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MONEY MATTERS: Fundraising can make or break a presidential campaign — here’s how every 2020 Democrat is doing after the election’s ...

Almost all of the Democratic contenders have pledged to run grassroots campaigns, with many rejecting donations from corporate PACs and lobbyists.
Reps. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) and Kevin Brady (R-Texas).

The House passed a bill banning the government from creating ‘free’ tax-preparation software like TurboTax, forever

Many of the bill's supporters have benefitted from campaign donations from for-profit tax-preparation companies.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez walks onto the Senate floor on January 24, 2019.

A conservative group accused Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of campaign finance violations, but experts say the charges are overblown

Most experts say there's no evidence the campaign committed serious campaign finance violations, but there may be cause for further investigation.

Elizabeth Warren says she won’t hold fundraisers or reserve special time for big donors, setting her apart from the Democratic primary field

"That means no fancy receptions or big money fund-raisers only with people who can write the big checks," Warren said in a Monday morning email.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez invented a ‘Corruption Game’ to slam lax government ethics laws during a viral Oversight Committee hearing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez played what she called the "Corruption Game" in the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

Texas man allegedly paid for deep-tissue massages and nightclub dances using campaign donations meant for Trump, Clinton, and Bernie Sanders

In 2015, the defendant began soliciting contributions through political committees with names like "Feel Bern," "Trump Victory," and "HC4President."

These are the 20 defense companies donating the most money to American politicians

America's largest defense firms spread their cash around.
Chairman and CEO of American Media David Pecker (left) and a New York Post columnist pose for a photo with playboy bunny Hiromi Oshima.

The National Enquirer publisher was granted immunity by prosecutors, who he worked with to expose Trump’s hush money payments to women

David Pecker, the publisher of the National Enquirer, provided federal prosecutors with information about secret hush money payments President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen made to women who say they had sexual relationships with Trump.
Conservative commentator and best-selling author Dinesh D'Souza exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse after pleading guilty in New York.

Trump announces he will pardon conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud in 2014

President Donald Trump unexpectedly announced on Thursday that he is granting a pardon to Dinesh D'Souza, the far-right author and pundit who was convicted of campaign finance fraud and has become a vocal Trump supporter.