Dark Money

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Tens of Millions in Mystery Money Funded Final Weeks of Midterm Ads

In the final three weeks before Election Day, super PACs spent nearly $90 million on political ads without disclosing who funded them.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Dirty Trick’: GOP Super PAC Boosts Green Party Candidate in Tight NY-19 Race

Two recent funders of a super PAC backing candidate Steve Greenfield are the brother of the New York Republican Party chairman and a Texas GOP congressman.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

With Control of Congress on the Line, Outside Spending Increases in New York Congressional Races

Outside spending on the state’s congressional races increased 20 percent between 2016 and 2018, according to Sludge’s analysis.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Koch Brothers’ New Super PAC Spends $4 Million on Midterms Without Disclosing Donors

A new independent spending group tied to the billionaire Koch brothers has already spent millions of dollars on election ads but won’t reveal its funders until later this month.

Dark Money Primary category in which blog post is published

Former Dark Money Lobbyist Who Guided Kavanaugh Will Provide Critical Confirmation Vote

Watchdog groups call on Sen. Jon Kyl to recuse himself after recent work as a lobbyist for the Judicial Crisis Network and serving as Kavanaugh's 'sherpa' through the confirmation process.

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

“Dark Money” Movie Can’t Stop Following The Money

"Dark Money", a documentary about shadowy election spending in Montana and transparency in campaign finance, is available online through October 31st on the POV Docs website.

Dark Money Donors to be Revealed as SCOTUS Rejects Rove Group’s Stay Request

Group that make more than $250 in independent expenditures to influence elections must now publicly disclose donors who give more than $200.