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Plea and a trial loom in next month for Giuliani associates

The October illegal campaign contribution trial of an associate of Rudy Giuliani and a guilty plea set to occur this week by a second associate puts a spotlight on him as a government probe of the former mayor continues.

Southern Democrats aim to export Georgia’s 2020 success

ATLANTA — Stacey Abrams spent years telling donors that Democrats could win in Georgia if they would provide the money to build a statewide political operation. In 2020, Georgia finally delivered its 16 presidential electoral votes to a Democrat, Joe Biden, and sent two Democrats to the U.S. Senate.

Critics take aim at charitable money sitting in donor funds

Wealthy philanthropists have long enjoyed an advantageous way to give to charity: Using something called a donor-advised fund, they've been able to enjoy tax deductions and investment gains on their donations long before they give the money away

In Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp sets out to mend fractured GOP

PERRY, Ga.  — Brian Kemp often tells supporters to “keep choppin’ wood,” the way the self-described “country guy” urges a steady, deliberate approach. Yet the Georgia governor also says he’ll be “running scared” as he seeks a second term. Because precious little about Georgia politics is calm heading into 2022.

Vatican indicts 10, including a cardinal, in London deal

ROME – A Vatican judge on Saturday indicted 10 people, including a once-powerful cardinal, on charges including embezzlement, abuse of office, extortion and fraud in connection with the Secretariat of State’s $450 million investment in a London real estate venture.

Bitcoin millionaire puts money on Greens in German election

BERLIN — A German software developer who made a fortune from bitcoin has given the environmentalist Green Party one of the biggest political donations in the country's history in hopes it will win this year's national election — and consider banning the digital currency.

Trump in 2024? He says only that ‘a Republican’ will win

PALM BEACH, Fla. – Former President Donald Trump plans to affirm his commitment to the Republican Party – and raise the possibility that someone else will be the GOP’s next presidential nominee – in a closed-door speech to donors Saturday night.

MacKenzie Scott marries Seattle teacher after Bezos divorce

SEATTLE — MacKenzie Scott, philanthropist, author and former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married a Seattle science teacher who expressed gratitude “for the exceptional privilege it will be to partner in giving away assets with the potential to do so much good when shared."

Eyman fined $2.6 million, barred from campaign control

Tim Eyman, the watch salesman-turned-antitax folk hero whose initiative campaigns have bedeviled state and local governments across Washington for decades, will no longer be allowed to have any financial control over political committees, under a judge’s ruling Wednesday that found he used donor’s contributions to line his own pocket.