A group that is backed by former President Barack Obama participated at a gathering of deep-pocketed progressive donors who huddled together in Washington, D.C. to map out strategies to “restore progressive government” and to ensure fair redistricting in upcoming years.
A government watchdog group has filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics calling for an investigation of Rep. Alcee Hastings (D., Fla.) for maxing out the congressional salary of his longtime girlfriend for five straight years.
Judicial Watch, a D.C-based government watchdog group, is suing the Office of National Intelligence and the Department of State in hopes of forcing a report be conducted on whether Hillary Clinton’s private email practices damaged national security during her tenure as secretary of state.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D.) vetoed a bill that would require the state Department of Elections to turn over information to local registrars about individuals who are registered to vote in multiple states simultaneously.
A number of top Democratic lobbyist bundlers, who combined to pull in millions of dollars for Hillary Clinton’s failed presidential campaign and who have donated generously to Democratic leaders, personally represent or work at firms that have represented Russian interests in recent years, according to a review of foreign agent registration filings.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wis.) paid Hillary Clinton’s campaign lawyer $90,000 for crisis control following a Veteran Affairs facility scandal that engulfed the senator and her staff.
Judicial Watch, a government watchdog group, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice after the agency failed to respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request related to the infamous tarmac meeting between then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former President Bill Clinton just days before Hillary Clinton was interviewed by the FBI about her private email server.
A government watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) after the agency failed to turn over Obamacare records despite the expiration of time limits imposed by the Freedom of Information Act.
The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation was awarded more than $500,000 in taxpayer-funded government grants since 2010, records show. Seven of its leaders additionally paid themselves six-figure salaries, according to the group’s most recent tax filings.
Rep. Alcee Hastings (D., Fla.) continues to pay his longtime girlfriend the maximum congressional salary of $168,411, and she has pocketed nearly $2.4 million in salary working out of his office since 2000.