Votes are counted by staff at the Maricopa County Elections Department office on November 5, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Courtney Pedroza / Getty Images

Koch-Funded Group Seeks to Overturn Voter-Approved Tax on Arizona’s Wealthiest 1%

The right-wing Goldwater Institute has filed a lawsuit to overturn Proposition 208, passed by Arizona voters to help fund public education after years of budget cuts.

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Corporate America Rewards Trump Enablers With Cushy Jobs

Trump staffers are worried that the insurrection might hurt their career opportunities, but many of their former colleagues had no trouble finding nice jobs in the political influence industry.

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Companies Pause PACs While Fighting Democracy Reforms

Many of the companies that grabbed headlines by suspending their PAC donations after the assault on the Capitol Building are members of industry groups that oppose ethics and campaign finance reforms.

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Revealing Money and Power Networks in North Carolina Campaigns

A spatial analysis of campaign finance data reveals a 2020 statehouse landscape awash in cash as Democrats tried new efforts to win seats ahead of redistricting.