Four donor-advised funds, which create accounts for individuals to anonymously give money to nonprofits, are financing more than 30 anti-Muslim, anti-LGBT, and other hate groups.
Florida Rep. Kathy Castor sold her shares worth up to $100,000 “to build confidence in her leadership.”
More than half of the members of the House-Senate conference committee that will work on a deal to fund ICE have received campaign donations from GEO Group and CoreCivic.
California’s Anna Eshoo has sponsored legislation backed by the pharmaceutical interests funding her campaigns.
The panel created to advise the President on space policy is packed with individuals tied to the defense industry.
Six-term GOP Rep. Brett Guthrie of Kentucky has millions invested in the company, which makes automotive components out of aluminum.
Rep. Hunter falsely painted his Mexican-Palestinian American opponent as an infiltrator with ties to terrorists. But prominent House Republicans continued to back his campaign with big donations.
As more representatives and candidates pledge to reject contributions from corporate PACs, others are standing by their corporate benefactors and relying on them to provide the overwhelming majority of their campaign funds.
The senator-turned-lobbyist-turned-senator-turned-lobbyist had a paid board seat at one nuclear company and lobbied for two others. Then he joined the Senate.
Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) often talks about ending offshore tax avoidance, but he has taken thousands from the worst corporate offenders while failing to make any progress on the issue.
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