Big Donors and PACs Dominate Campaign Funding in Nearly Every State, Report Finds – Sludge

State campaigns have traditionally been fueled by donors who are well-off and well-connected. While presidential campaigns have become more adept at raking in huge numbers of small donations and U.S. Senate battleground races will see multi-million dollar TV battles, candidates for governor and state legislature typically get in-state donations from a small cadre of people.  […]

Michael Cohen Was Sent Back to Prison After Refusing to Sign a Gag Agreement – Mother Jones

Michael Cohen arrives at his Manhattan apartment on May 21, 2020, after his release from federal prison.John Minchillo/AP Photo For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s estranged former personal lawyer, was abruptly sent back to federal prison on Thursday after balking at a […]

All-male Green Berets welcome first female soldier

A female soldier for the first time will join the U.S. all-male Green Beret teams. The woman is one of three who have been going through Special Forces qualification course at Fort Bragg, N.C. She graduated Thursday along with around 400 other soldiers. The Army does not release commando identities or disclose where they are […]