PHILADELPHIA—After spending more than $100 million to elect Democratic politicians, and with more money on the way, Tom Steyer basked in policy victories at the party’s convention this week as delegates adopted a climate and energy platform that closely mirrors his own positions.
A leading federal regulator appeared to signal her support for Hillary Clinton’s presidential bid at a Tuesday event near the Democratic National Convention that also featured a senior adviser to the Clinton campaign.
Democratic Party lawyers had to step in repeatedly to prevent illegal or prohibited political fundraising by a new Democratic National Committee group designed to coordinate legal strategy with hundreds of friendly attorneys, internal documents show.
Corporations, labor unions, and wealthy individuals can buy access to top Democratic policymakers at the party’s convention in Philadelphia this week, according to internal documents detailing the perks that the party is offering to its wealthiest donors.
Political action committees that gave $90,000 to the Democratic National Committee between January 2015 and June 2016 will get two tickets to an “exclusive roundtable and campaign briefing with high-level Democratic officials,” the documents reveal.
Democratic National Committee staffers mocked chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz over her lack of policy knowledge and tendency to show up late to events, internal emails show.
CLEVELAND, Ohio—A top Donald Trump adviser said on Thursday that the Republican presidential nominee’s suggestion that the United States might not come to the defense of some NATO member states would actually strengthen the security alliance.
Delegates pushing for a vote on the Republican convention’s controversial rules package were restrained by security and physically and professionally threatened by allies of presumptive nominee Donald Trump, sources tell the Washington Free Beacon.
Donald Trump supporters on Monday successfully pressured Republican delegates into rescinding their support for a measure that could have freed them to vote for an alternate presidential nominee.
A House Democrat facing more than 350 years in federal prison may finance her criminal defense with money from corporations overseen by her congressional committees—companies that also funded the nonprofit she is accused of using to illegally funnel cash to herself.
As leading Democrats pursue racketeering charges against ExxonMobil, a lobbyist for a company accused of helping the oil giant deflect criticism of its environmental record is raising campaign cash for Hillary Clinton.