Elections Watchdog: FEC Turned Blind Eye To Stealth GOP Donor

Asking a federal judge to crack down on campaign-finance violations, a political watchdog group claims that regulators dropped the ball.

Money is the Root of all Politics

WASHINGTON –  CREW, a nonprofit whose name is short for Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, filed the complaint on Aug. 4 in Washington — taking issue with the anticlimactic conclusion of what it calls an open-and-shut case of stealth donor activity. Section 30122 of federal election law prohibits anyone from making a political

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Arms Industry Donating To Hawkish Clinton Over Incoherent Trump

‘My view is Hillary is far more aligned with the types of issues that are important to the defense industry than Trump is.’

2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Commerce, Calif. A State Department audit has faulted Hillary Clinton and previous top U.S. diplomats for poorly managing information and slowly responding to new cybersecurity risks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Employees of 25 of the nation's largest defense companies—such as Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, and Raytheon—are choosing to fill the coffers of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over those of her rival, GOP nominee Donald Trump. That's according to a new analysis by Politico, published Wednesday and based on federal campaign

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Clinton Fundraisers Still Shrouded In Secrecy

Reporters cling to chain-link fences to catch fragments of private speeches to wealthy Provincetown donors.

Hillary Clinton at the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference, Monday, March 21, 2016. (AP/Andrew Harnik)

Hillary Clinton spent the weekend fundraising in affluent New England communities, speaking to more than 2,200 donors at private brunches and gatherings in Nantucket and Cape Cod—but what she told them "remains a mystery," the Associated Press reported Monday. The fundraising effort—which follows her campaign's most lucrative month so far with

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US Could Be Entering ‘Post-Democratic Age,’ Authors Of New Report On Money In Politics Warn

‘It is time economics, political science, and history recognize the reality of industrial and financial blocs within parties and acknowledge money’s powerful effects on elections,’ write the authors of a major new study on the outsized influence of money in politics.

Money is the Root of all Politics

MINNEAPOLIS --- New research by experts in political and economic theory clearly shows that wealthy corporations are increasingly dominating American democracy. Published Aug. 1 by the Institute for New Economic Thinking, “How Money Drives US Congressional Elections” examined decades of congressional races and found that the more a candidate

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House Passes Koch-Backed Bill Aimed At Opening Doors To Foreign Donors, Dark Money

‘The Republican majority believes the more hidden money in politics, the better,’ proclaimed a prominent Democratic opponent of the bill, which is likely to stall in the Senate or face President Obama’s veto.

David Koch, Executive Vice President of Koch Industries, Inc., attends The Economic Club of New York, Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.

WASHINGTON --- Rather than following the lead of prominent advocates for campaign finance reform, the House of Representatives recently voted to make American politics less transparent than ever. The issue of the influence of so-called “dark money” on politics -- hidden, high-dollar donations made possible by reforms to campaign finance law like

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Aquí está la lista filtrada por Guccifer2 de los mega donantes de Hillary Clinton

Para aquellos interesados en cuyo bolsillo "generoso" se encontrará a Hillary Clinton, si es elegida presidenta, aquí está la respuesta.

Hillary Clinton wrote a letter to Haim Saban (left), the biggest giver on the Democratic side, saying that she will be speaking out publicly against BDS, the boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign aimed at Israel, and will work “across party lines” to oppose it. –

While the media’s focus following the leaked DNC documents by lone hacker “Guccifer2″ has been understandably on the Democrats’ documents in which they reveal their strategy how to target Donald Trump and his Republican peers, what we found more interesting was the list of the candidate’s mega-donors. Specifically, those who have provided $100,000

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