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A screen shot from Future45's anti-socialism ad.Future45/YouTube

Surprise! Anti-Socialism Ad Funded by Three Billionaire Families

A new campaign finance report shows that three conservative billionaire families are the only donors to a committee that’s running ads attacking socialism.

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Hedge Fund Billionaires Power New Democratic Super PAC

The group's top donor has a history of backing Republicans.

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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.

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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.