Trump's move to kill “net neutrality” rules has drawn outrage — but an obscure lawsuit could remove all the internet’s remaining free speech and consumer protections.
The chemical company whose plant suffered multiple explosions during Hurricane Harvey has been sued by the Harris County Attorney's Office, seeking $1 million and changes to the company's emergency preparedness plans.
Despite the Manhattan DA office declining to prosecute Harvey Weinstein or Trump’s children — and questions about campaign donations he received from lawyers and criminal defense firms — Cyrus Vance Jr. won easily. He vowed to make “sensible changes in political fundraising.”
Despite almost $3 million worth of ads bankrolled by a Koch-linked group to support his opponent, Democrat Ralph Northam won the Virginia governor's race.
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.
A new Defense Department report says U.S. taxpayers have spent $1.46 trillion on wars abroad since Sept. 11, 2001.
Republican Michigan State Representative Michele Hoitenga took $6,000 from telecommunications industry lobbyists. She’s now the sole sponsor of a bill that would outright ban municipal broadband. Huge parts of the state are “being left behind,” said one activist.
Millennials are 50 percent more likely than Gen X'ers to share their salary info with coworkers and 200 percent more likely to do so than Baby Boomers.
The Manhattan DA later overruled his prosecutors and declined to file charges against Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump, Jr. and others involved in the controversial Trump SoHo project.
Clayman & Rosenberg and its partners gave more than $42,000 in campaign cash to Cyrus Vance, Jr. Several of the firm's clients with cases in front of the Manhattan DA's office avoided prison.
David Boies made a $10,000 donation to the campaign coffers of Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance, Jr. right after Vance's office declined to pursue sexual assault charges against Weinstein.
A bill before Congress would make silencers easier to purchase, even as critics warn that it could make mass shootings more lethal. The largest manufacturer of silencers in the U.S. donated heavily to the Republican Party in 2016.
Targeted Victory, a Washington D.C. communications firm founded by a former digital strategist for Mitt Romney, is raking in money from Saudi Arabia to write a smattering of paid social media content.
Qatar and Saudi Arabia have both poured money into influential D.C. lobbying and public relations firms to promote their competing positions.
Seven members of local law enforcement and the fire department who responded to explosions at an Arkema chemical plant in the Houston area are suing the company, alleging that it failed to properly inform them of the dangers of toxic fumes they faced.
Owners of refineries that reported leaking a cancer-causing compound into Houston's air lobbied against the EPA's refinery rule.
Arkema's own annual report to investors and risk management plan submitted to the EPA both warned of the exact scenario that has lead to multiple explosions at its Crosby, Texas facility that resulted in noxious smoke billowing over the area.
Arkema, the company that owns a Texas chemical plant that spewed “noxious” smoke Thursday, successfully lobbied to delay the enactment of plant safety rules — regulations that would've gone into effect five months ago.
Dominated by oil and gas interests, the legislature rejected multiple attempts to confront climate change over the past decade, ultimately making Harvey floods more destructive. A former Texas rep explains what happened.
Within four minutes, the president can launch nuclear weapons from a “Denny’s menu of nuclear war” and there are no checks on that authority.