Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has been working for a major oil and gas 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 Citizen United ruling. Also see our entire section on Money Politics.
The Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) of 1938 requires lobbyists for foreign interests to register
This year’s primary is on its way to becoming the most expensive in New Jersey history
Supreme Court upheld the authority of Congress to place limits on the size of campaign contributions
New Justice Gorsuch dissents as Supreme Court upholds ban on big money gifts to parties
In these Trump-times, communities need to stick together, to minimize the harm and damage that Trump, his ruling cronies, and his Republican friends (but Democrats too) can do.
The Brennan Center for Justice uses a multipronged approach to pursue social justice
Dark money isn’t going anywhere soon unless the SEC finally manages to hammer out a regulated crackdown and make full disclosure the law of the land. It stinks, not knowing where your money is going.
Millions in Wall Street lobbying dollars thrown at versions of the transparency bill in recent years
Vice President Mike Pence has reportedly opened a political action committee, or PAC