NYC Councilmember Carlos Menchaca speaks in favor of an #AbolishICE Resolution, prompted by a Sludge investigation, before it passes the NYC Council.(Video screen grab from NYC Council Legistar site, stated meeting, Sept. 12, 2018.)

Sludge in the news

Selected press, noteworthy links, Tweets and other social media mentions of Sludge's reporting. Documenting our investigative journalism's impacts on the landscape of money in politics.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Pro-Trump Super PAC Spends Millions on Anti-Socialism Ad, Hides Donors

A super PAC that supported Trump in 2016 is back on the airwaves with an ad warning of a ‘radical left’ that will transform America into a socialist nation.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Conservative Attack Groups Are Outspending Democrats in Key Races

Democrats may have more enthusiasm heading into the midterms, but Republicans have big outside attack money on their side.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Koch and Adelson Come to the Rescue of Trump Devotee Ron DeSantis in Florida

Two of the biggest Republican megadonor families have donated millions to save Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis.