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Politics Jun 07Despite promise to ‘drain the swamp,’ Trump administration waives ex-lobbyists into government
President Donald Trump’s administration has granted about two dozen ethics waivers to ex-lobbyists and others now working in government — outpacing former President Barack Obama’s administration.
Politics Jan 08With inauguration looming, Trump continues to control hundreds of companies
Ethics experts have called for the president-elect to sell off his assets and place his investments in a blind trust.
Politics Nov 04Analysis: Trump’s voice missing from election ads, while Clinton talks up children (updated)
Americans have been subjected to more than $500 million in TV election ads since the contest between Trump and Hillary Clinton began in June.
Politics Aug 23Donald Trump’s fundraising lags behind Romney’s, documents show
Donald Trump portrays himself as an indispensable cash resource for fellow Republicans. So far, they're not seeing much of a benefit.
Politics May 21Sanders campaign down to less than $6 million in cash
Bernie Sanders' campaign had less than $6 million at the start of May, a critical cash shortage as he makes an admittedly tough final play to wrest the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary Clinton.
Politics Feb 21Bush bows out of the race as Cruz, Rubio, Clinton raise millions
The Republican and Democratic presidential contenders reported on the financial health of their national campaigns even as they were in the thick of the Nevada Democratic caucuses and South Carolina primary.
Politics Feb 01Presidential super PACs lost steam in second half of 2015
Jeb Bush's super PAC provided the starkest illustration of the downward trend.