Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has called Cigna-linked state official Katharine Wade a “steady hand” who can guide the insurance merger. But now, even Malloy’s fellow Democrats have doubts.
Two lawmakers overseeing energy legislation in the U.S. accepted fossil fuel money — just as they passed bills to enrich the oil and gas industry.
Vice President Joe Biden played a key role in the financial industry’s four-decade campaign to eliminate bankruptcy protections for student debtors.
As a presidential candidate, Bush has made a point of his disdain for lobbyists -- but after leaving the governorship, he essentially acted as one.
Jeb Bush attacks D.C. lobbyists on the stump, but Florida lobbyists had open access to his administration when he was governor.
A firm with ties to Obama would get billions from a Pentagon plan to cut future veterans’ guaranteed pension benefits.
During the Arab Spring, Hillary Clinton's State Department boosted arms sales of chemical and biological agents to Mideast regimes that donated to the Clinton Foundation.
New York officials now acknowledge that Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s housing agency is involved in a law enforcement investigation.
Under Hillary Clinton, the State Department approved $165 billion worth of commercial arms sales to 20 nations whose governments had given millions to the Clinton Foundation.
Some of the business entities that were paying Bill Clinton personal money and lobbying Hillary Clinton’s State Department received lucrative contracts from the department.
A U.S. attorney said no Christie-appointed lawyer was involved in the probe, just after the FBI thanked a Christie-appointed official for work on it.
The prosecutor investigating the Bridgegate scandal faces questions about his staff's deep ties to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
Former President Bill Clinton accepted $2.5 million from 13 major companies that lobbied the U.S. State Department during Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
Amid a probe of New Jersey pension fees, documents show that millions more went to the firm of the governor's chief fundraiser.
Justice Department officials say the first African-American president isn't using his financial muscle to protect jailed minority youths.
Despite helping China develop surveillance capabilities, the tech giant won a State Department award -- after donating to a foundation run by the former secretary of state.
Top fundraisers for George W. Bush's presidential campaigns received $1.7 billion in business from the state of Florida while Jeb Bush was in charge.
Hillary Clinton, then secretary of state, lauded Colombia's human rights record as oil company cash flowed to her family foundation.
Gov. Chris Christie's administration paid fees to his wife's investment firm after New Jersey's investment in the firm was terminated.
While serving on a municipal retirement board, San Francisco's former first lady invested in a firm that manages the city's pension money.