WASHINGTON — A presidential candidate says he or she is running for president, raises cash for the campaign and spends it, right? That's not the whole story these days.
By Philip Elliott, Associated Press
A slide show of Supreme Court decisions impacting national politics.
By Saskia de Melker
Campaigns continued to release fund-raising totals Monday when former Massachusetts Republican Gov. Mitt Romney joined Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., as the only other candidate to announce first-quarter totals that topped the $20 million mark.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
The Federal Election Commission voted 4-2 to place some restrictions on how non-party political groups can spend soft money funds, but commissioners postponed a broader decision until they initiate a formal rule-making process next month.
By PBS NewsHour
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