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Covering for Corruption Special Report: Senator John Cornyn

Covering for Corruption Special Report: Senator John Cornyn

The Covid-19 pandemic has now killed more than 214,000 Americans, with no end in sight. Elected officials should be doing everything they can to preserve health care protections and expand coverage to everyone. Instead, some — like U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) — remain focused on destroying health protections provided by the Affordable Care Act.

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Covering for Corruption Part Three: Senator Cory Gardner

Covering for Corruption Part Three: Senator Cory Gardner

Sen. Cory Gardner (R) of Colorado has a history of taking policy positions that benefit his wife’s business interests as a consultantand advocate for fossil fuels—and by extension, his family’s bottom line. For years, the Gardners have skirted ethics rules so that...

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Covering for Corruption Part Two: Senator Rick Scott

Covering for Corruption Part Two: Senator Rick Scott

Sen. Rick Scott (R) of Florida has made a career out of padding his wallet while claiming to work for the public. Now, as our economy spirals and Covid-19 cases and deaths continue to climb, the only numbers Scott seems to care about are the ones in his bank account....

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Covering for Corruption Part One: Senator Ron Johnson

Covering for Corruption Part One: Senator Ron Johnson

Ensuring that public officials are working in the public interest, not their own, is one of Congress’s most important responsibilities. But year after year, some lawmakers get it backwards: They turn a blind eye to corruption while launching illegitimate...

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