A new report shows that three-quarters of the money that individuals donated to pro-Democrat outside spending groups in 2018 came from finance founders and executives.
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After voting to deregulate the banks, Senate Democrats in close races are funding their campaigns with bank industry money
New York state’s chief investment officer invested millions of retirement dollars in a fossil fuel company – and then joined the company’s board the same week she retired.
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.
After the arrest of Rep. Chris Collins for insider trading made possible by his board seat at a pharmaceutical firm, Sludge has discovered another member of Congress who is on the board of a for-profit business.
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand joins four liberal colleagues in sponsoring a bill to cancel Puerto Rico’s massive debt. But she has accepted campaign donations from executives of several hedge funds profiting from Puerto Rico’s obligations.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Puerto Rico this week to help rebuilding efforts. But his reelection campaign has accepted five-figure donations from top financial executives whose firms’ demands have led to austerity measures there.
Attorney Antonio Delgado was the fundraising leader in the jam-packed primary, raising $2.28 million this election cycle.