Environmental groups saw revenue spike, spent heavily amid EPA rollbacks

(Samuel Corum/Getty Images) Amid rising concerns about climate change and extensive rollbacks of environmental regulations under President Donald Trump’s administration,

Luxury hotel stays, private flights, new nonprofits: Leadership PACs can pay for them

(Gonzalo Marroquin/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images) Designed primarily to provide funding for other candidates running for office, leadership PACs are

Fastest-growing Washington lobbying firms benefit from Trump ties and revolving door hires

(Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images) For many well-connected Washington lobbying firms, business is booming after President Donald Trump’s 2016 election. 

Retail giants gear up for Black Friday — and political giving

A Black Friday sale (TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images) Ready, shoppers? Your long-awaited holidays are afoot — so are the

Democratic Party falls further behind GOP in October fundraising

Tom Perez, Chairman of the DNC (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) As 2020 nears, the Democratic Party continues to

Karl Rove-linked ‘dark money’ group raised, spent big ahead of 2018 midterms

Screencap from a video posted in One Nation’s Youtube feed. One Nation, a “dark money” group that primarily backs Senate

Clinton Foundation cash flow continues to drop years after 2016 election loss

(Matthew Horwood/Getty Images) Cash flow to the Clinton Foundation continues to plummet, leaving the organization in the red for a

Half of Kamala Harris’ bundlers are funding other 2020 Democrats

Senator Kamala Harris (via flickr – Gage Skidmore) Entering the 2020 presidential field as an ascendant first-term California senator, Kamala

Retirees, lawyers and investors powering House Democrats in Trump-won districts

(Sha Hanting/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images) For many of the 31 House Democrats declaring victory last November in districts

GOP heavy hitters, Trump cabinet members revealed as donors to anti-Obama ‘dark money’ group

(Alfred Gescheidt/Getty Images) Former “dark money” giant Americans for Job Security has walked out from the shadows, disclosing its donors

Education field gives more to Bernie Sanders than other 2020 Democrats

Teachers strike on October 23, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Heins/Getty Images) As education reform rises to center stage in