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*Advertising tactics turn some groups against Facebook. *Musk and David Sacks removed from donor list on website.
Republicans denounce the IRS after it apologized for inappropriately flagging conservative political groups for additional reviews during the 2012 election.
NEW YORK, April 30- Closing arguments began on Tuesday in the fraud trial of two former fundraising associates of John Liu, a Democratic candidate in New York City's mayoral race, with prosecutors saying that he would have known the campaign routinely used illegal methods to solicit funds.
The SEC is being pressed to require public corporations to disclose political donations, a move that could transform the growing world of secret campaign spending. The NYT reports.
At this hour, President Obama is visiting victims of the Boston terror attack, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.
ATHERTON, Calif., April 4- President Barack Obama acknowledged on Thursday that getting big changes to gun laws through the U.S. Congress would be challenging, telling donors at a California fundraiser gun control was a tougher issue than immigration reform.
WASHINGTON, March 12- A Senate oversight hearing of the Federal Communications Commission took an unexpected turn on Tuesday toward a hot political topic that telecommunications regulators rarely address: donor disclosure in political advertising.
Austan Goolsbee, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, warns that growth will go down and unemployment will go up as a result of these forced budget cuts.
The very latest on fiscal cliff talks, with CNBC's John Harwood, Steve Liesman & Larry Kudlow.
The House is expected to vote on Speaker Boehner's "Plan B" budget proposal tonight, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
WASHINGTON, Dec 9- President Barack Obama's inauguration committee is accepting corporate donations to help fund the parade and other events associated with his Jan. 21 inauguration after tapped-out Democratic donors spent huge sums helping him get elected.
Emboldened by gains in Congress, Democrats appear less willing to compromise in “fiscal cliff" talks on cuts to entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security, The New York Times reports.
The impasse in Congress over the “fiscal cliff” could be the Grinch that steals Christmas if it isn’t resolved soon.
With Congress returning from Thanksgiving, here’s the good news for those looking to avoid the “fiscal cliff”: Members of both parties do agree on one LARGE point — taxes for the wealthy should go up.