The recent arrest of Sheldon Silver is only the latest in a series of events that has raised the volume on calls for ethics and political reform in New York.
These union workers are determined to prevent a takeover of Texas by "the most radical, right wing Republican ticket ever.
"It is clear ALEC is working in secret to push state policies in an extreme right direction, but working families are standing up to this agenda."
With all due respect, Ed Koch had elements good and bad, but nevertheless was beholden to the capitalist class.
New York State assemblyman Vito J. Lopez has been censured for substantiated accusations of sexual harassment of two women who worked in his district office. Lopez has denied the charges.
Chase spent $10 million lobbying this year to weaken regulations that would have prevented the $20 billion debacle. The loss underlines the need, of course, for stronger financial regulations
Wal-Mart conducted a massive, illegal, $24 million bribery campaign in Mexico to aggressively expand its operations there, but Chicagoans say lavishing Wal-Mart money to push its agenda sounds familiar.
"Politics is a dirty business," remarked a juror after former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was convicted on 17 counts of corruption.
Scientific fact is objective, but sometimes it's easy to see whose side certain scientists are working on.
Hate radio is extremely profitable, particularly if you are in the gold business.