A fund-raiser for Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. told federal authorities that the congressman authorized him to offer then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich ...Continue reading
In January, I noted that the Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United v. FEC case would open the ...Continue reading
A report put out by the Asoociated Press today highlights the lack of disclosure of money spent to influence mid-term elections. The story highlights the successful fundraising efforts by American Crossroads and Crossroads GPS, two Republican-leaning organizations created by top ...Continue reading
In case you needed a dose of the absurd for your Monday take a look at the case of ex-lobbyist ...Continue reading
Hopefully all of you know this already (you are subscribed to the Labs Google Group, right? And following us on Twitter? And on our general Sunlight mailing list and maybe watching our office windows from across the street in case ...Continue reading
The Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling opened up a massive hole in the disclosure regime governing campaign spending. According ...Continue reading
Sometimes simple ideas done right can have an incredible impact. At the Sunlight Foundation, we believe that TurboVote is one ...Continue reading
Today, on the birthday of the Constitution, more than 20 organizations and individuals called for better public access to the ...Continue reading
Keeping tabs on the transparency movement can seem like an arduous task, but thankfully there are a number of tools ...Continue reading
Federal rules affect many aspects of American life, ranging from whether truck drivers can send text messages to standards for the quality of drinking water.
But most of the more than 8,000 rules that federal government agencies establish each ...