Moore collected over $1M from charity
The Washington Post reports that Republican Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore “arranged to receive a salary of $180,000 a year for part-time work at the Foundation for Moral Law,” contrary to public statements that he did not take a regular salary from the charity he founded. Moore “collected more than $1 million as president from 2007 to 2012, compensation that far surpassed what the group disclosed in its public tax filings most of those years.”
Obama to headline Northam rally
Barack Obama will headline a rally for Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam in Richmond on Oct. 19, the Democrat’s gubernatorial campaign announced on Wednesday. George W. Bush is scheduled to attend fundraisers the same week for his former counselor, Republican Ed Gillespie, who will face Northam in the Nov. 7 election to replace term-limited Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Heise officially joins House race
Plymouth Township Supervisor Kurt Heise (R) announced he is running for the seat being vacated by Republican Rep. Dave Trott of Michigan. The former state representative joins businesswoman Lena Epstein and former state House Majority Floor Leader Rocky Raczkowski in the 11th District primary.