Lee Fang is a reporting fellow with The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute. He covers money in politics, conservative movements and lobbying. Lee’s work has resulted in multiple calls for hearings in Congress and the Federal Election Commission. His book on the campaign to block Obama’s domestic priorities is slated for publication this winter.
In a letter to the Obama administration obtained by the The Nation, Ryan asked that a clinic in his district receive a grant made possible by the Affordable Care Act.
Thanks to Citizens United, US and foreign corporations can secretly spend millions on political campaigns under the cover of trade associations.
Why did the defense giant award a lobbyist a $500,000 bonus just weeks before he became a Congressional staffer shaping military policy?
Her firm, SKD Knickerbocker, sells its perceived access to the White House, while lobbying for corporate tax breaks and for-profit colleges.
Secret deals, bribery and "buying" members of Congress are commonplace in today's government.
Under the banner of high-tech progress, corporate lobbyists have rammed through legislation privatizing K-12 education across the country.