The GOP senator's chief of staff has been investing in real estate LLCs that could get new tax cuts under controversial last-minute provision.
Stealth foreign influence? There’s nothing stealthy about it: It’s a big, open, bipartisan business, according to an IBT/MapLight investigation.
Members of the Republican Attorneys General Association dined with their biggest donors at President Donald Trump’s Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago, last weekend.
Moderate Republicans aren’t the only politicians running scared: A handful of Democratic senators are banding together to raise money for their 2018 reelection contests.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s calendar highlights the influence wielded by top GOP donors on the Trump administration.
Following IBT/MapLight’s report, New Mexico’s Democratic U.S. senator and GOP Land Commissioner sound alarm about corruption.
Despite federal ethics rule, GOP rising star raked in cash from Wall Street firms that received state investment deals
Emails show a GOP official sent EPA chief Pruitt suggestions in language cut-and-pasted from an oil and gas industry lobbyist.
The American Action Network, which doesn’t disclose its donors, has given millions of dollars to further Paul Ryan’s legislative wish list, including the Republican health care bill and corporate tax cuts.
Ken Salazar contacted Colorado governor’s office on behalf of the company, documents obtained by IBT/Maplight indicate.
Anadarko Petroleum pumped more than $7 million into the state's elections — and then blocked safety regulations before and after its deadly explosion.
California lawmakers are weighing a single-payer insurance proposal. Sen. Feinstein dismissed the idea — and accepted big money from the health-care lobby.
Money flows into party’s coffers as companies seek bipartisan support for Trump-backed legislation.
The Democrat suddenly backed away from supporting a former Airbnb official for an open FTC slot.
In a blow to Gov. Charlie Baker's political prestige, Massachusetts voted not to expand the number of charter schools in the state.
The Massachusetts leader dismissed concerns that financial firms with contracts to manage state pension money were backing his favored charter school initiative.
“This looks like pay-to-play on a grand scale,” says the president of one Massachusetts teachers union.
The SEC’s pay-to-play rule exempts federal agencies, allowing Hillary Clinton to raise cash from Wall Street firms managing federal retirement savings
Circumventing an anti-corruption rule, financial firms who manage teachers' savings are bankrolling an initiative that critics say harms public education.
Hoping to manage a piece of the $3 trillion state pension fund jackpot, financial firms have found their way around an anti-corruption rule.