Money in politics

Corruption

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
5.22.18
Views My Own

Groups You Can Donate to Instead of Hillary’s Unnecessary PAC

Give to organizations that are backing candidates who aren't beholden to corporate money.
Eve Peyser
5.5.17
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.
Paris
6.23.16
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
5.20.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Election Class of 2016: Is This 'Green Billionaire' the Left's Answer to the Koch Brothers?

Democratic Party megadonor Tom Steyer is figuring out just how much money it takes to get politicians to talk about climate change.
Paul Blest
10.26.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Explaining Donald Trump to the Rest of the World

We asked VICE's global editors for their most pressing questions about the reality TV real-estate mogul and current Republican presidential frontrunner.
Kevin Lincoln
8.17.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Real Reason Why Donald Trump Will Never Be President

National politics is a game—and Trump wasn't meant to be on the field. He's supposed to be in the owners' box, deciding who gets to play.
Touré
8.13.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Lawrence Lessig Wants to Run for President, Save America, and Then Resign

"My ideal is to be president for a day."
Drew Schwartz
8.11.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

How Wall Street Donors Could Derail Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Campaign

As Hillary Clinton embraces a new populist message, her family's foundation—and it's deep-pocketed corporate donors—threaten to undermine her shift to the left.
John Surico
4.21.15
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Super PACs Aren't Bad, They're Just Embarrassing

Super PACs may be a terrifying harbinger of the death of democracy, but at least they're good for a dick joke.
Kevin Lincoln
2.19.15
News

Your Guide to the Koch Brothers

How America's favorite dark money billionaires came to control the nation's political future.
Kevin Lincoln
2.5.15
News

Middle Eastern Governments Are on a Shopping Spree for Former Congressmen

Over the past year and a half, regimes throughout the Middle East, from Turkey to the United Arab Emirates, have been snapping up former members of Congress to help push their interests in Washington.
Lee Fang
1.12.15
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