Security Tight at Secretive Democracy Alliance Meeting

Billionaires and millionaires rub elbows behind closed doors with Democratic pols and progressive foundations
The Ritz-Carlton Chicago

Democrats have long railed against the lack of transparency in political funding, but security was airtight this week as a hush-hush network of progressive moneymen and activists held a closed-door conference to map out their plan to shift U.S. policy to the left.

Fugitive Ecuadorian Embezzlers Tied to DWS, Other Pols


The two fugitive Ecuadorian bankers at the center of Sen. Robert Menendez’s (D., N.J.) latest alleged FBI investigation have also contributed to other politicians, including Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R., Fla.), Bill Nelson (D., Fla.), and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.), the Daily Beast reports:

AIPAC Gives DWS Cover for Anti-AIPAC Lobbying Campaign

DWS still opposed to AIPAC-supported legislation
Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) AIPAC

Florida Democratic Party donors affiliated with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) are coming to the aid of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.), who has come under fire in recent weeks over her efforts to quietly block new Iran sanctions measures in the House and Senate.

How Many Schmucks Does It Take to Defend Debbie Wasserman Schultz?

President Obama and Schmuck

Over the past several weeks, Washington Free Beacon reporter Adam Kredo has written a number of stories exposing a secret lobbying campaign by DNC Chairman Debbie Wassermann Schultz to stop the bipartisan Iran sanctions bill from advancing in Congress. Wasserman Schultz’s campaign is being conducted in secret, and the congresswoman continues to evade questions about her activities, for reasons we can only assume stem from the fact that she knows she is deeply out of step with her constituents on this issue.

White House Seeks to Bypass Congress on Iran Deal

Aims to unilaterally unwind sanctions laws
President Barack Obama looks to bypass Congress on Iran sanctions

The White House has been exploring ways to circumvent Congress and unilaterally lift sanctions on Iran once a final nuclear agreement is reached, according to sources with knowledge of White House conversations and congressional insiders familiar with its strategy.