Michigan Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer addresses the 37th United Auto Workers Constitutional Convention June 14, 2018 at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Shady Donations Leave Voters in the Dark as Michigan Governor’s Primary Approaches

In the Aug. 7 primary, three contenders will vie for the Democratic nomination. But murky pass-through donations and unaccounted-for money still loom, leaving voters without critical information days before the election.

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Drug Lobby Revenues Skyrocket During Covid Pandemic

Lobbying giant PhRMA reported revenues of more than $600 million in 2021, a new record for the group.

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Trump-Backed MAGA Hub Growing Rapidly, Tax Docs Reveal

The Conservative Partnership Institute, whose leaders include former Trump lawyer Cleta Mitchell, saw its funding balloon with more than $45 million in donations last year as it spread disinformation about widespread voter fraud.

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REVEALED: Oil Industry Lobbying Group Funded ‘Dark Money’ Ad Campaign for Conservative Democrats

The American Petroleum Institute's latest tax filing reveals payments to an opaque group that has spent millions on ads promoting Henry Cuellar, Kyrsten Sinema, and other conservative Democrats.