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 ... 02/24/2014 - 11:00 am | 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
Joe Biden fined $219K By FEC Politico reports that Vice President Biden has been fined by the FEC: 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 ... 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
CREDIT: AP/ Chris Pizzello/Invision Jared Leto made clear when he won his award for best supporting actor at the Oscars last week that he’s comfortable being an overtly political actor — his speech mentioned Ukraine, AIDS, and single motherhood, and Leto comfortably (though not without criticism) spoke progressively about those topics.
CREDIT: Flickr/Matt Gordon Welcome to TP Ideas‘ fourth installment of our roundup of the week’s best conservative writing! Every Friday, I look at three pieces by right-of-center writers intelligently articulating core elements of the conservative worldview. The goal isn’t to find conservatives telling progressives how right they are, but rather to pick out writing that helps liberals understand where their ideological foes are coming from.
With the switch to daylight savings time Sunday, it becomes legal to water lawns every other day in Sacramento. Officials say, amid the drought, there's no reason for anyone to do that yet.
Elizabeth McAllister, a city water conservation specialist, checks a sprinkler that was running off the lawn and into the rain gutter in east Sacramento.
Then-U. S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul leaves Foreign Ministry headquarters in Moscow in 2013. CREDIT: AP Photo/Misha Japaridze The former United States ambassador to the Russian Federation — only eight days out of office — told reporters on Friday that the White House is taking the right steps in responding to the crisis in Ukraine, saying the threats to impose sanctions on Moscow are working to change the situation in the immediate term.
CREDIT: AP Backed by a coalition of advocates for the elderly and the poor, a pair of Louisiana lawmakers are proposing to cap payday lending interest rates at 36 percent. That limit would threaten to put the industry, which typically charges annual rates 10 times that high for its short-term high-risk cash advances, out of business in the state.
Congressional aides involved in preparing the Senate Intelligence Committee’s unreleased study of the CIA’s secret interrogation and detention program walked out of one of the spy agency’s top-secret facility with classified documents that the CIA contended they weren’t authorized to have, McClatchy has learned.
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., declined to comment while speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill except to confirm that CIA Inspector General David Buckley was looking into whether the agency had monitored her staffs computers.