A New York finance mogul named in unsealed court documents as a close associate of Jeffrey Epstein and participant in his underage sex operation has contributed over $75,000 to Democratic candidates in the last 18 months.
Just days after touting her tough-on-banks record, Democratic presidential contender Kamala Harris is facing renewed criticism from California housing advocates for her reluctance to help victims of predatory lending practices when they needed her.
Virginia's Democratic lieutenant governor Justin Fairfax went after Democratic Rep. Abigail Spanberger (D., Va.) on Thursday night for her reluctance to label President Donald Trump a racist, calling her comments "deeply ironic."
Former CIA employee Valerie Plame, who became mired in controversy after tweeting out an anti-Semitic article, has received campaign donations from notable Hollywood figures and a prominent Holocaust denier.
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg accepted the maximum allowed $2,800 contribution from Alfred Ronan, an Illinois lobbyist whose firm pleaded guilty to federal bid rigging charges, despite swearing off lobbyist money.
The Democratic establishment's pick to challenge Republican senator Joni Ernst in Iowa took aim at her this week for receiving contributions from the pharmaceutical industry. But her own disclosures show she received big cash from the industry's top lobbyists.