Nearly four decades ago, the delivery of a suitcase stuffed with $250,000 in cash to one of then-President Richard Nixon's top aides helped fuel the Watergate scandal and a complete overhaul of the laws regulating campaign finance. Voters ...Continue reading
Here is an interactive timeline of the events that shape money in politics. Click on the dots for more information.
Tonight's State of the Union Address raised even less transparency issues than we expected. (See the text at the ...Continue reading
Tonight, President Obama will deliver his fourth State of the Union address, and we'll be watching to see how ...Continue reading
It's hard to believe given this year's headlines, but not all of the political action committees making an impact on this year's campaign are super PACs. While most of the attention has focused on the entities that ...Continue reading
Priorities USA Action defines its mission as "committed to the reelection of President Obama." The group is currently opposing Mitt Romney with media ad buys. The following ad uses Romney quotes, mostly out of context, and the tone of an ...Continue reading
Throughout the last year, we've repeatedly pointed out that Speaker Boehner repeatedly pledged to put all bills online for ...Continue reading
There are almost 27,000 people—or 1/100th of one percent of the United States population—who spent more ...Continue reading