Hint: Koch Industries is one of their biggest customers
CMD uncovers that Faisal Khan's Project Six is funded almost totally by the Illinois Policy Institute.
The Capital Research Center (CRC), a right-wing opposition research group with deep ties to PR spin doctor Richard Berman and bankrolled by the $800 million Bradley Foundation, launched an “Encyclopedia of the Left” inspired by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD)’s Sourcewatch.org this month called Influence Watch.
The Koch brothers have been on a tear, demanding the roll back of occupational licensing in states, claiming that "government overreach" is creating "barriers to opportunity" for average Americans.
New research by CMD shows private equity political spending soared to almost $100 million in 2016 election cycle.
The Koch Brothers talk a good game against “corporate welfare," but have received some $363 million in taxpayer subsidies.
Fourteen of the pay-to-play group's biggest corporate funders are among the 100 worst federal violators since 2000.
Though ALEC has an uneasy relationship with President Trump, they haven't hesitated in adopting his "drain the swamp" rhetoric when extolling their plans to amend the federal constitution, repeal workers' rights or gut social safety net programs.
Legal questions are raised by the Wisconsin Attorney General’s activities.
The Koch brothers and Paul Ryan are celebrating Priebus' selection as White House Chief of Staff.