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  • Federal Election Commission (FEC)
    "In 1975, Congress created the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to administer and enforce the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections."
    • Campaign Finance Reports and Data
      Links to the disclosure database, electronic filed reports (1997-present), scanned images of paper reports filed by Campaigns and Committees (1993-present), downloadable data files, Electioneering Communication Reports, Independent Expenditure Reports, and other campaign finance data.
    • Federal Campaign Finance Laws
      Statutes, legislative recommendations, current legislative activity, and other documents relevant to federal campaign finance legislation.
    • The FEC and the Federal Campaign Finance Law
      Brochure on the FEC's role in campaign finance. Published in February 2004 and updated in January 2007.
    • Presidential Campaign Finance Summaries
      Historical information and current summaries for Presidential campaigns.
  • Campaign Finance Information Center
    This site, from Investigative Reporters and Editors, helps journalists follow the campaign money trail on the national, state and local levels.
  • Campaign Finance Institute
    "The Campaign Finance Institute is a non-partisan, non-profit institute, affiliated with The George Washington University, that conducts objective research and education, empanels task forces and makes recommendations for policy change in the field of campaign finance."
  • Campaign Finance Reform
    Information , reports, and press releases from The Pew Charitable Trusts.
  • CampaignMoney.com
    Search for campaign contributions by contributor, presidential candidate, committee (PACs), "527" organizations, or lobbyists.
  • Center for Competitive Politics
    CCP is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on the actual effects of money in politics.
  • Center for Responsive Politics (OpenSecrets.org)
    Includes a race-by-race analysis of campaign contributions for the upcoming elections, congressional candidate profiles, and detailed analysis of major PAC contributions.
    • Donor Lookup
      Database on individual and soft money contributors to federal candidates, political action committees and party committees since the 1990 election. Search by name, state, zip code, occupation/employer, or recipient.
    • Money Web
      Social networking tool for 2008 presidential election. Shows relations between candidates, contributors, and industries.
    • Personal Finance
      Includes copies of personal finance reports filed by the members of the House and Senate, the President, and selected presidential candidates.
  • The Favor Factory: Congressional Earmarks
    This is a database of lawmakers, earmarks, and campaign giving from the Seattle Times.
  • National Center for Policy Analysis
    NCPA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy research organization.
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