Excerpts from this story referencing "Americans for Prosperity":
"… d Friday that the American Energy Alliance received $15,000 last year from Americans for Prosperity, a nonprofit backed by conservative billionaires Charles and David Koch, w …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "George Soros":
"… er claim — circulated by gun fanciers – that liberal billionaire George Soros was behind an investment company that has been buying many companies that …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Business":
"… and, Bill Vernon, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business, said that small Businesses that are just under the coverage requirements …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "American Crossroads":
"… lespie. The powerful pair had teamed up earlier in the year to help launch American Crossroads, a non-profit group with separate political advocacy and grassroots lobbyi …"
"… ; Steven Law, a former general counsel at the Chamber and the president of American Crossroads; and Greg Casey, the president of the Business Industry Political Action C …"
"… the year, having raised millions of dollars to jumpstart the fledgling 527 American Crossroads and its 501(c)(4) affiliate, Crossroads GPS.These independent GOP allies r …"
"… on effort that launched last year.Rove and Gillespie lead money charge for American CrossroadsAn affiliate group of American Crossroads is perhaps the most prominent and …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers":
"… onal oil patch stance of “bitch, moan and whine” as represented by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.“They want to work with environmentalists to find a solution,” Rudolph …"
"… maintains a foothold in both camps. It is still part of the hard-line Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP), which has lobbied heavily to undermine climate change legisla …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Colin Powell":
"… Angolan government forces. Though diners whispered that Secretary of State Colin Powell had warned Dos Santos that his last excuse for funneling money away from t …"
"… rush toward African oil has only picked up speed: U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell toured Angola and Gabon in September, breaking ground on a new U.S. embass …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":
"… ps ran more than 1 million TV ads to influence those races, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of data from Kantar Media/CMAG, an advertising tracking firm. Ab …"
"… ack ads that aired were political ads. The following graphic, courtesy of Center for Public Integrity partner Slate, tells the story:   …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "lawyer":
"… start their lives. Inmate release cards have drawn criticism from consumer lawyers and faced litigation in at least two states. One county in Arkansas agre …"
"… rs. The cards also guard against fraud, said Marty E. Moore, a Utah-based lawyer who represented a bank that issued prepaid cards given to inmates at Ramse …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":
"… king for your vote. Do you know who is paying for those ads, and why? The Center for Public Integrity is trying answer this question, by investigating who is trying to influenc …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Federal Election Commission":
"… ndidate but don’t overtly call for the candidate’s election or defeat. Federal Election Commission records only capture ads containing overt advocacy, with the exception of …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "energy":
"… d at least 60 points out of a possible 70. Other top scorers included energy company Exelon Corp., tech giant Microsoft Corp. and tobacco company Altri …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "House":
"… r the Underserved.” The Center identified Meeks, Stivers and nine other House members as the financial industry’s go-to lawmakers on the Financial Ser …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Ethics":
"… d Melanie Sloan, the executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, a nonprofit watchdog group. Sloan also believes the number …"
"… e deception easier, said George Johnson, chairman of the PRSA’s Board of Ethics and Professional Standards. “As a new form of communication, a new set …"
"… new opportunities and new problems,” Johnson said. The PRSA’s Code of Ethics includes an entire section dedicated to disclosure of information. The cod …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Government":
"… ted recently that the number of core contractor personnel is dropping, the Government Accountability Office concluded in a report early this year that the data …"
"… over at a hearing June 18 by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs. Although members have complained for years about the outsourcing, …"
"… that reports to Congress. Scott Amey, general counsel for the Project on Government Oversight, a nonprofit watchdog group, said “I think this is highlightin …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Humana":
"… time last year. Of those 11 companies (Aetna, Centene, Cigna, Health Net, Humana, Molina, Triple-S Management Corp., UnitedHealth Group, Universal American …"
"… ks close near 52-week highs this past Friday. The biggest gainer has been Humana, one of the largest operators of Medicare Advantage plans, whose share pri …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Africa":
"… ll story on ICIJ.org. …"
"… ould-be customers weren’t actually emissaries for a corrupt middleman in Africa. They were undercover journalists running a hidden-camera sting for an Al …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Virginia":
"… niversities, including big-name schools such as George Mason University in Virginia, Southern Methodist University in Texas, West Virginia University, Florida …"
"… Mason University in Virginia, Southern Methodist University in Texas, West Virginia University, Florida State University, Utah State University, Kansas State …"
"… nt for “general operating support” to Donors Trust, a tax-exempt, Virginia-based charity that in turn funds pro-free market think tanks throughout th …"
"… Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas ($626,000), the Bill of Rights Institute of Virginia ($246,000), the Kansas State University Foundation ($149,000) and the Gild …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Los Angeles":
"… upported Comcast’s acquisitions. In 2010, the Latino Business Chamber of Los Angeles wrote to the FCC to oppose Comcast’s acquisition of NBC/Universal, citin …"
"… light of the creation of a new Time Warner cable channel for the Los Angeles Dodgers that could increase cable rates $5 per month. As for Hispanic grou …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":
"… panies that bankroll campaigns and with voters for promises of jobs. Take Washington, which successfully clinched a deal to have Boeing build its planned 777X …"
"… nd two of the top three state subsidies over time have gone to Boeing from Washington. Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat who pushed for the recent tax deal, received …"
"… nd their employees, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of Washington State Public Disclosure Commission’s online campaign finance records. T …"
"… yments in 2012, according to an economic impact study commissioned by Washington Aerospace Partnership, a coalition of business and labor groups and electe …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "China":
"… get updates from the "Secrecy for Sale" investigation. …"
"… his son-in-law. Nearly 22,000 offshore clients with addresses in mainland China and Hong Kong appear in the files obtained by the International Conso …"
"… ernational Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Among them are some of China’s most powerful men and women — including at least 15 of China’s ric …"
"… some of China’s most powerful men and women — including at least 15 of China’s richest, members of the National People’s Congress and executives fr …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Medicare":
"… the Fix the Debt Coalition calls for dramatic reforms to Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and the U.S. tax code — positions that might be objectionable …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Europe":
"… for his unpaid fine of 167.2 billion won ($149.3 million). One of Europe’s top bankers offered his resignation one day after news broke that he s …"
"… Zurich-based law firm Lenz & Staehlin has aided some of Europe's richest families park their wealth offshore. “People don’t set …"
"… ne Zurich-based law firm, Lenz & Staehlin, has aided some of Europe's richest families park their wealth offshore. “People don’t set …"