Friday, September 24, 2021

Tag: dark money

Targeting dark money attacking democracy, watchdog files FEC complaint against 23...

"The vast scope of this illegal concealment should prompt swift investigation and a firm crackdown by the FEC."

FEC sued for not cracking down on dark money group that...

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.”

Dark money & Barrett nomination: The link between big polluters &...

“My experience around politics is that when you find hypocrisy in the daylight, look for power in the shadows.”

A win against dark money eight years in the making

This shuts down a big avenue for dark money just in time for the 2020 federal elections.

How big money corrupts our politics (and how to fix it)

Corporate money is dominating our democracy. So how do we get rid of it?

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends...

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.

We believe this “dark money” group illegally spent nearly $5 million...

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.

Do media really care about money in politics?

But a deeper look at media coverage suggests that media’s concern with money in politics rarely extends beyond the catchy headline.

Wealthy donors and fossil fuel interests pump millions into Super PACs...

Koch Industries leads corporate contributions.

Exposé shows rise of Heartland Institute’s climate denial efforts overseas, using...

A German sting shines more light on Heartland Institute's tactics.

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