Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Tag: dark money

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.

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.”

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Racist County Commissioner arrested for breaching US Capitol

"And I will embrace my Second Amendment, I will keep my right to bear arms, my vehicle is an extension of my home in regard to the constitution law, and I have a right to have those firearms in my car.”

Trump has removed the heart and soul of the Republican Party. The GOP is...

Most of them feel that the party cannot be reformed but that a new party must be created with new ideas, a new agenda, and new directions.

Washington denies permits for massive fracked gas-to-methanol refinery

“Today’s science-based decision helps ensure Washington’s promise of a livable planet for generations to come.”

Biden expected to cancel Keystone XL pipeline on day one of presidency

“This decision to halt the Keystone XL pipeline on day one in office sets a precedent that all permitting decisions must pass a climate test and respect Indigenous rights.”