A CMD analysis of campaign finance data has found that just 44 individuals, couples, families, or corporations have poured more than $230 million into conservative super PACs in the 2020 cycle, nearly 60 percent of the total amount they raised.
Nonprofit ethics watchdogs American Oversight and the Center for Media and Democracy today submitted a complaint to the Senate Select Committee on Ethics calling for an investigation into Senator Ron Johnson's abuse of his official position as chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.
The Chinese-owned company made its first-ever political donation on June 30 to the Republican Attorneys General Association, followed by a donation to the group's Democratic counterpart.
ALEC joins with other business lobbyists and Senate Republicans to back sweeping immunity for corporations that negligently spread coronavirus to their workers or customers.
As President Trump makes false claims about mail-in ballot fraud, one of his campaign's megadonors has been installed at the helm of a financially ravaged Postal Service that will make or break the 2020 general elections.
Owner of Mountaire Farms, one of the nation’s largest poultry processors with multiple COVID-19 outbreaks, gives millions to American for Prosperity’s PAC, which is advocating for state and federal legislation to protect employers with workplace coronavirus cases.
The American Legislative Exchange Council holds its Annual Meeting virtually over the next two weeks after its original location, Florida, became the new epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
The corporate lobby group has reentered the culture wars by siding with Trump on race issues eight years after retreating because of public backlash against its "Stand Your Ground" and voter ID bills.
The Milwaukee-based foundation funded many of the groups behind the right-wing campaign against coronavirus public safety measures and made specific grants to support rapid reopening efforts. Since then, COVID-19 cases have soared across the U.S. and in Wisconsin.
A number of Koch-linked nonprofits that advocated against federal aid to states and cities facing crushing coronavirus budget deficits received up to $5.4 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program loans; additional anti-government spending groups took millions more.