EXCLUSIVE: Kevin McCarthy took $42,500 from TikTok’s top policy chief—as he calls on Congress to investigate the app
TikTok and ByteDance execs doled out tens of thousands of dollars.
On Feb 28, 2023 by Claire Goforth
Dr. Oz’s old sex and poop health tweets resurface—and now link to his official campaign website
Dr. Oz has the sh*ttiest timeline.
On Aug 22, 2022 by Claire Goforth
The Babylon Bee’s owner is leading a campaign against ‘grooming’—he’s also helping Matt Gaetz get re-elected
He also donated to Lauren Boebert.
On Aug 1, 2022 by Claire Goforth
Trump’s new social site right now is just a fundraising front
Texts asking people to join include a link that reroutes to the WinRed.
On Dec 13, 2021 by Claire Goforth
Luxury hotels and high-end meals: Matt Gaetz’s campaign records show a taste for finer things
Gaetz's spending indicates a taste for luxury resorts and fine dining.
On Apr 2, 2021 by Claire Goforth
People are donating $750 to Biden to troll Trump over tax story
It's a fitting amount.
On Sep 28, 2020 by Claire Goforth
Donald Trump under fire for spamming foreign politicians with donation requests
Politicians in the U.K., Australia, and Iceland say they're being 'spammed' by Donald Trump.
On Jun 29, 2016 by Dell Cameron
Court ruling stymies effort to bring more sunlight into campaign finance
'Disclosure chills speech. Speech without disclosure risks corruption.'
On Jan 22, 2016 by Aaron Sankin
Lawrence Lessig is abandoning his longshot 2016 presidential bid
New changes to the Democrats' primary rules make it impossible for him to even debate, Lessig says.
On Nov 2, 2015 by Kevin Collier
Chrome extension reveals the corporate sponsors behind 2016 candidates
Money in politics has gotten almost comically absurd. This Chrome extension capitalizes on the comedy.
On Oct 29, 2015 by Ziwe Fumudoh
The cynic’s guide to the first 2016 GOP presidential debate
Hooray for democracy or whatever.
On Aug 4, 2015 by Aaron Sankin
Mike Huckabee, a 2016 GOP candidate, considers using federal troops to stop abortions
'All American citizens should be protected.'
On Jul 31, 2015 by Patrick Howell O'Neill
The project unearthing ‘dark money’ in U.S. politics
Forget what you know about U.S. campaign finance. The real action is happening in the dark.
On Jul 23, 2015 by Curt Hopkins
Jeb Bush’s $114 million haul and the illusions of campaign finance
'It represents a complete collapse of the campaign finance system.'
On Jul 13, 2015 by Aaron Sankin