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Judges Deciding Michigan Redistricting Measure Rake in Campaign Contributions from Opposition-Linked Groups

The justices on Michigan's Supreme Court that will decide the fate of a proposal to create an independent redistricting commission have received $336,000 from people and groups affiliated with the opposition.

Michigan Primary category in which blog post is published
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A Christian Nationalist Group Is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislatures

Seemingly disparate anti-LGBTQ, anti-choice bills can all be traced to Project Blitz, an elaborate legal strategy devised by a coalition of Christian Right groups.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Buttigieg’s Antitrust Adviser is a Wells Fargo Attorney

The campaign has also had advisers sign non-disclosure agreements, and in at least one case attempted to lock someone up with a non-compete agreement.

Revolving Door Primary category in which blog post is published

WeWork’s Revolving-Door Games Called Into Question

Progressive groups highlight how the embattled company hired former senior SEC officials to represent its interests at the SEC.