A senior Energy Department official used his position to attempt to secure internships at the department for his three children, a report released Monday by federal watchdogs has found.
Dark money groups continue to put up large sums backing Rep. Ed Markey (D., Mass.) in his U.S. Senate bid, despite Markey’s stated distaste for such groups.
A top House investigator on Thursday tied lavish, multi-million-dollar conferences held by the Internal Revenue Service to an ongoing scandal over the agency discriminating against conservative groups.
Through lobbying, media, and public statements, the left-wing Center for American Progress (CAP) routinely used its influence to push for legislation that benefitted its major corporate donors, a Washington Free Beacon analysis has found.
President Barack Obama on Wednesday accepted the resignation of National Security Advisor Tom Donilon and is expected to tap scandal-plagued U.N. ambassador Susan Rice as his replacement.
Members of Congress investigating the Internal Revenue Service for targeting conservative political groups said a Tuesday hearing helped to put a human face on what they claim is a flagrant abuse of the agency’s power.
Internal Revenue Service targeting of political groups was not limited to front-line employees in the agency’s Cincinnati, Ohio, office, according to testimony before a House committee on Tuesday.
A lobbying firm representing clients with potential business before the state made a large donation to Democrat Terry McAuliffe’s campaign less than two weeks before holding a fundraiser for his him in May.
Democrat Terry McAuliffe attended a fundraiser last Tuesday at the Richmond home of a registered lobbyist whose clients include groups pushing policies McAuliffe may advance if elected governor.
The stated priorities of President Barack Obama’s shadowy activist group, Organizing for Action (OFA), are not the issues most Americans care about, according to numerous polls ranking the country’s political priorities.