An anti-government waste group is helping its Big Pharma funder oppose a discount drug program that doesn’t cost the government a penny.
Newsom requested $226 million in donations in 2020.
A conservative think tank with funding from the fossil fuel industry put out a cost estimate seemingly intended to cause sticker shock atop search results.
For employees of New York City's Board of Elections, donations to party bosses are often the key to professional advancement.
Democracy vouchers are increasing small-donor participation in local elections and diversifying the donor pool.Opinion
Big companies donated to climate deniers in Congress – even while claiming to care about climate change. When those same lawmakers denied the results of the election, the bill came due.
At least 15 House reps currently sit on the boards of private companies.
Luria was recently elected vice chair of the House Armed Services Committee after taking contributions from the PACs of several defense contractors to pay off her reelection campaign's debt.
The oil supermajor’s first ever report on its political activities greenwashes its own shareholders.
The state's legislators have previously passed laws that benefited their family businesses, but a new ethics bill would bar voting where personal financial interests are involved.
While Sen. Joe Manchin proclaimed in recent media appearances that he will not consider ending the filibuster, 10 years ago he voted in favor of rules reforms that would have significantly reduced the obstructive tactic.
For donating $1 million, the companies are also invited to future in-person events.
Sludge asked over two dozen corporate trade associations if they would follow their member companies in cutting off PAC donations to the Republican election objectors. Most declined to say they would.
More than 50 groups signed a letter asking companies to go beyond pausing their PACs if they want to demonstrate a commitment to democracy.
Dozens of companies paused their PAC donations to Republican election objectors, but a loophole could continue sending them funds through corporate trade associations.
Both chambers of Congress are planning to vote on the For the People Act, which would force dark money groups to reveal their donors.
Government watchdog groups called on Biden's presidential inaugural committee to reject million-dollar donations from corporations seeking to influence the new administration.