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.
While trumpeting “pension reform,” the New Jersey governor placed retiree assets in the hands of hedge fund managers bankrolling his political career.
Even though he's in the ‘cooling off’ period, Kyl is lobbying on a proposed tax overhaul.
When Super PAC contributions and dark money are taken into account, David and Charles Koch spent over $412 million during the last election cycle.
Some of Jolly's clients won millions of dollars worth of contracts from Young after Jolly left a staff position with the representative to take up lobbying.
The oil industry is getting increasingly cozy with the Committee, which has undermined efforts to tackle global warming and air pollution.