campaign contributions

Campaign Funds Used for Vacation Stays
4:14 pm
Fri March 23, 2012

Schock Accused of Ethics Violation

Aaron Schock

A report from a watchdog group said the campaign committee for Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) reimbursed him for stays at a hotel in Greece and a luxury resort in Miami.

Schock's campaign committee reportedly paid him more than $100,000 for such expenses during the 2010 election.

The study was issued by “Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics." Director Melanie Sloan said “What Aaron Schock did crossed the line.”

The group also found 248 of 435  House  members used campaign funds to benefit themselves and family  members.

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No Contribution Limits
2:02 pm
Wed March 14, 2012

Independent PACs Free to Spend in Illinois

A federal judge struck down part of Illinois' campaign finance law.

Judge Marvin Aspen said Illinois cannot enforce contribution limits on independent political action committees. Aspen issued his ruling on March 13.

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