ALEC’s fingerprints can be found on many bills introduced and enacted in Baton Rouge
The West Coast Soda Wars Threaten to Engulf the Nation
Big soft drink companies turn to ballot measures to lock out local soda taxes in California, Oregon, and Washington.
Trump May Face Heat for Campaign Finance Crimes
Last week’s FBI raid on the office and home of Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen, is just the latest sign that President Trump may be in serious hot water over possible campaign finance violations.
Scott Pruitt, Trump’s embattled EPA chief, involved in shady 2011 real estate deal
As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt made $70,000 flipping a Tulsa property under questionable circumstances
GOP wants to flood politics with dark money using hidden “policy riders”
Campaign finance reform was once a bipartisan issue. With Koch money flooding into the GOP, those days are gone.
Contempt of Court: Trump’s Judicial Blitz Betrays His Hostility to Rule of Law
Some of Trump’s most egregious nominees have dropped out, but his onslaught on the judiciary is very dangerous.
GOP Angles for More Campaign Cash, Less Disclosure
Policy riders buried in tax and spending bills would let in more political money, less light.
SPIKE IN PRIVATE EQUITY POLITICAL SPENDING SPARES LOOPHOLE IN GOP TAX PLAN
New research by CMD shows private equity political spending soared to almost $100 million in 2016 election cycle.
Jeff Sessions’ Incredible Shrinking Russia Denial
The most heated exchanges during Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week concerned his ever-shifting explanation of what he discussed—or didn’t discuss—with Russian officials while serving as Donald Trump’s “go-to person” on foreign policy during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Trump v. Mueller?
As Mueller homes in on the White House, the need to protect his investigation grows