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Alex Gibney's new film Casino Jack tells the complete story of Jack Abramoff—and his victims.
 

The men behind the money that made Bush now want to claim the Clinton campaign. Is someone cooking the books at Hillary Inc.?

Giuliani's conservative kingmaker knows all about the ugly side of Third World debt. He invented it.

A closer look at the Texas energy interests fueling the former New York mayor's presidential campaign.

Can left-leaning Jews coalesce into a lobby to offset the influence of AIPAC?

When Max Baucus, chair of the Senate Finance Committee, is every lobbyist's best friend, is economic reform possible?

American Jews are liberals and support Democrats. Why, then, do Jewish
organizations, supported by contributions of liberal Jews, strategize
with Republicans on how to smear these same Democrats?

The Justice Department meddled in a case against Jack Abramoff in Guam
in 2002; last week, Bush nominated the current Abramoff prosecutor to
the federal bench. Can the DOJ credibly continue this investigation?

Leaders of the Christian right are paying the price as evidence mounts
of their complicity in a sordid GOP gambling-industry scheme.

Scandals abound in the smoking remains of the Alexander Strategy
Group.

Blogs

The Department of Justice finally takes notice.

July 28, 2014

Why we shouldn’t listen to the neocons on Iran. 

July 21, 2014

Will the fossil-fuel lobby leverage its considerable pull within the House GOP to ensure Scalise becomes House majority whip?

June 18, 2014

Eric Cantor’s fall might mean a change for the House GOP's foreign policies.

June 11, 2014

There's a reason corporations want the TPP negotiations secret—it wouldn’t pass otherwise.

May 15, 2014

The food industry is now the most unequal sector in the American economy.

April 24, 2014

Fossil fuel companies spend just a tiny fraction of their colossal profits on lobbying, and get that back by an order of magnitude in tax subsidies, but they still have Washington in a stranglehold. 

April 22, 2014

The GOP favorite to replace North Carolina senator Walter Jones is a longtime political consultant for the biggest predators on Wall Street.

April 17, 2014

A Pulitzer-prize winning investigation found that law firm Jackson Kelly, now defended by Senator Joe Manchin, concealed evidence and shaped doctor’s testimony.

April 16, 2014

They're using the Ukraine crisis to push for expedited approval of US natural gas exports.

March 25, 2014