Stories by Sebastian Jones

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Posted on: Apr 16, 2010, Source: ProPublica

Weak campaign disclosure laws let politicians hold fundraisers in luxury skyboxes rented from groups with business before their committees.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2010, Source: ProPublica

A little-known program lets private plane owners block their flights from view in the government’s system for tracking air traffic.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2010, Source: The Nation

Covert corporate influence-peddling is taking over cable news.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2010, Source: The Nation

Since 2007 at least 75 registered lobbyists, public relations reps and corporate officials have appeared on cable news without disclosing the corporations that paid them.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2010, Source: ProPublica

Even when the venue is America’s most public sports spectacle, politicians largely succeed in remaining invisible, especially when their activities include fundraising.

Posted on: Oct 12, 2009, Source: The Nation

As a politician, he was a champion of progressive reform. Now he lobbies for its enemies.