Campaign finance laws halt the downside of money in politics, keeping elections transparent but Trump’s Judiciary picks may undermine this process.
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.
Trump administration, with other business entities, on Friday filed a motion to dismiss House Democrats’ lawsuit on President Trump’s federal tax returns.
Democrats face politically fraught options in opposing Trump’s move to divert $3.6 billion in military funds to build 175 miles of his border wall.
Trump administration moving forward with its plan to divert $3.6 billion from military construction projects to border wall, notifying congress.
Vice President Mike Pence has elected to stay at President Donald Trump’s golf resort in Doonbeg while visiting Ireland this week. Who’s paying for this?
Real estate investor Stephen Rosenberg once had an open checkbook for Democratic runners, including Hillary Clinton. Now he is backing Trump, but secretly.
The latest news in US-China relations is trade war tariff increments announced by Trump in response to duties by Beijing.
Rights groups sue State over new law that puts Tennessee voter registration drives at risk. News on this front comes from Sam Levine’s article in HuffPost.
President Trump accuses activists of being paid by powerful liberal forces, but many attendees at his own events were financially compensated to be there.
Article explores what the Supreme Court has done to rebrand corruption, as well as how this impacts the criminal prosecutions of corrupt elected officials.