ExxonMobil Top Sponsor at ALEC Annual Meeting

ExxonMobil is listed as a top corporate sponsor of the ALEC meeting, taking place this week in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Black Lives, Blue Lives, and the Fight Over Criminal Justice in America

The RNC and the DNC present very different perspectives on Black Lives Matter and criminal justice reform.

ALEC 2016 Agenda Boosts Charters, Coal, and Other Corporate Funders

Corporate bill mill ALEC will push bills to protect failing charter schools, silence political speech, and more. Preview the ALEC 2016 agenda.

Trump Promises Law and Order for an America He Says Is in Crisis

Donald Trump gave his remarkable acceptance speech in a $60 million GOP fortress surrounded by a thousands of police in full riot gear.

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There is a "sucker punch" aspect of this entire episode, that has been used in the past, that makes it doubly despicable. The now dead open records issue was so completely outrageous and unexpected that it served its intended purpose – to draw attention away from the many other very contentious and controversial aspects of this budget. And that was exactly what Walker and the majority Republicans wanted to happen.

--Jay Heck, Common Cause in Wisconsin

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