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With a severely dysfunctional election system overly dependent on private cash, the control of the entire House could be in the hands of a few Democrats in safe seats.
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.