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Money and Politics

Corporations, free-market nonprofits foot bill for judicial seminars

Conservative foundations, multinational oil companies and a prescription drugmaker 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 Public Integrity investigation. Among the seminar titles were “The Moral Foundations of Capitalism,” “Corporations and the Limits of Criminal Law”

Mar 28, 2013
Money and Politics

Investment managers top list of super PAC donors

selensergen/Shutterstock.com Despite his vast wealth, Sheldon Adelson was not exactly a household name when the Republican presidential primary campaign got under way. But the casino magnate’s multimillion-dollar contributions to a pro-Newt Gingrich super PAC ended that. Adelson’s support was linked to a shared stance with Gingrich as staunch supporters of Israel. Not quite so well

Nov 5, 2012