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Craig Holman

A Matter of Trust: Slowing Wall Street's Revolving Door

Craig Holman | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics
Craig Holman

The financial crisis came primarily from a revolving-door dance between two groups: Wall Street itself, and the government regulators overseeing Wall Street. Over the last decade, these two groups have increasingly become the same people.

Slowing the Wall Street-Washington Revolving Door

Craig Holman | Posted 07.15.2015 | Politics
Craig Holman

Our nation has finally climbed out of a devastating financial crisis. Unless we establish effective safeguards against regulatory capture, we could very well plunge over the brink once again.

Pay-to-Play Restrictions on Government Contracting Under Assault

Craig Holman | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics
Craig Holman

Pay-to-play restrictions constitute desperately-needed government contracting reform -- designed to preserve the integrity of the government contracting process and save taxpayer dollars -- not campaign finance reform. Even the Roberts Court may well see this.

What You Don't Know May Well Hurt You -- Dark Money

Craig Holman | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics
Craig Holman

Disclosure is the solution to much of what ails our democracy, not the problem. Those in Congress who are opponents of transparency not only trample on the right of Americans to know who is trying to influence our vote; they run afoul of the very nature of free and open elections.

Paul Blumenthal

Would You Trust This Man? | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He was once the most reviled man in Washington, the latest embodiment of Washington corruption. Now, ex-lobbyist Jack Abramoff is trying...