Jon Corzine

A Losing ‘Bet’

PBS's Frontline Special on Corzine to Air Tonight

Tonight, the PBS program Frontline will air Six Billion Dollar Bet, detailing how Sen. Jon Corzine bankrupted MF Global during his disastrous stint as the brokerage's CEO.

Corzine’s MF Millions

Obama bundler raked in $8.4 million in compensation as firm catapulted toward bankruptcy

Jon S. Corzine—who has bundled more than $500,000 for President Obama’s reelection campaign and who served as the CEO of MF Global Holdings Ltd. until the brokerage filed for bankruptcy last October—received $8.4 million in cash and stock options as the firm spiraled towards insolvency.

Grimm Reaper

House member claims Obama too close to Corzine to investigate MF Global bankruptcy

House Republicans say the Obama administration is too politically tainted to investigate former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's role in the MF Global bankruptcy.

Uncommon donors

‘Citizens Lobbying Organization’ Common Cause draws funds from super rich

The self-described nonpartisan “citizens lobbying organization” Common Cause is a major opponent of the culture of corporate influence and lobbying in American politics, but some of its donors are culled from the very ranks of those it rails against.

Good Business, Bad Politics

Mainstream media view of business depends on party, WFB analysis shows

The difference between a businessman being portrayed as a robber baron or a “financial wizard” may come down to party affiliation, according to an analysis of news stories by the Washington Free Beacon.

Meet the Left-Wing ALECs

Smear campaign against free-enterprise legislative conference conducted by shadowy progressive groups that serve similar function and rely on secret donors

The progressive groups leveling charges that the American Legislative Exchange Conference (ALEC) is “shadowy” and “nefarious” rely on hidden donors and overheated rhetoric to attack ALEC and ignore similar activities by liberal organizations.