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Illegal Campaign Contributions

Dem Backer Pleads Guilty

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he...

Questionable Group Gave Huge Boost To Clinton

Center For Public Integrity | Alan Suderman and Ben Wieder | Posted 07.12.2013 | Politics

Employees of a Washington, D.C.-based accounting firm that federal prosecutors called an “assembly line for illegal campaign contributions” donate...

Why Mitt Romney's Anti-Union Platform Is Very Bad for U.S. Workers and Their Families

Laura Merriman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Laura Merriman

Under President Obama, however, unemployment rates have continued to decrease. Also, even if there are 12 million new jobs under Romney, what types of jobs will they be? Given Romney's stances and allegiances, he is probably talking about poverty wage jobs.

Pol's Reliance On Rabbi Comes Back To Haunt Him

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 09.04.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- When he announced his run for congress in the fall of 2009, future U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, then a political novice, sorely needed a rainm...

Edwards Braces For Start Of Trial

Reuters | Colleen Jenkins | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 22 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Senator John Edwards goes on trial Monday on charges he used illegal campaign contributions to...

LA Lawyer Pleads Guilty To Illegal Edwards Donations

AP | Posted 10.05.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A prominent Los Angeles attorney could face six months in federal prison for making illegal contributions to the 2004 presidential camp...

Sarkozy Goes On TV Amid Scandal Linked To Heiress

AP | ANGELA DOLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — President Nicolas Sarkozy went on national television Monday to fight allegations of illegal financing for his 2007 election campaign, c...