The Democratic presidential nominee hasn’t held a news conference in more than 260 days, despite growing concerns about her use of a personal email server and the role of the Clinton Foundation during her tenure as secretary of state. (Pictured, Martha's Vineyard, a Massachusetts island where Clinton raised funds last weekend.)
Sanders' presidential campaign announced that it raised an eye-bugging $26 million in the third quarter -- essentially matching the $28 million raised during those three months by Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.
Despite countless speeches by Democratic leaders denouncing the evils of money in politics, their party sure knows how to raise and spend boatloads of campaign dollars "And then of course there are the emails," a horror-stricken Jon Stewart says on Monday night's "Democalypse" segment of "The Daily Show".
When President Obama told supporters that he would morph his campaign into a new nonprofit that would accept unlimited corporate donations, the announcement set off a familiar round of griping from campaign finance reformers.
The surprising October snowstorm Saturday showed that winter’s chill is fast descending on protesters encamped in New York City’s Liberty Plaza. Will they stay or will they go? We’ll find out in the weeks to come, but for now, Wall Street’s occupiers and their supporters seem determined to keep the movement alive. (more)
An Arizona law allowing the state to build its own security fence along the border with Mexico went into effect Wednesday, and the private donations necessary to fund the project have begun stacking up.
The biggest threat to WikiLeaks isn't the house arrest of Julian Assange or the militaries of frustrated world governments -- it's the financial blockade by PayPal, Bank of America, Visa and other institutions that has cut off $15 million in donations (by WikiLeaks' estimate).