Control Money in Politics: Crisis as billions of campaign funds from unknown origin have already corrupted many in government
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.
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Accused Federal Elections Commission Failing After Completely Disastrous Turn Towards Partisanship and Corruption
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