Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: Super PACs

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.

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

Koch Industries leads corporate contributions.

Wall Street donor influence shows unprecedented growth 10 years after Citizens...

After a candidate is elected, mega-donors look to influence public policy, which occurs fairly regularly in politics

In step toward ending dark-money elections, court to review case that...

"For nearly a decade, the SpeechNow ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has allowed big money donors to evade federal campaign contribution limits and corrupt even further our political process."

Inside Donald Trump’s army of super PACs and MAGA nonprofits

Trump’s army of organized support has expanded since then, with a dozen or so major nonprofits and super PACs pushing his policy platform and priming the public for Trump’s 2020 re-election campaign.

Warren shuts down her joint fundraising PAC, urges 2020 Democratic presidential...

"I just mean that people should not be self-funding and they should not be funded from PACs from other billionaires. Get out there, trust your message."

Blue wave of money propels 2018 election to record-breaking $5.2 billion...

The high levels of partial disclosure suggest that dark money is not disappearing.

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.

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.

Turning churches into super PACs

A bogus campaign for "religious freedom" could create unholy temples of dark money.

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The (flawed) case against Julian Assange

The many mainstream journalists cheering on his extradition may come to regret in the future when the American government comes for them or their sources.

WikiLeaks’ October Surprise Explains Why Assange Was Just Silenced

Each of these stunning disclosures gives Wikileaks and Julian Assange sufficient concern to consider himself a marked man.

A new Supreme Court nominee before the election may spark a crisis of legitimacy

If the institutions of government are deemed illegitimate, preserving democracy may well be left to the people demanding justice.

We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.