Jon Queally / Common DreamsOct 7, 2019
The Vermont senator's latest proposals include replacing the Federal Election Commission, capping individual donations at $500 and more. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
BRIAN SLODYSKO and KEVIN FREKING / The Associated PressSep 17, 2019
The president's lunch-dinner-breakfast-lunch fundraising blitz is expected to scoop up $15 million from wealthy Republicans in two days. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
The Associated PressFeb 13, 2018
The money, which attorney Michael Cohen says was his own, was given to Stormy Daniels, who at one time claimed she had a sexual encounter with Donald Trump. The Federal Election Commission is looking into the matter. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 6, 2017
Palmer Luckey, the 24-year-old Silicon Valley wunderkind, is planning a comeback after being forced to leave Facebook, which acquired his virtual reality company for $2 billion in 2014. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 26, 2016
Federal Election Commission filings suggest that the Republican presidential candidate is a paper-tiger candidate without a real campaign. So let’s vote for the future we want. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Bill Blum / TruthdigOct 20, 2015
The struggle against the corporate stranglehold on our democracy won’t be conducted in courtrooms or legislatures. It will arise from below, in organized, mass demands for change. Dig deeper ( 9 Min. Read )
Kasia Anderson / TruthdigMar 10, 2015
Let's be clear: All this recent commotion on Capitol Hill over Hillary Clinton's emails isn't about upholding some vaunted ideal of transparency in the innermost chambers of the U.S. government. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
BLANKOct 28, 2013
A state political campaign watchdog agency has issued $1 million in fines and $15 million in penalties to shadowy groups -- yes, the Koch brothers are connected -- that sought to buy results in two California proposition elections. The decision points up the lack of teeth in federal laws, and offers an example of how to fix that. Assuming Washington can fix anything. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Tracy Bloom / TruthdigMar 29, 2013
A look at the day's political happenings, including more legal troubles for former Idaho Sen. Larry Craig related to that infamous bathroom arrest and Barbara Walters' possible major announcement. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Thomas Hedges, Center for Study of Responsive LawJan 19, 2013
Nader is suing the Federal Election Commission for not investigating the law firms that allegedly worked on behalf of the Democratic National Committee in a coordinated effort to obstruct his bid for the presidency in 2004. Nader is suing the Federal Election Commission for not investigating the law firms that allegedly worked on behalf of the DNC in a coordinated effort to obstruct his 2004 bid for the presidency. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
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