campaign finance

election 2020

Bernie is killing Kamala and Mayor Pete in fundraising

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled in $18.2 million in just 41 days.
Rex Santus
net neutrality

This Map Shows You How Much Money Every Member of Congress Got from Big Telecom

Before you vote, take a look at this interactive map that lets you browse by house representatives or senators and find out all the details on your incumbents.
Kaleigh Rogers

Will abortion rights swing the midterms? People are betting millions they will

Both abortion rights and anti-abortion groups are hoping to capitalize on momentum from Kavanaugh.
Sofia Resnick
duncan hunter

Rep. Duncan Hunter, who blamed his wife for campaign finance scandal, spent money on at least 5 "personal relationships"

Infidelity rumors have followed Hunter for years — even before the new allegations.
Rex Santus
she's running

These female candidates are fighting for the right to use campaign funds for child care

“I can’t just leave her in the car with a YouTube video while I run in and talk to a mayor,” said one candidate, whose daughter is on the autism spectrum.
Carter Sherman

Robert Mueller Is Going After Shady Democrats Now, Too

The swamp might actually be getting drained.
Matt Taylor

Democrats Will Finally Do What Clinton Couldn't: Attack Trump's Corruption

The party just took its most important step yet to move on from the brutal hangover of 2016 and actually win back Congress.
Matt Taylor
hush money

Here's why Trump's motive in the Stormy Daniels payoff matters

Was he hiding the alleged Stormy affair from Melania or the voters?
Taylor Dolven

A Viral Video Revealed Big Energy's Stranglehold on West Virginia Politics

Apparently state legislators don't like it when you talk about their campaign donations from fossil fuel companies.
Alex Kotch

Dark Money, Not Russia, May Be the Best Way to Explain Trump's Win

Oh, and the crippling inequality overseen by elites from both parties that has nothing to do with collusion, Robert Mueller, or Moscow.
Matt Taylor
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kid Rock Donated All the Funds from His Bogus Senate Run

To a conservative voter registration group.
River Donaghey

No one is tracking the illegal political ads in your Facebook feed

Alex Thompson
Noah Kulwin