The OCC & FEC prohibit political contributions. It is unlawful for a national bank to make any contribution or expenditure in connection with any election to any political office, or in connection with any primary election or policial convention or caucus held to select candidates for any polical office. This prohibition applies to all federal, state, and local elections, political conventions, and caucuses. In addition, it is unlawful for any officer or any dirctor of a national bank to consent to any political contribution, and it is unlawful for any candiate, polictical committe, or other person to knowingly accept or receive a political contribution. The prohibitions also extend to other forms of political contributions by national banks, including, but not limited to, the purchase of tickets to political dinners or other political fundraising events, advertisements in political literature, and donations of goods or services in connection with political fundraising events and activities. This information is from the OCC Bulletin OCC 2000-8 dated March 22, 2000.