In 2021, the U.S. was the 27th least corrupt nation in the world, according to an annual list released by Transparency International. Countries receiving top ranking include Denmark, Finland and New Zealand. The group's score for the U.S. fell from a high in 2015 due to "the persistent attacks against free and fair elections, culminating in a violent assault on the US Capitol, and an increasingly opaque campaign finance system," researchers wrote.
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- CORRUPTION PERCEPTIONS INDEXtransparency.org
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