Tag: dark money
"The vast scope of this illegal concealment should prompt swift investigation and a firm crackdown by the FEC."
Erin Chlopak of the Campaign Legal Center said that this “is yet another example of the agency’s dysfunction and its disregard for the campaign finance laws it was designed to oversee.”
“My experience around politics is that when you find hypocrisy in the daylight, look for power in the shadows.”
This shuts down a big avenue for dark money just in time for the 2020 federal elections.
Corporate money is dominating our democracy. So how do we get rid of it?
By choosing to keep their donors secret, these groups leave voters in the dark as to exactly who is funding their political activities. And the IRS won't know either.
And because voters have a right to know the truth, the Campaign Legal Center where I work has filed an official FEC complaint against the secretive Big Tent Project.
Koch Industries leads corporate contributions.
A German sting shines more light on Heartland Institute's tactics.