Republican State Leadership Committee ad in the 2020 Wisconsin Supreme Court electionKantar Media via the Brennan Center for Justice

Dark Money Attacks Judges for Being ‘Soft on Crime’

Scaremongering advertisements in state court races were paid for by shadowy groups whose true funding sources weren’t available to voters.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published
Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Tax Chairman Neal Takes Checks From the Worst Corporate Tax Dodgers

Neal's Q1 FEC report shows donations from PACs of companies with tax rates as low as -34% last year.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Chevron’s Ads Make Green Groups See Red

Chevron’s warm and fuzzy ads tout “the passion to be awed by nature” and the company’s pledge to meet people’s needs in “ever cleaner ways.” Environmental groups call the pitches greenwashing.

Brick House Cooperative Primary category in which blog post is published

Companies Signing Voting Rights Statement Are Members of Anti-HR 1 Lobbying Group

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned U.S. senators against voting for the Democrats’ election reform bill.