It's unclear whether Women for America First, the 'social welfare group' that obtained a permit for the pro-Trump rally that let to a siege on the Capitol, could be held liable.
The influential civil rights group got its start following a wave of brutal white-led violence against Black people in Springfield, Illinois.
A growing number of groups you probably wouldn't think are churches are opting to be treated like churches. And the government isn't stopping them.
A law professor explains political disclosure laws, how donors get around them – and what to do about it.
A political scientist warns that a new lobbying initiative launched by Bill and Melinda Gates could harm US higher education.
The American Israeli Public Action Committee has managed to work with Democrats and Republicans alike. Will that change now that Israel has tacked to the right?
The NRA may fund political candidates but only with cash from U.S. donors. The group could face serious consequences if, as news reports allege, it broke laws and rules.
Embattled Gov. Eric Greitens resigned over allegations tied to political contributions from concealed sources.
A provision in the House's pending tax bill would let religious and secular nonprofits engage in political speech without facing a penalty.
Social welfare groups have become more common – and more controversial – in recent years. Fixing gaps in the oversight of this kind of nonprofit will take bipartisan action.