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Congressional candidate flyer asks for donations above the federal limit

Jan 19, 2020 - Chicago Tribune

A campaign flyer from west suburban congressional candidate Jeanne Ives sought contributions of "$40,000.00, $60,000.00, $80,000.00," despite a federal campaign donation limit of $5,600.

Potential supporters were asked to return the flyer with a message that read: "I am choosing you (Ives) to fight for our right to live as free citizens with free minds in a free enterprise, market economy. I am choosing to support you with a campaign contribution of," followed by a listing of the over-the-...