Cuomo Has $18 Million in Campaign Cash. What Can He Do With It?


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Thomas Barrack, Trump Fund-Raiser, Is Indicted on Lobbying Charge

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Mr. Barrack, the chairman of Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, was accused of failing to register as a lobbyist for the United Arab Emirates, obstruction of justice and lying to investigators. Online-PR: … unsere digitale Pressearbeit […]

Four States Start Inquiries Into Recurring Donation Tactics of Both Parties

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Letters to WinRed and ActBlue, which process online campaign donations for Republicans and Democrats respectively, ask for documents related to their use of prechecked boxes.

How Deceptive Campaign Fund-Raising Ensnares Older People


Older Americans, a critical source of political donations, often fall victim to aggressive and misleading digital practices. A broad Times analysis points to the scope of the problem.

They Seemed Like Democratic Activists. They Were Secretly Conservative Spies.


Operatives infiltrated progressive groups across the West to try to manipulate politics and reshape the national electoral map. They targeted moderate Republicans, too — anyone seen as threats to hard-line conservatives.

Whom Do the Billionaires Want for Mayor? Follow Their Money.


Ultrawealthy donors have given $16 million to super PACs dedicated to the New York City mayor’s race. Half of that money has gone to three moderate candidates.

In Congress, Republicans Shrug at Warnings of Democracy in Peril


As G.O.P. legislatures move to curtail voting rules, congressional Democrats say authoritarianism looms, but Republicans dismiss the concerns as politics as usual.

Voting Rights Bill Falters in Congress as States Race Ahead


Opposition from Republicans and some of their own senators has left Democrats struggling to determine whether they should try to nix the filibuster to save a top priority.

Klobuchar to Propose Ban on Prechecked Boxes in Political Donations


Senator Amy Klobuchar is pressing for legislation after a Times investigation showed that the use of prechecked boxes for recurring donations by former President Donald Trump’s campaign led to a surge of refunds.

Troubled Vaccine Maker and Its Founder Gave $2 Million in Political Donations


Emergent BioSolutions faces scrutiny in Congress for ruining Covid-19 vaccines and securing lucrative federal contracts. Executives will appear before some lawmakers who benefited from the company’s spending.