by Josh Israel Jul 16, 2015
A registered lobbyist who serves as a foreign agent for the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia has already raised at least $32,400 in campaign cash for the presidential campaign of former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL).
by Josh Israel Jun 24, 2015
Paul quickly moved to donate the contributions he received from Earl Holt III to a fund established to help the victim's families, but refused to give up money from similar donors in the past.
by Sacha Feinman Jun 10, 2015
How the governor of Illinois is using a private fortune to reshape the state government.
by Kira Lerner Jun 8, 2015
Two commissioners filed a petition against their own agency, which one has called "worse than dysfunctional."
by Kira Lerner Jun 2, 2015
A majority of Americans of both parties support measures to restrict the influence of wealthy donors in politics.
by Billy Corriher - Guest Contributor Jun 2, 2015
Barring review by the U.S. Supreme Court, the four conservative Wisconsin justices could shut down a criminal investigation into groups that spent $10 million to elect them.
by Alan Pyke May 5, 2015
An influential conservative secret-money group got some of its funding from now-collapsed Corinthian Colleges, Inc., according to bankruptcy documents.
by Josh Israel Mar 25, 2015
Scott Walker got $250,000 from casino billionaire mogul Sheldon Adelson -- after calling for a ban on all gaming political donations.
by Ian Millhiser Mar 11, 2015
The Pope's comments place him at odds with five other very prominent Catholics -- the five justices who joined the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. FEC.
by Josh Israel Feb 10, 2015
The historically private duo has mounted something of a media charm offensive, attempting to frame themselves as not as partisan Republicans but as fiscally conservative, social libertarians eager to defend individual liberty.