Corruption

Warren Opposes Lobbyists’ Donations, Despite Accepting $95,000 in 2012, 2018

Warren endorsed a Democratic Senate candidate who accepted over $15,000 from lobbyists in 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) on Monday released her anti-corruption plan, which includes a ban on lobbyists making contributions to political candidates, despite accepting at least $95,000 during the 2012 and 2018 election cycles.

Illinois Dem Indicted on 40 Embezzlement Charges

Accused of embezzling almost $275,000

Illinois state Senator Tom Cullerton (D.) has been indicted for fraudulently accepting benefits from a labor union, prosecutors said Friday morning. Cullerton is facing one charge of "conspiracy to embezzle from a labor union and employee benefit plans," one count of "making false statements in a health care matter," and 39 counts of "embezzlement from a labor union," according to an NBC Chicago affiliate.