2020

Media Primary category in which blog post is published

Tillis Pushes Prison Time for Online Streamers

Felony streaming legislation from Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) will be attached to an upcoming "must-pass" omnibus government funding bill.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Voting Reform and Transparency Measure Passed by Alaska Voters Faces Legal Challenge

A secessionist political party and others argue that the open primary system violates their constitutional rights.

Media Primary category in which blog post is published

Pollster Who Says Voters Want a GOP Senate Is Profiting From the Re-Election of Perdue and Loeffler

News outlets covering Mark Penn's finding that voters want at least one of Loeffler or Perdue to be re-elected failed to mention that his digital firm is being paid millions to produce pro-Loeffler and pro-Perdue campaign materials.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Biden’s Inauguration Will Be Mostly Virtual, but He’s Still Raising Millions for It From Corporations and Wealthy Donors

The Presidential Inaugural Committee will allow individual donations up to $500,000 and corporate donations up to $1 million. For what?

DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Lawyer Celebrated as Democracy ‘Hero’ Gutted Campaign Finance Laws

From paving the way for super PACs to helping tech companies dodge disclosure rules, Democratic superlawyer Marc Elias has for years worked to empower Big Money political donors.

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.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

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.