President Donald Trump has made tens of millions of dollars of rental income that could be subjected to a special new tax break in the Republicans’ tax legislation released Friday.
House Speaker Paul Ryan and 12 other Republicans are crafting tax provisions that could end up making them big money.
GOP’s middle-of-the-night tax break for oil and gas investors would benefit some of the Republican Party’s wealthiest legislators
Koch family foundations doled out millions of dollars to colleges and universities, aiming to produce bright young conservatives and professors who align with the billionaire brothers’ libertarian ideals and business interests.
As Republican lawmakers prepare to finalize a sweeping tax cut bill, their former aides are back in congressional offices, now representing the real estate, tech, health care and private jet management industries.
There’s a blurry line between the Kochs’ academic philanthropy and political activism, as academics from free-market centers at George Mason University (funded by the billionaire brothers) have joined the Trump administration this year.
Agencies like the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau were set up to be independent and insulated from White House political pressure. But by naming only interim, acting chiefs, Trump keeps them on a short leash.
Provocateur James O’Keefe’s group, which tried to fool the Washington Post, has a history of failure — but its funding from far-right billionaires has kept growing.
Wealthy GOP families and Republican politicians enable the group to spread its free-market principles and funnel thousands of dollars into student government elections to elect conservatives.
Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, who introduced a bill deregulating the payday loan market, is a top recipient of campaign cash from the industry, which has also engaged in considerable lobbying on Capitol Hill.
President Donald Trump vowed to bring down high drug prices. Now he’s nominated Alex Azar, a veteran of a major drug company and a key lobbying organization for the biotech industry, for secretary of Health and Human Services.
GOP members of Congress are feeling intense pressure from major donors to pass a tax cut bill for President Donald Trump to sign into law.
One year after Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 presidential election, the Clinton Foundation has wound down a major initiative and is trying to revive its fundraising operation.
Ed Gillespie, the Republican nominee for governor, has longstanding ties to the Koch brothers who have directed millions of dollars into efforts to elect him.
Millions of taxpayer dollars turned the solar boom into an import boom, decimating U.S. manufacturing and slowing action on climate change.
The man who introduced newly indicted Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort to Team Trump is a real estate billionaire and one of the president’s best friends.
A new paper suggests that a greater emphasis on vocational education in the United States could save jobs and help lower-income earners.
In its blistering critique of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the U.S. Treasury cited the work of an academic whose career has benefited from years of funding from the billionaire Koch brothers.
As the political influence of wealthy Americans and corporations continues to grow, communities are fighting back with public financing programs at the state and local level.
Relying on the libertarian billionaires’ support is nothing new for the vice president. Now Mike Pence and the Koch brothers are working together to pass tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans.