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June 27, 2016

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision vacating the federal bribery conviction of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell.  The Court’s ruling narrowed the scope of federal bribery laws and required clearer jury instructions on the kinds of “...

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Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision vacating the federal bribery conviction of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell.  The Court...
June 27, 2016 |
Yesterday, the Supreme Court reaffirmed its long-standing view that colleges and universities may seek to foster diversity in higher education by...
June 24, 2016 |
The D.C. donor class doesn’t represent the diversity of Washington D.C.’s population, a new Demos report finds. In Washington D.C.’s 2014 mayoral...
June 23, 2016 |

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African Americans are better represented in the small donor pool

The donors who gave small contributions, in both D.C.'s mayoral and City Council races, were more racially diverse than the large donors, who were...

94% of Rahm Emanuel's Donors Were White

Chicago’s 2015 mayoral race was one of the most expensive in the nation’s history, with big donors playing an outsized role in financing both...

The New Working Class

The new working class is less white, less male, and making less money than ever. Find out why and how...