McCain’s close ties with lobbyists and corporate interests give the lie to his image as a maverick campaign finance reformer.
Politics & Government
A reformed Wall Streeter explains where Congress went wrong on lending.
A field guide to the loan sharks and politicos who got us into the predatory lending mess, from 1913 to 2008
John McCain refuses to release his Navy records and had his national security advisor inflate his resume with a bogus promotion. Is the candidate hiding something?
Internal memos and court documents show the prosecutors involved with the military commissions view the process to be dangerously politicized.
The Family: The Secret Fundamentalism at the Heart of American Power is a penetrating look at the untold story of Christian fundamentalism’s most elite organization, a self-described invisible network dedicated to a religion of power for the powerful.
Spying on Americans without warrants, charges based on secret evidence, small towns divided by fear. Welcome to the world of Bush’s “specially designated global terrorists.”
Using the Department of Justice and its usual propaganda outlets, the GOP has propagated the myth of voter fraud to purge the rolls of non-Republicans.
Obama has made his Christian faith clear and he’s been defended by AIPAC on Israel. But the media keeps repeating the right-wing smears against him.
Some 2.3 million Democrats voted in primaries that broke the rules. Now Republicans may profit from the collateral damage. The untold story of how the GOP rigged Florida and Michigan.
A whistleblower at the federal Centers for Disease Control tried to sound the alarm about toxic formaldehyde in FEMA trailers – but faced retaliation instead.
Col. Morris Davis, former chief prosecutor for Guantánamo’s military commissions, claims process was manipulated by Administration appointees to foreclose the possibility of acquittal.
Major policy shifts are afoot as Washington hawks warn Israeli policymakers that they could be on their own on Iran.
A suppressed report documents the impact of industrial contaminants in the Great Lakes – increasing cancer risk and infant mortality.
FEMA officials ignored scientific advice about the risks of formaldehyde in thousands of emergency trailers used after Hurricane Katrina.
The Bush administration implicated Iran for the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina, but a deeper look at the evidence finds no persuasive link.
How Mike Huckabee and Mitt Romney cater to fringe elements in the religious right — and reap generous political benefits.
The operatives behind the campaign that smeared John Kerry’s war service have deep pockets – and they’ve given to Republicans from Mike Huckabee to John McCain.
Ari Berman uncovers Rudy Giuliani’s million-dollar contract with one of Washington’s most powerful — and sinister — toxic energy lobbying firms.
Closing multibillion dollar tax loopholes for hedge funds is trickier than it should be — especially when Democrats like John Kerry get big donations from financial giants.