Extortion in the News
Bribery and Extortion
November 12, 2013
Criminology professor Mike Adams explains how Washington politicians use political extortion to gain power and wealth.
'60 Minutes' Slush Fund ExposéPrompts Bill To End Leadership PAC Loophole
October 31st, 2013
Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md) files bill to ban use of Leadership PAC money after 60 Minutes Exposé
Lawmakers making thousands, funding lavish trips from ‘slush funds’
October 21st, 2013
Members of Congress are routinely using campaign committees as a personal “slush fund,” according to a detailed report by “60 Minutes.”
NYT Op-Ed: Schweizer Book Great News for Fans of Transparency
October 23rd, 2013
"If ever there were an issue on which left and right could come together, it’s this one, and a good first step would be legislation, co-sponsored by m...
Peter Schweizer on the Fran Tarkenton Radio 2Show
December 13th, 2013
Peter Schweizer talks about "Milker Bills.
How Congress robs America blind
October 28th, 2013
Schweitzer’s new book, “Extortion: How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes and Line Their Own Pockets,” should send a chill down the spine of ev...
Hey, Congress, shutdown Leadership PACs
Newspaper calls for end of the fundraising vehicle Congres has turned into slush funds
Allen West Confirms Congressional Duties Fundraising Dues
Former Rep. Allen West confirms the existence of the secret party dues lists that track members' progress in reaching mandated fundraising goals.
Sen. Portman: Restrict Spending by Leadership PACs
October 24th, 2013
The Ohio Senator is calling for reforms to the laws governing Leadership PAC spending
Palin: Schweizer Book a ‘Slap Upside the Head’ to media’s Blindness to D.C. Corruption
Former Alaska Governor says new book is a wake up call to the media who have ignored the culture of corruption in DC
Schweizer: Congress Acts as "Squeegee Men"
April 22, 2013
Author Peter Schweizer says that Congress acts as extortionists by demanding campaign contributions and other perks from businesses through threats an...
Exclusive Documents: Congress Charges Secret Fees for Landing Top Committee Spots
Schweizer reveal's how both parties charge their members "party dues" to land top committee spots.
Peter Schweizer Compares Congress to Professional Wrestling
Congress is like pro-wrestling: it seems contentious, but it's just a collaborative business venture.
Bill to End Leadership PAC Loophole
October 30th, 2013
Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) has introduced a bill to ban personal use of leadership PAC money.
Schweizer on Kudlow
An explosive new book details how Eric Holder is like a "squeegee man", holding a brick in one hand and a campaign donation bucket in the other
Peter Schweizer exposes the ‘extortion’ going on in Washington D.C. and offers some very workable solutions to the problems
November 19th, 2013
Glenn Beck was joing by Peter Schweizer author of Extortion to discuss corruption in Washington D.C.
AEI: Bombshell Investigation Reveals How Washington Works
A new book that argues politicians in Washington manufacture crises and manipulate vote scheduling and other legislative activity as part of a Mafia-l...
Peter Schweizer: An Upright Salute to Government
GAI President and Hoover Fellow talks describes the way Conbress turns campaign donations into personal slush funds
Questions About Politicians' Use of 'Leadership Pacs'
October 22nd, 2013
A new book examines the use of campaign dollars for expenditures at golf courses, wineries and other high end destinations
60 Minutes Investigation Reveals Lavish lifestyles for Congress
Author Peter Schweizer's new book exposes the "Open Secret" in Washington, as 60 Minutes reports.
Schweizer Op-Ed: Politician's Extortion Racket
Peter Schweizer describes how politicians abuse their power and influence to extort money from the businesses and special interests they regulate.
60 Minutes Investigation: Congressional Slush Funds
October 20th, 2013
CBS's 60 Minutes does a joint investigation with the Government Accountability Institute's Peter Schweizer into the way members of Congress use campai...