political corruption

Mayor Lori Lightfoot is continuing to try to reduce the city's government corruption, after Alderman Ed Burke was charged with bribery and racketeering.
She signed an order to erase "aldermanic privilege," which has given council members veto power over zoning and permits.
But his victory is far from certain and, even if he wins, he could still face a shaky government.
The prime minister has been the focus of multiple corruption investigations spanning years.
Trump moves America further toward kleptocracy with each passing day.
The toothless babble of HB-2 "protects" no one other than perhaps employers whose employees have more restricted rights as a result. Let's repeal this political mess that backfired on McCrory and will backfire on Berger and Moore as well if we don't move on.
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While the 2016 election cycle is about to end, our work as engaged citizens is just beginning. I believe this election, regardless of who wins, has finally awakened the American people to the fact that we are responsible for the state of our union.
By J.H. Snider This article originally appeared at The American Prospect. Subscribe here. Imagine you own a house that stands
As I've previously pointed out in McCrory's House Bill 2: A Brief Outline of its Five "Parts," only one part of that five-part bill is about bathrooms, and HB2 provides no remedy if anyone uses the "wrong" restroom.
That's how much the disgraced Virginia governor owes his lawyers after a watershed Supreme Court win.
The United States has a strong foundation for allegations of rigging.
Governor Brown has traveled the world speaking out against climate change. However a shocking new review of the Brown Administration's actions shows they've often helped oil, gas and utility companies at the expense of the environment and the consumer.
The photo ID requirement is also too broad, enacting seemingly irrational restrictions unrelated to the goal of combating
By James M. Dorsey Turkish prosecutors dropped similar charges against Mr. Zarrab as part of the squashing of Turkish proceedings
When British Prime Minister David Cameron was overheard calling Afghanistan and Nigeria "fanatically corrupt" countries on the eve of an anti-corruption summit in London, the incident was labeled as "embarrassing" and "unfair" by some in both countries.
Pat McCrory and Republicans in the North Carolina legislature claim to abhor the unnatural.
An ugly pattern has emerged: Phone, cable, broadband, ISP, and wireless companies, their industry associations, not to mention compromised consumer as well as astroturf groups have been on the FCC Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) over the last decade+.