National Freedom of Information Coalition
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EVENT – POLITICAL FINANCE, LOBBYING & CONGRESSIONAL ETHICS: THE US CORRUPTION CHALLENGE Tuesday, June 16, 2015

In the global fight against corruption, the US has long enjoyed a reputation for transparency, rule of law and accountability. That reputation has suffered at home and abroad with growing concern that political finance, lobbying and weak congressional ethics rules unduly favor those with means, distorting the democratic process. Some see recent laws and judicial decisions as contributing to a system of legalized corruption, or a form of ‘state capture’. Decades of effort to reform the system seem only to create more concern.  Continue>>>

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