Corruption

Peters Silent on UAW Corruption Arrests

Union is one of Michigan Dem's largest donors

Sen. Gary Peters (D., Mich.) has remained silent on whether he will return the thousands of dollars in donations that he received from the United Auto Workers after federal authorities arrested the union's top leaders for corruption.

Illinois Dem Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Terry Link is third Dem state senator accused of federal crimes in last year

Illinois Democratic lawmaker Terry Link pleaded guilty to tax fraud on Wednesday, marking the third Democratic state senator to be accused of federal crimes in just over a year, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.

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.