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Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 04, 2014

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.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on November 03, 2014

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.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on October 11, 2014

Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen's refusal to defend the GAB could have grave implications for openness in the state.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on October 01, 2014

Walker has vowed to call the legislature back into session to pass a new voter ID law if courts don't uphold the measure.

Posted by Rebekah Wilce on September 30, 2014

News Corp., Occidental Petroleum, International Paper, and Overstock.com are the latest corporations to cut ties with ALEC.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on September 25, 2014

A federal appellate court has shut down Judge Rudolph Randa's decision halting the criminal probe into Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and allied groups.

Posted by Brendan Fischer on September 23, 2014

Just one day after Google announced it was cutting ties with the ALEC, Facebook announced that they are "not likely" to renew their ALEC membership next year.

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