Political fundraising

In this Sept. 29, 2018, photo, Rep. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., right, embraces Carmen West during a breakfast event at TC's Rib Crib as she campaigns in Las Vegas. In the high-stakes race for Senate in Nevada, Rosen is taking on one of the biggest names in GOP politics by painting Sen. Dean Heller as someone without firm principles. (AP Photo/John Locher)
October 12, 2018 - 2:15 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Many Republicans are breathing easier this week, confident that the fight over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination fired up their voters. Dean Heller isn't one of them. Facing a female challenger in a state gradually becoming more Democratic, the senator and longtime fixture...
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FILE- In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo newly elected Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia talks in his city hall office in Fall River, Mass. A Massachusetts mayor was arrested Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, and charged with defrauding investors in a company he formed out of more than $230,000 and using the funds to enhance his political career and pay for a lavish lifestyle, federal prosecutors said. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
October 11, 2018 - 4:10 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts mayor who was first elected at age 23 was charged Thursday with using investments in a company he formed as his "own personal ATM" to enjoy casinos and adult entertainment, buy a Mercedes, and pay down student loan debt. Jasiel Correia, the mayor of Fall River,...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2018 file photo, Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels, talks to the media during a news conference in front of the U.S. Federal Courthouse in Los Angeles. In Washington and early battleground states, Michael Avenatti is pitching himself as a Democrat willing to take the fight to President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
October 10, 2018 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Avenatti held court last month with a dozen Democratic strategists in the main dining room at The Palm — a see-and-be-seen table at one of Washington's most prominent power lunch spots. Avenatti did most of the talking. While he offered few details about how he planned to...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's annual Fall Gala, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
October 07, 2018 - 12:19 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Sen. Corey Booker's trip to Iowa (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Sen. Cory Booker says President Donald Trump's recent criticisms don't bother him, and he welcomes a discussion of his record as the former mayor of Newark and his work in the Senate. The New Jersey...
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Senate Judiciary Committee members Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., left, and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., arrive at the chamber for the final vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, at the Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. Harris and Booker were outspoken opponents of Kavanaugh during his confirmation hearing. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 06, 2018 - 7:46 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is making his national debut as a Democratic presidential prospect Saturday by headlining the Iowa Democratic Party's marquee fall fundraiser. Fresh from Saturday's Senate confirmation vote on Brett Kavanaugh, Booker is visiting the early...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2011 file photo, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hunter is under indictment as he seeks a sixth term in his mainly San Diego County district. He has spent as much on legal fees as his re-election campaign but still is favored to win. It’s become a bare-knuckles affair with Hunter seeming to insinuate his 29-year-old opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar, is a Muslim extremist while Campa-Najjar, a Christian, says Hunter has lost his grip on reality. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
October 05, 2018 - 2:59 pm
RAMONA, Calif. (AP) — In Southern California's most Republican congressional district a GOP incumbent running against a first-time Democratic candidate should be a slam dunk for re-election. Not this year. Rep. Duncan Hunter is under indictment as he seeks a sixth term. He has spent as much on...
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President Donald Trump makes his second visit to Minnesota, with a rally on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Rochester, Minn. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)
October 05, 2018 - 12:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On the brink of a political gender war, President Donald Trump's Republican Party is threatening to erode Democrats' enthusiasm advantage as the fiery debate over his Supreme Court nominee enters its final phase. Political strategists in both parties suggest the GOP's enthusiastic...
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October 04, 2018 - 8:59 pm
With a month to go until midterm elections, the Federal Election Commission on Thursday issued new guidance governing the flow of untraceable campaign cash to so-called "dark money" groups. It's the FEC's response to a recent U.S. District Court decision that found the agency improperly allowed "...
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Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood stands on the steps of the Chicksaw County Courthouse in Houston, Miss., with his family and supporters as he announces his candidacy for governor, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018. Hood is the only Democrat currently holding statewide office in Mississippi. (Adam Robison/The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal via AP)
October 03, 2018 - 8:40 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Democratic attorney general on Wednesday launched his 2019 campaign for governor of one of the poorest states in the nation, citing the biblical mandate to help the needy. "Jesus taught us to fight for the poor and the elderly and the widows and the children —...
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President Donald Trump arrives at a rally Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, in Johnson City, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
October 01, 2018 - 10:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's Tennessee rally (all times local): 7:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is barnstorming for the Republican Senate candidate locked in a tight race in Tennessee. The president appeared at a rally in Johnson City to support U.S. Rep. Marsha...
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