As this list shows, corruption is somewhat bipartisan, in case of the influence of United Technologies Corporation. In the current election cycle, however, the United Technologies PAC is giving two thirds of its money to Republican candidates, and just one third of its money to Democratic candidates.
(Tip of the pen to Richard Winger for getting me started down this path.) Earlier this year Americans Elect leaders popped up with a new organization, a new name (“Level the Playing Field”), and two mysterious payments from that group. The first mysterious payment was made
Do you remember the Mayday PAC, the Super PAC unregulated political corporation that promised to get big money out of politics? Do you remember when its leadership — Americans Elect alums libertarian Lawrence Lessig, Republican Kahlil Byrd and Republican Mark McKinnon — asked you to