A new report reveals that, on average, illicit finance for a governor’s election is ten times higher than legal funding. Most of that money goes to buying votes and comes at a cost of political favoritism, sometimes to criminal groups.
The U.S.’s regional economic partners, which supply more than 40% of its steel imports and a majority of its aluminum imports, will be some of the most harmed by President Trump’s tariffs—and could do some serious damage to U.S. exports if they choose.
The Maduro government refused to invite standard, professional election observation groups to monitor Sunday’s balloting. Instead a previously unknown group, CEELA, showed up to praise the process. Who are they?