Healthcare for millions of Americans is at stake in the latest Affordable Care Act challenge to reach the U.S. Supreme Court.
AOL, the owner of the Huffington Post, became the latest major corporation to announce a decision to cease funding for ALEC.
"Congressman" Grothman is what happens when you combine gerrymandering with right-wing attack dog journalism.
In Richmond, CA, three seats on the City Council were up for election; the city also stood to elect a new mayor. Nothing unusual in this, perhaps, was it not for Chevron's $3.1 million dollar campaign to highjack the elections, which was first revealed by journalism student and former Center for Media and Democracy reporter, Harriet Rowan in the Berkeley publication Richmond Confidential.
The software company SAP America, has quit ALEC, telling CMD that it has made the decision because of the group's position on climate change, opposition to renewable energy, its position on gun safety and its attacks on voter rights.
Minimum wage and paid sick day measures have been gaining momentum in the past year -- but keep an eye out for bills promoted by ALEC designed to crush that momentum and limit local control.
Rex Sinquefield, who has been described as a "new American oligarch," has reported spending almost $9.5 million on Missouri state politics in 2014 alone, bringing Sinquefield's total spending in the state to nearly $41 million since 2006.
A hole in Wisconsin's campaign finance laws opened by federal judge Rudolph Randa in September is being exploited by out-of-state billionaires like Sheldon Adelson.
The Koch-backed American Future Fund is running a series of web-only ads urging Wisconsin stoners not to vote for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke, but instead to support the Libertarian Party candidate, Robert Burke.
Wisconsin AG Candidate Brad Schimel has said he wants to sue the EPA to stop new rules limiting coal fired emissions, citing "federal overreach."