Private-equity firm TL Ventures Inc. violated pay-to-play rules by winning business from public pension funds after an associate of the company made a campaign contribution to the governor of Pennsylvania, U.S. regulators said.
Conservative political commentator and author Dinesh D’Souza, who made the film “2016: Obama’s America,” was charged with illegally directing $20,000 in contributions to a candidate for U.S. Senate from New York in 2012.
HealthSouth Corp. founder Richard Scrushy may be freed this year after being resentenced to 70 months in prison for making a campaign contribution to Alabama’s former governor in exchange for a seat on a state hospital board.
Northrop Grumman Corp. tripled its political giving and increased spending on lobbying as it fended off Obama administration efforts to cut spending for a version of its Global Hawk surveillance drone.
Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich , in a second day of testimony in his second political corruption trial, denied that his signing of a bill was tied to an expected $100,000 campaign contribution.