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May 23, 2012, 10:16 a.m.Public Citizen calls for investigation into whether Al D’Amato’s lobbying firm violated House travel rules by organizing a trip for Rep. Bill Owens (D-NY) and his wife.
May 22, 2012, 10:48 a.m.The National Association of Broadcasters argue that the FCC's new rule requiring the posting of political ad data is "arbitrary" and "capricious."
May 11, 2012, 2:32 p.m.Democrat Bill Owens said he "did not understand" that contacts between his office and lobbyists for the Taiwan government who helped arranged the trip could be in violation of House ethics rules.
May 10, 2012, 7 p.m.Four-day Visit by Rep. Bill Owens and Wife Was Set Up by Ex-Sen. Al D’Amato’s Firm; House Ethics Rules Forbid Participation In Lobbyist-Organized Trips.
May 10, 2012, 7 p.m.
May 2, 2012, 3:03 p.m.American Samoa Rep. Eni Faleomavaega, once Bahrain's best friend in Congress, changes his tune
April 27, 2012, 12:17 p.m.The FCC vote on Friday mandating broadcaster disclosure comes with caveats.
April 26, 2012, 11:10 a.m.Media giants are scrambling to water down a proposed FCC rule on disclosure that will be voted on Friday.
April 23, 2012, 4:02 p.m.The Walmart exec, Eduardo Castro-Wright, in a 2009 interview extolled integrity and a "passion for winning."
April 20, 2012, 9:50 a.m.Corporations that own some of the country’s biggest news outlets are fighting an FCC measure to post political ad data on the Internet.
April 17, 2012, 11:24 a.m.Julius Genachowski criticizes TV stations for trying to keep political ad data off the Internet.
April 16, 2012, 2:38 p.m.The FCC found that Google stonewalled a probe. The punishment? $25,000.
April 13, 2012, 1:40 p.m.TV stations are taking their lobbying efforts directly to the FCC, which is expected to vote later this month on whether public data about what ads are bought, who bought them and for how much must be posted online.
April 11, 2012, 9:24 a.m.Members of Congress normally have to disclose where they travel overseas, whom they visit and how much the trip cost — but not under a little-known State Department program that keeps those details and others a secret.
April 2, 2012, 11:25 a.m.How a Democrat from American Samoa became the beleaguered regime's most reliable booster.
March 23, 2012, 10:06 a.m.Many have been detailing the vast sums being raised by the presidential candidates and the super PACs supporting them. But where are all those millions being spent?
March 21, 2012, 1:41 p.m.
March 19, 2012, 12:45 p.m.Businesses may be able to use undisclosed, unlimited donations to save on their taxes.
March 8, 2012, 3:15 p.m.For a brief moment a decade ago, it was Republicans who wanted disclosure of anonymous political donations that Democrats now decry.
March 2, 2012, 12:53 p.m.A law signed by Mayor Bloomberg bars profiling by police based on religion. So, why hasn’t there been an investigation of the NYPD’s surveillance of Muslims?
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