Paul J. Magliocchetti was one of the most powerful and influential lobbyists in Washington not too long ago, known for steering campaign contributions to favored lawmakers while securing millions of dollars in projects for his clients.
Magliocchetti, 64, the founder and owner of the now-closed PMA Group, was charged in U.S. District Court in Alexandria with eight counts of illegal campaign contributions and three counts of making false statements. He is accused of funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars to lawmakers to enhance his firm's stature and business prospects.
Target contributes $150,000 to Republican candidate who promises to cut waiters' minimum wage. It's starting.
But it doesn't stop there. Minnesota Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer oppses gay rights, and fights for tax breaks for CEO's while cutting workers' salaries:
Democrat Dan McCready announced Thursday that he’s withdrawing his concession in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District amid an investigation into potential election fraud. “Today, I withdraw my concession to Mark Harris,” McCready said in a video posted to Twitter while calling … Read More