Four donor-advised funds, which create accounts for individuals to anonymously give money to nonprofits, are financing more than 30 anti-Muslim, anti-LGBT, and other hate groups.
In the final three weeks before Election Day, super PACs spent nearly $90 million on political ads without disclosing who funded them.
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.
Outside spending on the state’s congressional races increased 20 percent between 2016 and 2018, according to Sludge’s analysis.
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.
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.
"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.
Group that make more than $250 in independent expenditures to influence elections must now publicly disclose donors who give more than $200.