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Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Woman Romantically Linked To Rep. Grimm Admits To Campaign Fraud

A Texas woman romantically linked to indicted U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY.) pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges she lined up straw donors for his 2010 campaign but then denied through her lawyer that Grimm knew anything about it.

09/03/2014

New York City Comptroller John C. Liu (file/credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Liu Denied Public Matching Funds For Campaign Due To ‘Substantial Evidence’ Of Wrongdoing

“The evidence suggests that the potential violations are serious and pervasive across campaign’s fundraising,” the board said in a statement read at the hearing. Liu’s lawyer said an appeal is planned.

08/05/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

Campaign Finance Trial For Two Former Liu Associates Under Way

City Comptroller John Liu has not been charged and is not expected to testify in the conspiracy case. But the trial could complicate his bid for higher office in what’s turning into a hotly contested mayoral race.

04/15/2013

Romney Accepts Party Nomination At The Republican National Convention

Biased Media Criticizes Romney’s Top Fundraisers

As the media positively and glowingly report high-profile presidential fundraising events for President Barack Obama and the Democratic National Committee, they report on GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s and the Republican’s big-dollar fundraising gatherings in and around Tampa, Florida during the Republican National Convention with total suspicion and even worse.

08/31/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.

07/18/2012