Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks to members of the press after a weekly Senate Democratic policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol, October 5, 2021.Alex Wong / Getty Images

Democrats’ Public Financing Proposal Could Give Small Donors More Influence

Public campaign financing programs in states and cities across the country have grown in use by candidates and have been strengthened by voters in recent years.

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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.

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With Abortion Access at Stake, These Companies Donated to Anti-Choice Georgia Republican AG Chris Carr

Carr squeaked out a re-election win over a Democratic rival who pledged that she would not enforce Georgia's "heartbeat law" abortion ban.