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Articles By Donald Shaw

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Wall Street Ally Next In Line to Lead Committee Overseeing Derivatives

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) has been a reliable cosponsor for Republican bills to deregulate derivatives markets.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Biden to Tap Fossil Fuel-Friendly Rep for White House Job

Top Democratic oil and gas PAC money recipient Rep. Cedric Richmond will be hired for an advisory role, according to reports.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Democratic Super PACs Are Getting Wildly Outspent by GOP Groups in Georgia Senate Runoffs

Republican Party-aligned outside groups have spent $2.5 million since Election Day to support Loeffler and Perdue. Democratic groups have yet to report spending a penny.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Here’s How Much Dark and Gray Money Was Spent on Congressional Races

Use these interactive maps to see how much money dark and gray money groups spent on congressional races in your state.

Gerrymandering Primary category in which blog post is published

With Deceptive Measure, Missouri GOP Wins Back Power to Gerrymander

Voters approved a measure from state Republicans that reverses redistricting reforms passed on the ballot on 2018 while also making virtually meaningless tweaks to lobbying and campaign finance laws.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Qualcomm Billionaires Launch Last Minute Attack on Granddaughter’s Progressive Opponent

Sara Jacobs' billionaire grandparents have given $3 million to the super PAC now attacking her opponent, Bernie Sanders-endorsed Georgette Gomez.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Tillis Pushed Deregulation That Helps His Top Donor, Blackstone Group, Bilk Small Investors

Besides being Tillis’ top campaign donor, Blackstone’s CEO has given $20 million to a super PAC attacking Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Campaign Against ‘Dark Money’ Disclosure in Alaska Keeps Hiding Its Donors

The donors include the super PAC arm of Charles Koch's main political nonprofit and the Republican State Leadership Committee.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

The ‘Dark Money’ Behind a Pro-Gerrymandering Measure in Missouri

The campaign behind a ballot measure to reverse Missouri's voter-approved redistricting reforms did not raise money from a single Missouri resident, instead relying on funding from GOP party groups and nondisclosing conservative nonprofits.