Stealth PACs revealed

By The Center for Public Integrity

February 9, 2000 — The 2000 election cycle promised to be a high-stakes and free-spending election by anyone's measure. The balance of power

Steve Forbes, cattle farmer

WASHINGTON, D.C. January 25, 2000 — Steve Forbes' signature line in his 2000 campaign is, "Steve Forbes: He wants you to win." But who's the

How George W. Bush scored big with the Texas Rangers

WASHINGTON, D.C. January 18, 2000 — When George W. Bush first embarked on a deal to buy the Texas Rangers professional baseball team in 1988

How the Gores, father and son, helped their patron Occidental Petroleum

WASHINGTON, D.C. January 11, 2000 — On Sept. 7, 1995, Vice President Albert Gore Jr., stood on the White House lawn and talked in sweeping t

Bradley was driving force behind biggest tax giveaway

January 6, 2000 — Democratic presidential candidate Bill Bradley laid out his plans for tax reform on Jan. 4, attacking corporate tax shelte

The Buying of the President 2000

WASHINGTON, D.C. January 5, 2000 — Each of the leading presidential candidates for the 2000 election has done public- policy favors for his

Commentary: Campaign checklist

By Charles Lewis

WASHINGTON, January 4, 2000 — The peaceful transfer of power is a majestic moment in any democracy, but it is particularly poignant for the

Vice president's quarters draws fund-raisers' bucks

By Russ Tisinger

WASHINGTON, December 14, 1999 — A man's home might be his castle, but for Al Gore, the vice president’s official residence is more than that

Belying his rhetoric, McCain worked for megamerger sought by campaign patron AT&T

By Nathaniel Heller and Annys Shin

WASHINGTON, December 7, 1999 — Republican Senator John McCain, outspoken advocate of campaign-finance reform, has built his presidential can

Federal elections panel too swamped to check campaign finance abuses

By Marianne Holt

December 1, 1999 — The Federal Election Commission is mired in an investigation backlog and will be swamped by thousands of cases, giving it

Elizabeth Dole, Inc.: How she can focus on her lucrative public speaking

By Monte Paulsen

October 20, 1999 — Following the blueprint of her husband and fellow presidential hopeful, Bob Dole, the one-time president of the American

Coelho failed to list $300,000 loan

By Bill Hogan

October 6, 1999 — Tony Coelho, the chairman of Vice President Al Gore's presidential campaign, did not report a now-controversial $300,000 p

Investigation, audit reveal past mismanagement by Gore's campaign manager

By Bill Hogan

WASHINGTON, October 2, 1999 — On May 11, praising "his leadership skills and strategic vision," Vice President Al Gore named Tony Coelho gen

Coelho tapped government resources to repay personal loan

October 4, 1999 — Tony Coelho, the chairman of Vice President Al Gore’s presidential campaign, used government employees and resources to ra

Starr Struck: Part three

By Florence George Graves

BOSTON, April 1, 1998 — While the tradition of resisting subpoenas was already established in print journalism, it didn't start to develop i

Starr Struck: Part two

By Florence George Graves

BOSTON, April 1, 1998 — While the Hubbell Subpoena merited page one treatment in The Times, there was far less coverage, mostly brief mentio

Starr Struck: Part one

By Florence George Graves

BOSTON, April 1, 1998 — The Kenneth Starr assailed by the Clinton administration as an agent of a vast right-wing conspiracy is the same Ken

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