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