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Trump's Campaign Reportedly Got Millions in Donations After the Debate

Trump's campaign claims that donors brought in more than $18 million in just 24 hours after Monday night's presidential debate.
VICE Staff
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

A Brief Guide to Donald Trump's Deeply Weird Campaign Finance Operation

A new FEC filing revealed that the presumptive Republican nominee has very little money in his campaign war chest—and that the money he does have has been spent in some very strange ways.
Mike Pearl
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Guns and the Big Business of Carnage

Who benefits from the endless cycles of sadness, anger, and partisanship that follow mass shootings in America? Just follow the money.
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Meet the Last NRA Democrat

The gun lobby's support for congressional Democrats has plunged. So far in 2016, the NRA has given just $1,000 to a single candidate.
Dan Friedman

Will California Actually Force Legislators to Wear Sponsor Patches Like Nascar Drivers?

The idea could be moving from your uncle's Facebook post to the California State Senate.
Mike Pearl
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Bernie Sanders Wants to Abolish the Death Penalty

"At a time of rampant violence and murder, the state should not be part of that process."
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Deranged Former Congressman Michael Grimm Is Going to Prison for Eight Months

The guy who threatened to break a reporter in half "like a boy" at the US Capitol is on his way to prison.
Mike Pearl

Your Guide to the Koch Brothers

How America's favorite dark money billionaires came to control the nation's political future.
Kevin Lincoln

The New Hampshire Voters Marching in the Freezing Cold to Get Money Out of Politics

Big Money was the real winner in this month's midterm elections. But a group of New Hampshire voters want you to know it doesn't have to be this way.
Livia Gershon

Jim Rubens and the Republican Crusade for Campaign Finance Reform

New Hampshire's dark horse Republican Senate candidate is turning right-wing populism into a crusade for campaign finance reform.
Grace Wyler
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Scott Walker Is a Hero

Prosecutors have accused the Wisconsin governor of running a "criminal scheme" to avoid campaign finance regulations. But really, he was just staking out the next frontier in big-money politics.
Grace Wyler