A discussion on the long and complicated history of corporations in America, starting with British East India Company
Money Politics articles on Democracy Chronicles
This Money Politics section includes news about the efforts to reduce the influence of money over the election system that has grown substantially since the Citizens United ruling. Also see our entire section on Money Politics or our articles on Political Lobbying.
“The Money Game” is ProPublica’s widget to chart contributions to candidates in the Illinois governor’s race
Citizens United handed a defeat in New York where they tried to prevent charities from having to disclose donors
The mass shooting at a Florida high school in February has reignited the long-running debate over gun laws
Interrupting the revenue stream of politicians from certain lobbying sources could make them defy the NRA
The National Rifle Association was thrust into the forefront of the national conversation following the mass shooting
With such a massive disconnect, is it even possible for them to understand the struggles of their constituents?
It isn’t just the military and scores of federal agencies. States, counties and local governments buy plenty of guns
On the Supreme Court’s increasingly narrow definition of corruption, including the crimes of bribery and extortion
2016 election was high point in electoral spending by the NRA and its affiliate, the NRA Institute for Legislative Action