A special tax break allows the wealthy to defer capital gains taxes if they take a presidential appointment.
Sued for fraud, the Republican presidential nominee used the fine print to create a permanent legal shield for himself — and financial firms.
The SEC’s pay-to-play rule exempts federal agencies, allowing Hillary Clinton to raise cash from Wall Street firms managing federal retirement savings
Groups ask if pay-to-play laws were violated when firms managing teacher pensions bankrolled Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker’s charter school ballot measure.
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.
A top Hillary Clinton fundraiser — who may become treasury secretary — has a plan that could turn billions of dollars from payroll taxes into a revenue stream for the financial industry.
A coalition that includes the alcohol, pharmaceutical drug and prison food industries are spending big to defeat a ballot measure that would legalize marijuana in Arizona.
Donald Trump said Clinton is protecting the Wall Street-favored tax break.
According to newly released emails, the Democrat promoted a commission that backed Social Security cuts, and said America must “resist” opposition to free trade.
The Hillary Clinton campaign is attacking Donald Trump for exploiting loopholes to avoid income taxes — but some of her backers may have gone further and broken tax law.
By stashing $2.5 trillion in profits overseas, corporations like Apple, Nike and Goldman Sachs are avoiding $717.8 billion in taxes, according to a new study.
Trump’s VP pick, who pledged to limit gaming, boosted casinos as his Indiana campaigns benefited from a jackpot of gambling industry donations.
The Democratic senator explains why Wall Street backs Hillary Clinton, what should happen to the Wells Fargo CEO, and what she thinks about Obama’s Justice Department.
After tough questions from lawmakers, pro football owners are dumping cash into congressional elections.
Over objections from Elizabeth Warren and other Democrats, Republican leaders attach a provision to a budget bill blocking regulators from requiring better corporate disclosure.
A study suggests traders with connections to regulators and politicians were able to translate those relationships into cash during the financial crisis.
Simon Grigorievich Kukes has given Donald Trump more than $150,000 since last spring.
The Wall Street mega-bank predicts that markets could become more volatile as the election tightens — but says there's still money to be made.
A day after the U.S. Senate moved forward a $1.15 billion arms package to Saudi Arabia, weapons supplier General Dynamics had its best day ever on Wall Street.