The FBI raided the offices of a Republican campaign consulting group in Annapolis, Maryland, on Thursday, reports the Baltimore Sun. Cuccinelli's lawsuit dubbed the group a "malicious 'Scam Pac'".
Former Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli of Virginia, who lost the state's 2013 race for governor, accused the firm in his lawsuit of "egregious abuse of the political process".
Strategic Campaign Group offers political organizational fundraising, virtual telephone town halls, direct mail marketing, advertising, polling, voter contact telephone programs, and political campaign consulting, according to its website. This firm is known for its pioneering use of technology in political campaigns for GOP candidates nationwide.
An FBI spokeswoman confirmed to the Washington Post that agents were "conducting law enforcement activity in Annapolis, off Main Street", where the Strategic Campaign Group's headquarter offices are located.
Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash Bostian was not under the influence of drugs at the time of the crash, nor was he distracted by his cellphone. The Amtrak train bound for New York City crashed in Philadelphia, killing eight people and injuring hundreds.
The firm's vice president is former congressional aide Chip O'Neil, according to the group's website. It outlines Strategic Campaign Group's fraught legal past.
GOP strategists Kelley Rogers, who founded the firm told local newspaper Capital Gazette that six Federal Bureau of Investigation agents had raided the office to gather computer files and documents related to the firm's direct mail and fundraising practices.
Sen. J.B. Jennings, the Senate minority leader, said the firm had done work for the Senate Republican caucus. Cuccinelli said the Conservative StrikeForce PAC raised $2.2 million in 2013, largely by promising donors the money would help Cuccinelli in his ultimately unsuccessful Virginia campaign against McAuliffe. Less than one-half of one percent of that money, $10,000, actually made it to the Cuccinelli campaign. The company settled with Cuccinelli in 2015, agreeing to pay his gubernatorial campaign $85,000. "Any cleaning up of these practices would be good for our political system".
The Baggies are aiming to deny Chelsea the victory which would see Antonio Conte's side win the Premier League on Friday. The Blues endured a nightmare start to their championship defence last term, losing nine of their first 16 games.
A belligerent Justice Karnan had told the court he would not appear before it again even if he was arrested and put in jail. A seven-judge bench of the Supreme Court has sentenced a sitting judge of a High Court to six months imprisonment.
Isaiah Thomas had one last shot for the win, but his tightly contested, off-balance 3-pointer was off the mark as time expired. For a time , it seemed like the fourth quarter would belong to him like it had on so many other occasions this season.
At its peak, the site consisted of nine nuclear reactors and four reprocessing plants, created to turn uranium into plutonium. Eight rail cars are in the tunnel that collapsed, but it feeds into a longer tunnel that contains 28 loaded rail cars.
UT's football team had a multi-year April of 978 (out of 1,000), its best mark since the NCAA began releasing data in 2004-05. Football, baseball, men's swimming and diving, and softball are each ranked second in the SEC among their respective sports.
The roundtable event was held at the South Shore Cultural Center where two prominent Chicago couples were married. The Obama Presidential Center is expected to cost $500 million and should be complete by 2021.
He said that since he and Jones have both played in the AL East for years, it is likely that they have had different experiences. Price (elbow) is scheduled to make his first rehab start with Triple-A Pawtucket on Sunday, Ian Browne of MLB.com reports.
Whether the investigation is led by a special prosecutor, panel or commission is a detail that can be worked out. The Justice Department said Sessions was interviewing candidates to serve as an interim replacement.
He said he was " mildly nauseous " at the thought of having swayed the election but also said he would do the same again. Sessions advised Trump's campaign before being picked by the president to lead the Justice Department.
Honor 8 Lite launched in India through offline channels
Chinese smartphone-maker Huawei on Thursday launched ' Honor 8 Lite' in India that will be available through offline channels. Similar to other Honor smartphones, the Honor 8 Lite comes with a 15-month warranty as well as door pick-up and drop service.
White House says budget deal contains wall funding
The $1.5 billion increase in Homeland Security spending, pushing total spending for the department to more than $42 billion. They sounded a note of defeat, blaming Senate rules for a budget plan that merited closing most government operations.
United States unemployment falls to 10-year low
Perhaps even more interesting, racial disparities continue to thrive, even with the-albeit slowly-falling unemployment rate. The Bureau of Labor Statistic releases jobs figures for each month on the first Friday of the month that follows.
Taking a Fresh Look at The Coca-Cola Company (KO)
For KO, the company now has $12.12 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $15.91 Billion current liabilities. Equities research analysts anticipate that The Coca-Cola Co will post $1.88 earnings per share for the current year.
Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties
Yates called McGahn first thing that morning to tell him she had "a very sensitive matter" that had to be discussed face to face. Ask Sally Yates, under oath, if she knows how classified information got into the newspapers soon after she explained it to W.H.
Buffett cuts stake in IBM and shares slide
Berkshire said its insurance businesses swung to a $267 million underwriting loss from a year-earlier profit of $213 million. Buffett is the celebrity that everyone wants to get close to at the meeting.
Trump moves to get more conservatives on federal bench
Of course, some critics of the Gorsuch nomination insisted that part of the problem was how the judge came to Trump's attention. The White House did not immediately make available the full list of judges Trump picked to serve on federal courts.