Lobbyists cop to fossil fuel behemoth Exxon Mobil’s clandestine efforts to appear supportive of climate change-mitigation legislation while simultaneously shoveling money to senators hoping they will work to weaken climate elements included in President Biden's infrastructure plan.
Donations to a Susan Collins' Super PAC have been busted for possible violations of the Federal Election Campaign Act, namely hiding the source of the money.
Democrats got a huge win as Republican billionaires are no longer going to be able to fund dark money express advocacy ads without having their identity disclosed.
Secret “dark money” nonprofits are working with a previously unknown organization that is spending millions of dollars helping Democratic congressional candidates in swing districts during this election cycle. The nonprofts are buying large numbers of TV and other ads attacking swing-seat House Republicans on such issues as affordable health care and tax breaks for billionaires.
Obama is about to issue an executive order requiring companies doing business with the federal government to disclose political contributions
Republicans depend on the big money of Sheldon Addelson, the Koch Brothers and other corporatist billionaires. However, the GOP's biggest financial resource is the secret money funneled through political action groups masquerading as social welfare groups aka 501 c 4 groups.
The only scandal in Washington is Darrell Issa, and it is high time he faces an investigation into why he instructed the inspector general for tax administration to investigate teabaggers with extra scrutiny, profit from the so-called IRS "scandal," and waste untold taxpayer dollars