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Extortion in the News

November 12, 2013

Criminology professor Mike Adams explains how Washington politicians use political extortion to gain power and wealth. 

October 31st, 2013

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md) files bill to ban use of Leadership PAC money after 60 Minutes Exposé

October 21st, 2013

Members of Congress are routinely using campaign committees as a personal “slush fund,” according to a detailed report by “60 Minutes.”

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...

December 13th, 2013

Peter Schweizer talks about "Milker Bills.

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...

October 21st, 2013

Newspaper calls for end of the fundraising vehicle Congres has turned into slush funds

October 23rd, 2013

Former Rep. Allen West confirms the existence of the secret party dues lists that track members' progress in reaching mandated fundraising goals.

October 24th, 2013

The Ohio Senator is calling for reforms to the laws governing Leadership PAC spending

October 23rd, 2013

Former Alaska Governor says new book is a wake up call to the media who have ignored the culture of corruption in DC

April 22, 2013

Author Peter Schweizer says that Congress acts as extortionists by demanding campaign contributions and other perks from businesses through threats an...

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October 21st, 2013

Schweizer reveal's how both parties charge their members "party dues" to land top committee spots.


October 21st, 2013

Congress is like pro-wrestling: it seems contentious, but it's just a collaborative business venture.

October 30th, 2013

Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD) has introduced a bill to ban personal use of leadership PAC money.

October 23rd, 2013

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

November 19th, 2013

Glenn Beck was joing by Peter Schweizer author of Extortion to discuss corruption in Washington D.C. 


A new book that argues politicians in Washington manufacture crises and manipulate vote scheduling and other legislative activity as part of a Mafia-l...

October 23rd, 2013

GAI President and Hoover Fellow talks describes the way Conbress turns campaign donations into personal slush funds

October 22nd, 2013

A new book examines the use of campaign dollars for expenditures at golf courses, wineries and other high end destinations

October 21st, 2013

Author Peter Schweizer's new book exposes the "Open Secret" in Washington, as 60 Minutes reports.

October 22nd, 2013

Peter Schweizer describes how politicians abuse their power and influence to extort money from the businesses and special interests they regulate.

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...

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