Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the 2015 corruption conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and ordered a new trial in light of the Supreme Court’s decision in McDonnell v. United States.
The release last Friday of President Trump’s latest financial disclosure report raised as many questions as it answered, and triggered renewed calls for the President to release his personal tax returns.
The vast majority of Americans, whether liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican, believe that the campaign finance system needs “fundamental changes,” or that it should be “completely rebuilt.”
A House committee meets today to consider eliminating a federal agency that sets security standards for voting machines. This would pose a risky and irresponsible threat to our election infrastructure.
Outside groups — free from contribution limits and able to conceal their donors from the public — are outspending the parties and candidates in ten key races that will determine control of the U.S. Senate.