From paving the way for super PACs to helping tech companies dodge disclosure rules, Democratic superlawyer Marc Elias has for years worked to empower Big Money political donors.
Scaremongering advertisements in state court races were paid for by shadowy groups whose true funding sources weren’t available to voters.
Student supported by Campus Reform are often fast-tracked to jobs with conservative lawmakers, think tanks or media outlets.
We spoke with Rep. John Larson, the House sponsor of previous versions of the Fair Elections Now Act, about the last time Democrats had a chance to pass campaign finance reform in 2009.
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A Republican-linked nonprofit was the top donor to House Republicans' super PAC, which spent big in a number of swing races that saw the GOP retake seats lost to Democrats in 2018.
Voters approved a measure from state Republicans that reverses redistricting reforms passed on the ballot on 2018 while also making virtually meaningless tweaks to lobbying and campaign finance laws.
A bill introduced by Rep. Chris Jacobs' (R-N.Y.)—his first since joining Congress in July—would shield real estate owners from liability for workplace injuries. Jacobs owns real estate throughout Buffalo worth up to $33 million.
Sara Jacobs' billionaire grandparents have given $3 million to the super PAC now attacking her opponent, Bernie Sanders-endorsed Georgette Gomez.
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Ann Wagner, a senior Republican on the House Financial Services Committee, is in danger of losing a seat in suburban St. Louis, despite millions in bank donations.
Besides being Tillis’ top campaign donor, Blackstone’s CEO has given $20 million to a super PAC attacking Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham.
Oil and gas billionaires, private equity firms, and GOP megadonors are funding ads that aim to keep the Texas Supreme Court entirely in Republican hands as state voting trends shift from red to purple.
The donors include the super PAC arm of Charles Koch's main political nonprofit and the Republican State Leadership Committee.
Anti-Abortion Ad Barrett Signed Is Tied To Group Working To Bring Abortion Cases To the Supreme Court
Federal statute instructs judges to disqualify themselves when they have a personal bias concerning a party.
The campaign behind a ballot measure to reverse Missouri's voter-approved redistricting reforms did not raise money from a single Missouri resident, instead relying on funding from GOP party groups and nondisclosing conservative nonprofits.
It's the same group that promoted hydroxychloroquine to the president in March.
House Armed Services Committee chair Adam Smith (D-Wash.), a top recipient of PAC money from weapons makers, has called some Democrats "extremists" for wanting to reduce the Defense Department's $740.5 billion budget.
Voters in Baltimore County will soon have their say on a ballot measure that would join several other large Maryland counties, as well as the city of Baltimore, in adopting a voluntary public financing program for elections.