Article explores what the Supreme Court has done to rebrand corruption, as well as how this impacts the criminal prosecutions of corrupt elected officials.
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.
Secretaries of state for Connecticut and Louisiana on Thursday called on Congress to appropriate more funding to boost election security heading into 2020.
Amid growing recognition of disparities in America’s justice system, this report highlights a critical but under-scrutinized problem.
Tackling money in politics has been elusive in US campaign finance reforms. A new article has exposed a solution around taxation to curtail the problem.
Erosion in public confidence in the media could embolden African leaders with autocratic tendencies, says Jeff Conroy-Krutz.
The Federal Reserve has responsibilities which require that it operates independently. Trump’s meddling might have influenced its interest rate decision.
Our democracy works best when politicians are held accountable. Our system works when districts are drawn fairly, elections are run honestly.
In the run-up to the 2020 vote and in a context of deepening threats to US values, Brennan captures questions the electorate must ask of the next President.
Formerly incarcerated adults face financial barriers to restoring their voting rights in 30 states, according to a new study.
Three states in particular have developed revolving door restrictions that effectively prevent former state officials from conducting any lobbying activity.