All Articles on Corruption

In last November’s midterm elections, voters across the United States overwhelmingly backed a range of pro-democracy measures. Views
House Hearings Begin for Historic Anti-Corruption Bill
It’s the first time in decades that either party has made comprehensive reform a central priority
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Our government is so corrupt that the Environmental Protection Agency has not only ceased actually protecting the environment but it has become a cheerleader for polluting industries. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Top 10 Ways the United States Is the Most Corrupt Country in the World
US corruption is off the charts, and since the US is still the number one economy in the world by nominal GDP, massive corruption here has a global impact
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sign with photo of Trump reads 'the most dangerous in the world' News
With Trump Seen as 'Symptom Not a Cause,' US Rank Plummets on Global Corruption Index
"The U.S. is experiencing threats to its system of checks and balances, as well as an erosion of ethical norms at the highest levels of power."
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Slamming Joe Lieberman for Joining Chinese Telecom Giant, Warren Calls for 'Lifetime Ban' on Members of Congress Becoming Lobbyists
"Corruption in Washington isn't about a single president or political party. It runs deep. We should call it out—and we should pass my sweeping anti-corruption reforms."
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'No-Brainer for Anyone Who Actually Cares About American Democracy': House Democrats' HR 1 Praised as Real Plan to Drain the Swamp
"It's time to unrig our broken political system. Our political leaders have been most responsive to the interests of their wealthy donors for too long while the needs of normal Americans go unaddressed."
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual policy conference at the Washington Convention Center March 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. News
Netanyahu Faces Another Possible Indictment for Bribe to Get Glowing Media Coverage
Police say Israeli prime minister "intervened in a blatant and ongoing manner" in coverage at a news website
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Feed the Swamp
Some shining examples of the muck that makes up the contemporary Republican Party
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They should start with the Department of Interior and its Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing no less than 17 federal investigations. (Photo: FOE) Views
Four Ways for Democrats to Root out Republican Corruption
Tuesday’s elections brought a major shift to the U.S. House, and handed Democrats the opportunity to investigate the rampant corruption of the Trump Administration
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'Tough on Crime' Jeff Sessions Touts Plummeting Corporate Crime Enforcement Like It's an Achievement
Attorney General's time at the Justice Department has resulted in near-record low white-collar crime prosecutions
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Corruption infests Trump's cabinet. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) Views
It’s the Corruption, Stupid
Donald Trump has only enabled "the swamp."
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