A foundation financed by the billionaire investor Warren Buffet recently signed on as a member of the left’s leading donor club, according to internal documents, joining a handful of other new “partners” who will help bankroll liberal nonprofits, advocacy groups, and political vendors ahead of the 2016 elections.
A prominent Democratic lawmaker met with the head of a progressive state-level advocacy group on Tuesday to plot ways to undermine Republican governors who have resisted federal efforts to relocate Syrian refugees to their states, according to sources present at the meeting.
Contributions to Hillary Clinton’s family foundation grew dramatically last year to more than $170 million, a record for the group, but it gave out significantly less in grant money than the year before, according to annual tax filings.
Hillary Clinton claimed over the weekend that Wall Street firms have supported her financially because she was a U.S. senator on Sept. 11, 2001, but campaign finance records show seven-figure support from the industry before the attacks.
According to OpenSecrets.org, securities and financial industry companies and their employees donated nearly $1.15 million to Clinton’s 2000 Senate campaign. The Wall Street giant Citigroup topped the list of her corporate donors that cycle.
California regulators posted the names of donors to roughly 1,400 nonprofit groups on a government website despite assurances that such information would remain confidential, according to a group suing to prevent such disclosures.
MILWAUKEE, WISC.—From defense spending to tax policy to financial regulation, the GOP contenders on Tuesday night in Milwaukee split on key issues that have for years divided not just Republican politicians but the party’s intellectual leadership.
Gov. Chris Christie may have been demoted to the undercard debate in Milwaukee on Tuesday, but he opted to go after the presumed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton rather than his Republican rivals.
A nondisclosure agreement signed by Hillary Clinton upon taking office as the nation’s chief diplomat undermines a key defense mounted by her and her allies against allegations that she mishandled classified information.
Hillary Clinton’s BlackBerry was vulnerable to hackers during her first visit abroad as secretary of state, according to internal State Department documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
State’s top diplomatic security official warned Cheryl Mills, Clinton’s chief of staff, against using their BlackBerries in “Mahogany Row,” the suite of offices at the department’s Foggy Bottom headquarters where the secretary and her top deputies worked, in a March 2009 memo.