Posts Tagged Campaign Finances
Virginia’s lax campaign finance laws are once again in the spotlight for opening the door to corruption. Michael Pope explains why.
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Members of the state Senate are rejecting limits to campaign contributions. Michael Pope is at the Capitol with the latest.
Lawmakers are now in a General Assembly unlike any other, partly because it’s largely virtual. But, the laws around campaign fundraising also work differently. Michael Pope reports.
Virginia lawmakers may be on the verge of closing one of the most notorious campaign finance loopholes in the country. Michael Pope reports.
This year’s election for the House of Delegates was the most expensive ever. Michael Pope reports.
New campaign-finance numbers show certain races for the House of Delegates attracting outsized interest and campaign cash. Michael Pope reports.
One watchdog group is worried about government ethics in Virginia. And, it’s challenging candidates for the General Assembly to do something about it. Michael Pope reports.
Candidates often brag about the amount of money they’ve pulled in. But, sometimes a campaign is known more for the amount of donors. Michael Pope reports.
Campaign finance numbers from the summer show Democrats pulled ahead of Republicans in several campaigns for the General Assembly. Michael Pope is following the money.
Candidates for the General Assembly are facing a key deadline this week for campaign finance. Michael Pope is following the money.
Who are the people running against all those incumbent members of the Virginia General Assembly this year? And just how rich are they? Michael Pope reports.
Campaign-finance disclosures show business groups and corporations are donating to Republican incumbents in this year’s General Assembly races. But, Democrats are leading in smaller donations. Michael Pope reports.
For candidates trying to get elected, spending money isn’t everything. But as Michael Pope reports, it’s often a sign of success.
The latest round of campaign-finance documents are shedding new light on the contours of Election 2019. Michael Pope is looking at the numbers.
Campaign-finance numbers show several members of the General Assembly need to play catch up now that the session has ended. Michael Pope has details.
Candidates for Congress are raising and spending millions of dollars in advance of next week’s primary election. Michael Pope reports.
As the politics of 2018 heat up, money is flooding in from across the country. Michael Pope is digging into the numbers.
It’s been several years since former Governor Bob McDonnell was accused of accepting gifts in exchange for official’s acts. But, as Michael Pope reports, lawmakers are still trying to close loopholes in the law.
Companies that offer high-interest loans are fighting back against efforts to reform their industry, and part of that effort involves writing checks to political campaigns. Michael Pope reports.
Republicans and Democrats are both targeting certain races for the House of Delegates this year, hoping to invest in retaining seats or in some cases flipping them to the other side. Michael Pope reports.
All the buzz this year in the election for House of Delegates has been with the Democrats, who are eager to capitalize on uneasiness with President Trump. But, as Michael Pope reports, most of the money is with the Republicans.
New fundraising numbers in the race for governor show a hotly competitive race with some candidates raising large amounts of campaign cash. Reporter Michael Pope is digging into the numbers.
Virginia is known for its lax campaign finance laws, a quirk in the state code that led to former Governor Bob McDonnell’s high-profile corruption trial. While that case led to changes in the state’s ethics laws, one loophole is still open. As Michael Pope reports, it’s become a hot topic on the campaign trail.