A former Democratic senator is joining a prominent Washington lobbying shop after receiving thousands in campaign contributions from the firm and authoring legislation that advanced the international trade agenda of one of its foreign government clients.
Hillary Clinton’s office received 240 requests under the Freedom of Information Act during her time as secretary of state, but only three of those requests received responses within the legally required timeframe, according to government watchdogs.
Solar company SolarCity announced on Wednesday that it will slash 550 jobs in Nevada following state regulators’ decision to phase out a controversial subsidy for rooftop solar in the state.
Bernie Sanders and his wife have on numerous occasions steered money from organizations under their control to friends and family members, public records show.
The payments benefitted the wife of the Democratic presidential candidate, his stepdaughter, and the son of a former colleague in city government whom Sanders has described as a close friend.
An investment firm owned and run by one of Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton’s many billionaire political supporters is under federal investigation after news reports revealed patterns of discrimination against minority customers and employees.
Florida man Josue Larose was recently fined $500,000 for filing fraudulent campaign finance paperwork, but that hasn’t stopped him from declaring his candidacy for the U.S. Senate for the second time and founding more than 300 Super PACs and political committees this month alone.
A tax-and-spending package hammered out by congressional leaders this week would accomplish some long-held conservative energy policy goals, but provisions that would subsidize renewable energy and finance a recent United Nations climate accord have some on the right fuming.
First Amendment advocates are heaping praise on a tentative spending deal agreed to by congressional leaders this week, saying it heads off Obama administration attempts to restrict spending on political speech through administrative or executive action.
The left’s leading donor club is marshaling high-dollar donors, labor unions, and birth control activist Sandra Fluke to target moderate state legislators in California, according to internal documents.