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. He is author of The Machine: A Field Guide to the Resurgent Right, a recently published book on how the right-wing political infrastructure was rebuilt after President Obama's 2008 election. More on the book can be found at www.themachinebook.com.
Plagued by ethical troubles, the “poster boy for pay to play politics” and Pentagon BFF is finally facing a competitive election.
How investors in Tagg’s firm Solamere Capital can cash in if his father wins.
Si los liberales no prestan suficiente atención a esta realidad, corren el riesgo--–como ya ocurriera en Wisconsin—de recibir un buen golpe antes de saber de dónde vino.
Under the radar, the pseudo-grassroots group Americans for Prosperity is pulling out the stops to defeat Obama.
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.