Bush's Super PAC is raising big bucks from hedge fund managers in the Hamptons.
New reports from the Center for Media and Democracy/PRwatch.org on the John Doe criminal probe.
Newly-released court filings undermine claims from Scott Walker and his allies that prosecutors were on a "partisan witch hunt."
The 2016 presidential race is a bonanza of fossil fuel cash for Republican presidential candidates, even 15 months out from election day.
Just 17 billionaires and businesses with ties to fossil fuel interests have pumped $67 million into Super PACs to support the ambitions of eight Republicans, according to a new analysis by Greenpeace and the Center for Media and Democracy (which publishes PRWatch.org). The Guardian broke the story.
The top recipient?
Blatant climate denier Ted Cruz.
Scott Walker's former top aide Cindy Archer has become the poster child for allegations that state prosecutors investigating corruption around Walker ran amok and engaged in aggressive, unconstitutional "raids" on people's homes. Newly-released audio contradicts many of those claims.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has single-handedly rewritten the state’s limits on money in politics.
A legitimate bipartisan effort to enforce Wisconsin's long-standing campaign finance laws has been contorted beyond recognition into a "partisan witch hunt" by a well-funded legal and media campaign.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker won his election in 2010 on a promise to create 250,000 new jobs. Walker created his flagship Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation in 2011 and named himself Chairman. Now, as allegations of cronyism and corruption engulf WEDC, Walker has been removed as Chairman.
Another scathing audit of Walker's privatized Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC).
Two career prosecutors--one a Republican, one a Democrat--just called Scott Walker a liar, and not a single national newspaper took notice.