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Corporate Political Donations

Why Both Shareholders and Companies Should Support Political Spending Transparency

Ian Vandewalker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Ian Vandewalker

Shareholders -- the owners of the company -- deserve to know where their money is going. Currently, it's too easy for one person in corporate management to secretly spend company money on pet political projects.

Paul Blumenthal

'Dark Money' May Face SEC Spotlight This Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Securities and Exchange Commission announced last month that it will consider a proposed rule to require publicly traded corporation...

BULLET PROOF: Corporate Cash Keeps Army From Scrapping Tank

www.iwatchnews.org | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

The M1 Abrams tank has survived the Cold War, two conflicts in Iraq and a decade of war in Afghanistan. No wonder — it weighs as much as nine elepha...

Could Citizens United Be Good For Marriage Equality?

Jackie Gardina | Posted 09.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Jackie Gardina

As corporations increasingly seek consumer dollars through gay-friendly advertising and diversity initiatives, they should use those dollars to support equality legislation and the candidates who support such initiatives.

Why Corporations Should Reconsider Throwing Money At Washington

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business

Corporations might want to reconsider throwing large sums of money at Washington. That's because these contributions correlate with poor company...

Occupy Corporate Political Spending

Jack Ucciferri | Posted 12.20.2011 | Politics
Jack Ucciferri

While corporations are legally recognized "persons," the reality is that public corporations are vast, ungainly amalgamations of people and institutions. And their political influence is eating away at the fabric of our Republic with increasingly greedy mouthfuls.

Judge Rules Corporate Donations Ban Unconstitutional

AP | By MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 07.27.2011 | Politics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- A U.S. judge has ruled that the campaign finance law banning corporations from making contributions to federal candidates is uncons...

Congressional Charities Reaping Big Corporate Cash

New York Times | Eric Lipton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A review by The New York Times of federal tax records and House and Senate disclosure reports found at least two dozen charities that lawmakers or the...