Thurgood Marshall, attorney for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, reads "Political and Civil rights in the United States" to his son, Thurgood Jr., at home.
JUNE 21, 1958 - Thurgood Marshall, attorney for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, reads "Political and Civil rights in the United States" to his son, Thurgood Jr., at home. Getty Images

Thurgood Marshall Jr. Is Giving Thousands to a Private Prison PAC

Marshall, Jr., has been on the board on the second largest private prison company in the United States since 2002. In just 2016, he received $221,000 in compensation for working on the board.

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Pentagon’s Artificial Intelligence Programs Get Huge Boost in the NDAA

The controversial Project Maven received a 580% funding increase in this year’s defense bill.

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Facing ‘Sex and the City’ Actress, Cuomo Ramps Up Spending

Cuomo campaign spends twice as much as it did fending off left-flank challenger Zephyr Teachout in 2014

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Here Are the Special Interests Illegally Funding Formerly GOP-Aligned Dems in N.Y.

A group of New York State Senate Democrats that aligned with Republicans is refusing to return hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of contributions, mostly from corporations and PACs, that the state Supreme Court ruled illegal in June.