Trump seated at rally
Then-candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Adler Theatre on January 30, 2016 in Davenport, Iowa. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Trump Settlement Admits Campaign Finance Crimes, Watchdog Says

Despite a signed settlement describing clear campaign finance violations, the FEC is unlikely to take action against President Trump because it lacks the quorum needed to make official decisions.

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Cattle Lobbyist Running for Congress Backed by Cattle Lobbyist-Funded Super PAC

Longtime lobbyist Josh Winegarner is benefiting from huge spending by his cattle industry employer in the Republican runoff against Ronny Jackson, former White House doctor to President Trump.

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As Markets Crashed, DeVos Sold Shares in Secretive Cayman Island Fund

Billionaire Education Secretary Betsy DeVos sold up to $5 million in securities through an offshore fund that appears in the Paradise Papers.

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Police Foundations Scrub Corporate Partners and Board Members From Their Websites

In at least four major U.S. cities, foundations affiliated with police departments have taken down information on their partners and board members after activists began calling on them to cut ties.