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Letha Byrd 2021-05-19
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A naval contractor that Collins once helped is being accused of illegally funding her 2020 re-election by transferring $150,000 into a super PAC.
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Adam Amie 2021-01-11
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Facebook is stopping donations to both the Republicans and the Democrats for at least the duration of the current quarter.
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James Rankins 2021-02-05
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After the deadly Jan. 6 attack, and a vote by some politicians not to certify the 2020 election results, tech giants are rethinking their political contributions.
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Marc Leonard 2021-03-25
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Rep. Ken Buck told Axios he won't accept donations from their PACs, citing their "anticompetitive and monopolistic behavior."
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Ricky Nesbitt 2021-06-11
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Trump claimed he has already turned down two book deals "from the most unlikely of publishers," but he stopped short of offering any specific details.
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Carlos Edelstein 2021-01-11
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Facebook announced Monday that it would pause its contributions to political action committees after last week’s deadly attack on the US Capitol, as first reported by Axios.

“Following last week’s awful violence in DC, we are pausing all of our PAC contributions for at least the current quarter, while we review our policies,” Facebook spokesperson Danial Robert told The Verge in a statement Monday.

Facebook’s political spending freeze will last at least through the first quarter of 2021. This freeze only affects PAC contributions, not all of Facebook’s political spending.

The social media company is joining a group of other private companies halting...

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Peter Merchant 2021-02-05
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Microsoft has announced that it will suspend all donations for the upcoming 2022 election cycle for any members of Congress, state officials, and organizations that voted to object to the certification of electors in the 2020 election or supported attempting to overturn the election.

The company temporarily suspended all political contributions after the January 6th attack on the Capitol, with Microsoft taking the time to decide “whether to suspend further donations to individuals who voted against certification of the Electoral College.” Today’s announcement makes that decision a permanent one for the coming election cycle, but only for politicians who attempted to overturn President Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election. (Other...

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Eric Erikson 2021-01-05
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Dobbs said "we have had a devil of a time finding actual proof," though did not back down in his misplaced belief that voter fraud must have occurred.
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Blaine Pilgrim 2021-07-23
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Trump has often pushed the false claim that the election was stolen from him, but the WaPo reports he has spent no money trying to prove the claim.
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Richard Bond 2021-01-11
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Following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, tech giants are reviewing their policies about political contributions.
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David Sandoval 2021-03-09
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Trump said donations to Republican committees would be supporting "Republicans in name only."
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Jarvis Lett 2021-02-05
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The tech company said contributions would also be suspended for state legislators and organizations suggesting the 2020 election should be overturned.
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Gerardo Diaz 2021-05-19
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Although not a single Republican voted for Biden's American Rescue Plan, only half of rural voters credit Democrats for stimulus payments.
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John Johannes 2021-06-06
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The advertisement features testimonials from officers who were injured in the riot. It criticizes GOP lawmakers for their downplaying of the riot.
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Michael Wilson 2021-06-10
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Save America says it wants to surprise Trump "with a record breaking fundraising day," and automatically opts supporters into an extra donation.
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Jackie Brown 2021-02-01
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There aren't many restrictions on how the donations to the PAC could be spent, so Trump could use the funds for himself.
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Letha Byrd 2021-05-19
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A naval contractor that Collins once helped is being accused of illegally funding her 2020 re-election by transferring $150,000 into a super PAC.
James Rankins 2021-02-05
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After the deadly Jan. 6 attack, and a vote by some politicians not to certify the 2020 election results, tech giants are rethinking their political contributions.
Ricky Nesbitt 2021-06-11
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Trump claimed he has already turned down two book deals "from the most unlikely of publishers," but he stopped short of offering any specific details.
Peter Merchant 2021-02-05
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Microsoft has announced that it will suspend all donations for the upcoming 2022 election cycle for any members of Congress, state officials, and organizations that voted to object to the certification of electors in the 2020 election or supported attempting to overturn the election.

The company temporarily suspended all political contributions after the January 6th attack on the Capitol, with Microsoft taking the time to decide “whether to suspend further donations to individuals who voted against certification of the Electoral College.” Today’s announcement makes that decision a permanent one for the coming election cycle, but only for politicians who attempted to overturn President Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election. (Other...

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Blaine Pilgrim 2021-07-23
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Trump has often pushed the false claim that the election was stolen from him, but the WaPo reports he has spent no money trying to prove the claim.
David Sandoval 2021-03-09
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Trump said donations to Republican committees would be supporting "Republicans in name only."
Gerardo Diaz 2021-05-19
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Although not a single Republican voted for Biden's American Rescue Plan, only half of rural voters credit Democrats for stimulus payments.
Michael Wilson 2021-06-10
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Save America says it wants to surprise Trump "with a record breaking fundraising day," and automatically opts supporters into an extra donation.
Adam Amie 2021-01-11
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Facebook is stopping donations to both the Republicans and the Democrats for at least the duration of the current quarter.
Marc Leonard 2021-03-25
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Rep. Ken Buck told Axios he won't accept donations from their PACs, citing their "anticompetitive and monopolistic behavior."
Carlos Edelstein 2021-01-11
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge

Facebook announced Monday that it would pause its contributions to political action committees after last week’s deadly attack on the US Capitol, as first reported by Axios.

“Following last week’s awful violence in DC, we are pausing all of our PAC contributions for at least the current quarter, while we review our policies,” Facebook spokesperson Danial Robert told The Verge in a statement Monday.

Facebook’s political spending freeze will last at least through the first quarter of 2021. This freeze only affects PAC contributions, not all of Facebook’s political spending.

The social media company is joining a group of other private companies halting...

Continue reading…

Eric Erikson 2021-01-05
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Dobbs said "we have had a devil of a time finding actual proof," though did not back down in his misplaced belief that voter fraud must have occurred.
Richard Bond 2021-01-11
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Following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, tech giants are reviewing their policies about political contributions.
Jarvis Lett 2021-02-05
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The tech company said contributions would also be suspended for state legislators and organizations suggesting the 2020 election should be overturned.
John Johannes 2021-06-06
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The advertisement features testimonials from officers who were injured in the riot. It criticizes GOP lawmakers for their downplaying of the riot.
Jackie Brown 2021-02-01
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There aren't many restrictions on how the donations to the PAC could be spent, so Trump could use the funds for himself.