The airing of political TV ads is up nearly 90 percent over the same period during the previous midterm election in 2014, a new study finds. Money has typically won elections.. and … Continue reading TV ads in midterms up nearly 90 percent fueled by nondisclosing groups
Mick Mulvaney, the interim director of the Consumer Financial ProtectionBureau, told banking industry executives on Tuesday that they should press lawmakers hard to pursue their agenda, and revealed that, as a congressman, … Continue reading Head of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau tells bankers he only meets with lobbyists who give him money
Congress took $101 million in donations from the ISP industry — here’s how much your lawmaker got. Article shows how much our politicians are owned by our Internet providers. Source: All 535 … Continue reading All 535 members of Congress, and how much money they got from ISPs
Some of the financial industry’s biggest donors have been hedge funds, with James Simons’ Renaissance Technologies and Paul Singer’s Elliot Management leading the way at $37.5 million and $20.2 million respectively. Of … Continue reading Wall Street Spends $2.3 Million a Day to Stall Financial Reforms
On September 13, WikiLeaks lived up to its promise of releasing more Democratic National Committee (DNC) documents. This time they were from hacker Guccifer 2.0, serving as a teaser for larger and likely … Continue reading WikiLeaks’ Guccifer 2.0: Obama Sold Public Offices to Donors
Sealed Wisconsin court documents from Scott Walker investigation expose extent of corporate influence on democratic process rarely seen by the public. The pervasive influence of corporate cash in the democratic process, and … Continue reading Leaked documents reveal secretive influence of corporate cash on politics
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