A public relations firm’s legally suspect work on behalf of the Ecuadorian government included hundreds of thousands of dollars paid to talent agencies representing prominent celebrities who traveled to the country to bemoan environmental damage there.
A leading Democratic super PAC on Monday suggested that attacking “the Koch Brothers” is a winning strategy. Hours later polls showed surging support for a Republican targeted by that strategy.
An upstart Democratic candidate unseated a veteran incumbent lawmaker on Tuesday thanks in part to the sizable support of independent expenditure groups that the primary winner has claimed to revile.
A leading campaign finance reformer admitted defeat on Wednesday after spending more than $1.6 million on a Senate candidate who garnered less than a quarter of the primary vote.
Jim Rubens, a Republican Senate candidate in New Hampshire, received just 23 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s primary, losing to former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, who will challenge Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D.) in November.
A Tuesday Huffington Post piece on conservative donors’ attitudes toward a network of political financiers on the other side of the aisle downplayed the scale of the latter despite publicly available documents contradicting their report.
Senate Democrats at a press conference on Monday unveiling a constitutional amendment designed to alter First Amendment freedoms argued that their effort is both nonpartisan and absolutely essential to advance the agenda of the Democratic Party.
Supporters of an innovative oil and gas extraction technique are crying foul after an environmentalist group with ties to a U.S. congressman used photos of a young girl with an unrelated genetic disorder to tout the dangers of the practice.
An elderly Alaskan couple was murdered last year. Their two-year-old granddaughter was raped. And the victims’ family on Friday said Sen. Mark Begich (D., Alaska) is exploiting the grisly incident for political gain, potentially compromising legal action against the killer.
An anti-Internet piracy firm with ties to the government of Ecuador, and its president Rafael Correa, on Friday filed a copyright complaint against a news organization that days earlier exposed potential corruption by the South American nation’s ambassador to the United States.
Democratic congressional candidate Sean Eldridge lashed out on Tuesday at fast food company Burger King for supposedly dodging U.S. taxes, but his husband, whose fortune is financing the congressional run, stands to benefit financially from the move.