Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: dark money

The hidden money funding the midterms

Strategies that let super PACs delay revealing their donors until after the election are gaining popularity among both Democrats and Republicans.

Ad wars escalate ahead of 2018 midterm elections

Almost all of the spending by outside groups backing Democrats in Senate races since Labor Day has come from “dark money” sources.

America First Policies, the nonprofit run by Trump strategists, spends millions...

The social welfare group has spent millions of dollars to promote President Trump’s SCOTUS nominees and his proposals to roll back immigration, taxes, and healthcare.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, August 6, 2018

The NRA faces a financial crisis, all the Trump Tower meeting drama, federal judge issues game-changing decision on dark money, and more.

IRS changes rules to critical disclosure requirements

"We need more transparency in our campaigns, not less."

Who’s buying our elections? Inside the shadowy world of ‘Dark Money’

Salon talks to director Kimberly Reed about her new documentary.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Sanders rips Trump on Helsinki remarks, Mueller seeks immunity for 5 mystery witnesses, net neutrality defenders declare a win, and more.

Democrats reintroduce DISCLOSE Act to combat dark money ‘poison’

It will restore public faith in our government. It will mark a major step towards fixing what's broken in Washington."

Study: Most Americans want to kill ‘Citizens United’ with constitutional amendment

Both Republican and Democratic voters want to amend the Constitution to limit big money’s role in politics.

A quiet conspiracy of billionaires

For decades, the Koch brothers have led a secret coup for the billionaire class.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Murder before the fall? The disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi puts a target on Saudi...

While the position that the United States and its allies take will be important, especially if they impose sanctions, the case is perhaps more interesting for what it says about the region’s growing rivalries.
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Three easy fixes to Social Security and Medicare that Republicans don’t want you to...

Instead of shutting immigrants out, allowing more immigrants into the country will help secure the future of Social Security and Medicare.

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