With the new Congress, many former members and staffers are now legal to lobby. But the law's so full of loopholes that it hasn't stopped many from entering the influence game before their "cooling off" period expires.Continue reading
Who’s underwriting President Obama’s political nonprofit?
Since the beginning of the 2014 campaign cycle, 14 donors — from a hedge fund manager to a gay rights activist to a venture capitalist — have given $100,000 or more to President Obama's uncampaign committee, Organizing for Action.Continue reading
Most likely to exceed: Who’s poised to double down post-McCutcheon
In advance of an expected Supreme Court decision on campaign finance limits, the Sunlight Foundation and Center for Responsive Politics look at donors most likely to exceed them.Continue reading