The missteps and errors of ICE and its contractors have led to concerns about the safety of immigrant detainees with mental health issues.
New research reveals that 11 percent of 5,000 Disneyland workers surveyed—custodians, food workers, musicians, cashiers, concierges—have been homeless at least once in the past year.
A corn syrup lobbyist received an ethics waiver to help write the USDA's Dietary Guidelines, and she's not the only staffer there with conflicts of interest.
The Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin agreed on a new contract to sell Patriot missiles to foreign countries.
Despite a long history of sugar interests influencing federal nutritional standards, a recent lobbyist for the corn syrup industry is now advising Trump's USDA on its dietary guidelines.
“We should be concerned that he has the ability to launch nuclear weapons with literally no checks and balances,” says the bill’s sponsor, Rep. Ted Lieu. “One of the things you want to avoid is a fatal miscalculation.”
The race to represent Wisconsin's first congressional district is being funded almost entirely by voters and entities outside of Wisconsin.
Shortly before voting on a sweeping tax cut bill that the billionaire Koch brothers favored, 60 Republican lawmakers received political donations from Koch Industries' political action committee.
As it seeks bids for new headquarters, Jeff Bezos’ company wants to kill a shareholder resolution that would force the retail giant to report on "the risks arising from the public debate over Amazon’s growth."
Only a handful of Republican politicians who received donations from casino boss Wynn, recently exposed for alleged sexual misconduct, have announced they will donate that money to charity.
At a lavish gathering of donors in the Koch brothers' political network, House Speaker Paul Ryan thanked some of the nation's wealthiest conservatives for their help passing the GOP tax bill, which offers these donors major tax breaks.
A new campaign finance report reveals that some oil and gas companies that got a special tax break from the GOP tax bill donated to the House's top tax writer, even as Congress was finalizing the legislation.
A new poll shows the Texas senator’s Democratic challenger pulling within single digits. Is it because he doesn’t take PAC money, and Cruz does?
Political mega-donors Charles and David Koch (and/or the business they operate) could pocket between $1 billion and $1.4 billion each year because of giant tax breaks in the legislation passed last month, a new analysis found.
Activists launched a week of campus protests, calling on the universities to withdraw their investments from hedge funds that hold Puerto Rican debt and have advocated austerity measures in the U.S. territory.
Ed Perlmutter, a representative from a major oil and gas state, says climate change will likely make the industry less profitable, and that local communities should have some regulatory power.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has reversed course on payday lending since industry ally Mick Mulvaney became acting director in November.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan can't get the U.S. to extradite exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen for his alleged role in a failed 2016 coup. So the U.S. lobbyists in Turkey are trying to persuade the states that Gulen's charter schools are defrauding American taxpayers.
The first episode of Netflix's "Dirty Money" takes a deep dive into the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal.
The Federal Communications Commission is reviewing rules on how a specific slice of radio frequency spectrum is licensed. The proposed changes could jeopardize efforts to close the rural broadband gap.
Two weeks after Speaker Paul Ryan passed the GOP tax cut bill in the House, billionaire Koch, who will benefit from the bill, gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to Ryan's joint fundraising committee.
The Democrats’ bill comes weeks after the Department of Labor issued waivers to convicted banks, including one that owns at least $130 million of debt from President Trump, allowing them to manage funds in federally regulated retirement systems.
The agreement comes amid a months-long standoff between Indian and Chinese troops along their Himalayan borders, with both sides having deployed thousands of troops, artillery, armored vehicles and aircraft.