12182018What's Hot:

Cohen: ‘Of course’ Trump knew hush money payments were wrong

The president “knows the truth. I know the truth,” Michael Cohen, a former attorney and fixer for Donald Trump, said. “Many people know the truth.” | Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images legal By CAITLIN OPRYSKO 12/14/2018 [...]

Hispanic Democrats say feds should eliminate all money for border wall

Hispanic Democrats drew a red line Wednesday in budget negotiations, saying they cannot support any year-end spending bill unless it reduces the government’s ability to detain illegal immigrants ahead of deportation. The Democrats also said [...]

Foreign Dark Money Is Threatening American Democracy

*/ ]]> Whatever Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation ends up revealing about Russia’s efforts to subvert our democracy, one thing is already clear from the media attention this topic has received: America’s democratic institutions [...]

The Best Campaign Money Can Buy

*/ ]]> CHICAGO — To get a taste for the kind of campaign a record-shattering $ 171.5 million can buy, consider just one night in early October when billionaire J.B. Pritzker and Gov. Bruce Rauner squared off at a local television studio [...]

Tensions Ease in Gaza, Allowing Money and Fuel to Roll In

Beyond those initial steps, much more must be done for a cease-fire to take hold, say people familiar with the Egyptian plan. In coming weeks, Hamas expects to keep a lid on the protests — allowing peaceful demonstrations but preventing [...]

Farmers are losing money thanks to Trump — but they still support him

There’s a disconnect between the negative effect of Trump’s policies on his voters in farm country and their unwavering support for him. | Nati Harnik/AP photo agriculture There’s a disconnect between the negative effect of Trump’s [...]

Torres Small keeps huge money advantage in key US House race

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Federal documents show Democrat Xochitl (ZOH’-cheel) Torres Small continues to vastly outraise her GOP opponent in a key U.S. House race in southern New Mexico. New Federal Election Commission filings show water [...]

Silicon Valley silent on Saudi money amid Khashoggi scandal

“In addition to pulling out of the conference, Silicon Valley needs to be quite clear that they’re not going to accept any additional Saudi investment,” said Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), whose district encompasses the headquarters [...]

Keino denies wrongdoing, tells AP he didn’t control money

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – Kip Keino has denied wrongdoing in the Kenyan Olympic corruption scandal, telling The Associated Press that he didn’t have control over the government money that prosecutors say was embezzled and misused around [...]

Money talks: Campaigns draw millions in ‘outsider’ cash

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – It’s been eight years since the U.S. Supreme Court declared that political spending is free speech. The decision eased the way for corporations, unions or nonprofits to spend massive amounts to support, or more [...]