The Honest Elections Project helped catapult an extreme legal theory on elections to the Supreme Court.
An opaque conservative group closely linked with Trump legal adviser Leonard Leo donated nearly $2 million to the Republican State Leadership Committee last quarter.
The conservative Supreme Court majority may hand state legislatures unchecked control over federal elections.
The decision in a case brought by Sen. Ted Cruz means candidates with the means to loan their campaigns more than $250,000 can fully repay themselves with contributions raised after they are elected.
Federal statute instructs judges to disqualify themselves when they have a personal bias concerning a party.
Finance executives, industrial magnates, and right-wing megadonors have readied the groups spending tens of millions of dollars on ads to confirm Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, who often rules in line with corporate interests.