Upper-level employees and executives at 14 hedge funds and private equity firms that are propping up the oil and gas industry have made large contributions to eight Democratic White House hopefuls, most who have taken the No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge.
A Sludge analysis of new second-quarter campaign finance reports has found that the Democratic leaders in the House combined to take in nearly $1.2 million in contributions from corporate and trade association PACs.
Thousands are expected to rally Thursday against the closing of Hahnemann University Hospital, a 171-year-old facility in Center City Philadelphia.
At the behest of a big-bank trade group, Gottheimer rallied 16 of his fellow Democrats to join him in urging financial regulators to gut a provision of Dodd-Frank that protects insured depository institutions from risky trading.
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.
Alerted to the contributions, House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters tells Sludge she will better vet her campaign contributors.
After City Incentives, South Bend Real Estate Executives Donate to Mayor Pete’s Presidential Campaign
Real estate executives benefited from policies of Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s administration that some criticize as reckless gentrification. Now they’re returning the favor.
Ten of the Financial Services Committee members who will question the CEOs of the largest banks in the U.S. are personally invested in those banks and positioned to benefit from the companies’ growth.
A website that bills itself as a nonpartisan portal for political participation is run by real estate lobbyists and funnels campaign contributions nearly exclusively from the real estate industry.
Facing a Consumer Advocate Challenger, Rep. Mimi Walters is Suddenly Popular With Wall Street Donors
For the first time, Walters' top donors this cycle come from the securities and investment industry, and Goldman Sachs in particular.