“Corporations, pro-business nonprofits foot bill for judicial seminars; George Mason University top host of events”

Extensive CPI report begins: Conservative foundations, multinational oil companies and a prescription drug maker were the most frequent sponsors of more than 100 expense-paid educational seminars attended by federal judges over a 4 1/2-year period, according to a Center for … Continue reading

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“Menendez donor reveals lobbying effort — four years late”

Politico: A company controlled by the Democratic donor in the middle of the Robert Menendez controversy this week revealed that it spent as much as $60,000 on previously undisclosed lobbying. Salomon Melgen, a wealthy South Florida ophthalmologist and investor, has … Continue reading

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“Watchdog Groups Question Whether President Obama’s Involvement in Organizing for Action Complies with Ethics in Government Act”

Press release: “In a letter sent today to President Obama, Democracy 21, joined by the Campaign Legal Center, wrote that ‘your involvement with Organizing for Action (OFA) raises serious questions about whether you are complying with the Ethics in Government … Continue reading

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