Robert McChesney: If Bloomberg Wants to Buy an Election, He Should Run as a Republican Against Trump—Not Sabotage Democrats
The mega-billionaire should be running against Trump in the Republican primaries, not as a Democrat. If he actually cared about this country more than stroking his massive ego that is exactly what he would be doing.
Karl Evers-Hillstrom: Senators overseeing impeachment trial got campaign cash from Trump legal team members
Former independent counsels Ken Starr and Robert Ray, who investigated then-President Bill Clinton around the time of his impeachment, each made large campaign contributions to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) last year before joining Trump’s legal team.
Ten years after Citizens United, the damage is broad and deep — but we can still fix it.
With the 2020 campaign season upon us, “dark money” is again in the news.
The scope of financial crimes unearthed so far by state and federal authorities investigating President Trump and his associates is remarkable. Paul Manafort was found guilty of bank and tax … Continue reading →
We watch purchase of power become protected right: they claim that money equals nothing less than speech. Bad enough that once wasps broached the ceiling. Near the patch, across the … Continue reading →
If it feels like you and the people you know have no say over what happens in Washington, D.C., that’s not an illusion. Research shows that ordinary people have close … Continue reading →
Everything you need to know about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress Tuesday was the presence in the visitor’s gallery of one man – Sheldon Adelson. The gambling … Continue reading →
Suppose that by enacting a particular law, we’d increase the U.S.Gross Domestic Product. But almost all that growth would go to the richest 1 percent. The rest of us could … Continue reading →
WASHINGTON – Local law enforcement around the country has become more heavily armed through partnerships with the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. One of the key … Continue reading →
Experts say latest challenge could further erode contribution limits Republican lawmakers hoping to rake in more campaign cash from Wall Street are challenging a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission rule … Continue reading →