Biden's 2008 campaign fined $219K after audit WASHINGTON -- Election watchdogs have fined Joe Biden's 2008 presidential campaign more than $219,000 for sloppy bookkeeping and accepting excessive contributions, including a discounted flight on a private jet. The audit was released Friday by the Federal ... 04/16/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Biden Fined $219K For Illegal Campaign Contributions The Federal Elections Commission has fined Vice President Joe Biden $219,000 for accepting illegal donations and failing to disclose payments and debts. According to an FEC audit, Biden's 2008 presidential campaign didn't return $106,000 in campaign ... 07/19/2010 - 6:45 am | View Link
Joe Biden Fined $219K for Campaign Violations Joe Biden’s failed 2008 presidential campaign was sloppily run and violated campaign finances laws, a Federal Election Commission audit shows. Politico, which seems to have broken the news, titles the story “Joe Biden fined $219K for 2008 presidential ... 07/17/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Feds Fine Biden Campaign $219K for Violations (Newser) – Election watchdogs have fined Joe Biden's 2008 presidential campaign more than $219,000 for sloppy bookkeeping and accepting excessive contributions, including a discounted flight on a private jet. The FCC audit says the Biden campaign ... 07/17/2010 - 9:07 am | View Link
Joe Biden fined $219K for 2008 presidential campaign violations The Federal Election Commission has penalized Vice President Joe Biden’s 2008 presidential campaign $219,000 for accepting over-the-limit contributions and a discounted flight on a jet owned by a New York hedge fund. His campaign was also charged with ... 07/17/2010 - 7:40 am | View Link
Mason Atkins is an intern for Think Progress. CREDIT: Matt Radick via Flicker Creative Commons In 1991, Congress passed the Jeanne Clery Act, a federal law that requires all colleges in the United States to accurately and effectively collect and disclose reports of sexual crimes that occur on their campuses and help end sexual violence on college campuses.
CREDIT: Showtime Evangelical climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe has just been named to TIME magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world! A featured star on Showtime’s landmark climate series, “Years Of Living Dangerously,” Katharine joins such one-namers as Beyonce and Hillary — and Vladimir and Francis (the Pope).
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Politics, the saying goes, is a dirty game — but for one British political aide, it’s dirty pictures, too. A top staffer to the leader of an influential political party in the U. K. has literally been caught with her pants down, in explicit photos leaked to a British newspaper.
The Justice Department set new clemency rules Wednesday that could free thousands of nonviolent cons — mostly low-level federal drug offenders. To be eligible, an inmate must have been imprisoned for at least 10 years with good behavior, and not have a long criminal history.
The city proposed a 3.35% increase in water rates Wednesday, the smallest annual hike in nine years. It’s also less than half of what the Department of Environmental Protection initially said it would need.