Virginia gubernatorial candidate and famed political fundraiser Terry McAuliffe accepted cash from an entertainment industry executive with a history of violence towards women.
Individuals at the center of an ongoing investigation into more than a half-million dollars secretly spent in support of Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign have close ties to Terry McAuliffe, who was the chairman for the campaign.
A Washington, D.C., businessman allegedly funded a “shadow campaign” for then-Sen. Hillary Clinton (D., N.Y.) during her 2008 presidential run.
Liberal Super PAC Priorities USA Action has begun positioning itself to be the principal fundraising group behind a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign in 2016, the Washington Post reports.
A proposed U.S. government loan for an Australian mining company could damage American companies and cause a price shock that would hit U.S. consumers, according to a team of Democratic senators who oppose the loan.
Over the last few weeks my morning paper has carried not one story but two that tell, in exquisite detail, how power is transacted in America today. Following the activities of a single family as it navigates and exploits the connection between riches, access, and influence, the New York Times is, perhaps without intending to, composing a gripping narrative of social climbing and favor trading. The holdouts who still believe politics is anything other than the struggle of families, whether nuclear or extended or tribal or national, for power over material resources cannot be familiar with the lives of Bill and Hillary Clinton. Their very being dispels such illusions.
The SEC reached a settlement earlier this week with Minnesota Wild minority owner and hedge fund billionaire Philip Falcone for $11.5 million, which will include $6.5 million in surrendered profits, $1 million in accrued interest, and a $4 million fine.
Falcone, the man behind Harbinger Capital Partners, has contributed at least $60,000 to Democratic candidates and committees since 2003.
Bill Clinton’s foundation has spent more than $50 million in travel expenses since 2003, the New York Post reports.
Sen. Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) responded to a Wall Street Journal editorial that criticized his call for private companies to disclose if they financed a conservative non-profit that supported stand-your-ground legislation.