Plaintiffs-Appellants have asked Court to reconsider its decision that gave rise to so-called Super PACs and similar independent expenditure organizations.
American Corruption articles on Democracy Chronicles
American corruption here involves more blatant uses of money politics to corrode democracy. Forms of corruption obviously vary, but include government related bribery, extortion, cronyism, and embezzlement. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics or our articles on Worldwide Corruption.
Former President Jimmy Carter says Trump will not have been in the White House if the Russians did not interfere in the 2016 presidential election.
If you are trying to avoid a confrontation, the smart move would be to give your neighbors room. Use peaceful speech, be understanding, forget past issues and possibly stop spying on them. If we choose to not do these things, we are cornering them.
It is illegal for any person to solicit, accept, or receive anything of value from a foreign national in connection with a U.S. election.
We tend to think about congressional oversight in very academic terms — checks and balances, the Framers, etc. But what does it actually look like on the ground in Congress? To find out, we’re talking this week with Charlie Dent.
New report from the Office of Inspector General at the FEC provides new information about how the agency’s internal watchdog has been hamstrung for months.
Payday lenders offer loans on the order of a few hundred dollars, typically to low-income borrowers, who have to pay them back in a matter of weeks.
A law firm linked to New Jersey political boss George E. Norcross III enjoyed extraordinary influence over the state’s tax break program.
A new report shows that instead of doling out funds to political allies, members of Congress routinely use leadership PAC funds to pay for expensive meals.
Justice Department Michel and Low Taek Jho for conspiring to make and conceal foreign and conduit campaign contributions during the 2012 election.