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Need Help Preparing for the Midterms? These Resources and Questions Will Help You

October 10, 2018

The midterms are almost upon us- be prepared with these resources!

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A Critical Republican District in Iowa Could Turn Blue, but There’s a Catch | Reverb TV

October 10, 2018

Iowa is facing pressure from populist activists to swing blue, but it requires a lot more than anti-Trump rhetoric.

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How Deep Does the Dark Money Well Run? Midterm Spending is Already Over $20 Million

October 10, 2018

Dark money is desperately being pumped into elections across the country in time for the midterms.

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REPORT: Shadowy Koch-funded Benefactor Spotted at Gorsuch Swear-in Ceremony

April 11, 2017

Gorsuch had plenty of support, but we don’t know who some of these people are When Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court Monday morning, one of his biggest benefactors was there: Carrie Severino, chief council and policy director of the…

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EXPOSED: Trump Selling Out America! Pro Trump PAC Promising ‘Influence’ To Foreign Donors [Video]

October 25, 2016

Blistering expose’ Reveals Pro Trump PAC foreign Donation scandal n a blistering piece of investigative reporting, The Telegraph exposed a Pro Trump PAC conspiring to cover up a $2 million donation from a fictitious Chinese donor.  In it’s article posted…

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The Dark Money Scalia Legalized Was Just Used To Name A Law School After Him

April 4, 2016

George Mason University Sells Its Soul For $30 Million When I was a canvasser raising money for Children’s International, I told people they could lift a child out of poverty for just pennies a day. What a waste of time…

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Warren Declares War Against Dark Money, Lashes Out At Hypocrites From Both Parties (VIDEO)

January 22, 2016

Elizabeth Warren lambasts Citizens United, jabs at presidential candidates who take dark money On the sixth anniversary of Citizens United v. FEC, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren (D) took to the Senate floor to give a scathing speech on the Supreme Court’s…

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Democrats Urge Obama To Shine Light On Gov’t Contractors’ Dark Money (VIDEO)

November 13, 2015

Across our nation, both liberals and conservatives want big money out of politics and a fairer deal for the little guy. But guess what? A handful of billionaires have already spent $4.88 million in “dark money” on the 2016 election…

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An Alleged Hillary Shill Talks About Being Paid To Smear Bernie Sanders

November 6, 2015

Update, 4/23/2016: On April 22, my colleague Nathaniel Downes reported David Brock’s Correct the Record SuperPAC is paying $1 million to an “online taskforce” of paid internet commenters called Barrier Breakers 2016. As reported by The Daily Beast, FEC loopholes mean Brock’s PAC can…

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Rove Magically Achieves Tax Exemption For His Dark Money

June 7, 2015

“Turd Blossom,” aka Karl Rove, has reportedly achieved even greater room to maneuver in his already dominant political money-laundering operation. His massive dark money group, Crossroads GPS, applied for tax exempt status in 2010, and has been waiting ever since.…

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