The Venezuelan government may ask the nation’s high court to disband the legislature headed by officials opposed to President Nicolas Maduro amid an ongoing economic crisis.
Rep. Chaka Fattah (D., Pa.), a Hillary Clinton superdelegate, was convicted on Tuesday on corruption charges stemming from a racketeering conspiracy in which the congressman and four associates misappropriated thousands of dollars from federal, campaign, and charitable sources.
The Department of Veterans Affairs office of inspector general systemically failed to review a Wisconsin VA medical center’s lax authorization of prescription drugs, according to a U.S. Senate report released Tuesday.
U.S. prosecutors accused Rep. Chaka Fattah (D, Pa.) Monday of routing hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funds and charity donations to pay back an illegal $1 million loan that went toward his failed mayoral candidacy.
Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will be sentenced to prison Tuesday for corruption schemes that federal officials said captured $5 million over a span of two decades.
A firm with ties to senior members of the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign registered to lobby on behalf of a major Russian bank just weeks before a massive leak exposed the bank’s role in a web of secret financial dealings that have enriched members of Russian president Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.
A watchdog group is calling for an investigation into a nonprofit created by the political team of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
The secretary general of the New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico criticized a corporate-funded charity for employing the brother of the Puerto Rican governor on Friday, calling the arrangement “questionable” and “improper.”
Ted Strickland, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, is staying quiet about his support for ex-state treasurer Kevin Boyce following an investigation indicating Boyce knew about a pay-to-play scheme orchestrated by his deputy in 2010.