September 27, 2012 -
The Democratic-controlled Wake County School Board fires a superintendent hired by Republicans bent on ending a successful desegregation policy -- but the move may have put the system's funding in political peril.
January 23, 2012 -
The two-year anniversary of Citizens United -- and Stephen Colbert's SuperPAC -- have pushed the issue of money in politics into center stage. The question now: How best to reign in Big Money's big influence?
October 11, 2011 -
Both comedian Stephen Colbert -- who's pretending to support a fake candidate, Rick Parry -- and supporters of the real Rick Perry have started nonprofit groups that can channel unlimited donations to super PACs with minimal disclosure.