Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tag: dark money

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.

As Citizens United turns 10, we need candidates who will fight...

Thanks to a class of reformers elected in 2018, we’ve already begun that process.

Citing dark money fears, coalition raises alarm over ‘zombie’ FEC during...

“It is beyond belief that in this presidential year of enormous consequence, the nation’s campaign finance enforcement agency is defunct.”

Trump judicial adviser’s ‘dark money’ network hides Supreme Court spending

Judicial Crisis Network, a “dark money” group, operates as the preeminent vehicle for deep-pocketed donors to funnel millions of dollars to support or oppose judicial nominees in Supreme Court confirmation fights.

19 things we learned about money in politics in 2019

The year in campaign finance had highs and lows (mostly lows).

Senate hearing calls out the influence of dark money in blocking...

Until the U.S. political system changes and limits the amount of money, and its corresponding power, in politics, the deck will remain stacked in favor of the fossil fuel industry when it comes to Congressional action on climate.

To critics who say climate action is ‘too expensive,’ Greta Thunberg...

During an event in New York City Monday night with author and environmentalist Naomi Klein, 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg had a simple message...

New ‘dark money’ group devotes multi-million dollar budget to ads helping...

A new “dark money” group funded by secret donors plans to spend almost all of its $10.4 million budget on ads helping...

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