Starting tomorrow, political groups were going to have to reveal their anonymous donors—until Chief Justice Roberts stepped in.
The Federal Election Commission wants to hear from the public about whether lawmakers should be allowed to spend money from their PACs on golf clubs and luxury resorts.
Thirteen organizations are calling on members of the U.S. House to pass a recent resolution that would prevent members from serving on the boards of publicly traded companies after Rep. Chris Collins was arrested on fraud charges.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife made their largest political contribution to date to a super PAC dedicated to electing military veterans for federal office.
Councilmember Carlos Menchaca's legislative push was inspired by a Sludge investigation in July that discovered ongoing NYC government contracts with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
In a first in New York, the national progressive group endorsed in state legislative races, backing four challengers to members of the now-defunct IDC.
As a lobbyist, Kyl pushed legislative issues for private clients that he could vote on as a member of the Senate
Democrat Tom Carper, who has a primary challenge on Sept. 6, says he is committed to fighting the opioid epidemic, but he has received thousands from Big Pharma and refuses to support a bill that would fund state's efforts to treat opioid addicts.
The next attorney general will set the tone on investigating and prosecuting bad actors in New York's multi-billion dollar real estate industry.
By hiding his lobbying and not registering, AT&T’s Bill Devine can lobby the Legislature without following the restrictions of California’s Political Reform Act, a new complaint alleges.
Join Sludge and Support Our Investigative Journalism
Become a member and help us expose what's really happening in money in politics