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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.
America’s megadonors pump cash into political systems, circumventing finance laws using joint fundraising committees.
AOC, Gaetz & Fitzpatrick introduced the Restoring Faith in Government Act to ban Congress members from trading stocks.
Wealthy donors wield power in this April 4 spring election contest between liberal Janet Protasiewicz and conservative Daniel Kelly.
Thirty million dollars and counting has poured into the campaign for a swing seat on Wisconsin’s Supreme Court, with TV ads swamping the airwaves.
2022 election cycle saw only one U.S. Senate seat flip as a result, more than a dozen of the longest partisan electoral streaks were extended.
The more the GOP has become complete obedience to their oligarch masters, the more they are driving the right winged minded fringe.
Without the proper media coverage, campaign donations can be a complex labyrinth of dark money, super PACs, and FEC filings.
Churches fretted over losing their tax-exempt status for even unintentional missteps. But the IRS has abdicated its enforcement responsibilities.
Democrats in New York State claim that this procedure can boost voter turnout. Republicans in the state instead see “dirty tricks.”