State Rep. Cindy Abrams proposed a bill on Monday that would make vote-by-mail more difficult and add headaches on Election Day.
Coalition of Pro-Trump Doctors Will Defend the President’s COVID-19 Blunders
Right-wing activists are helping the Trump campaign put together a coalition of doctors that Trump can use to cover for his COVID-19 decisions.
Secretive Right-Wing Nonprofit Plays Role in COVID-19 Organizing
The Council for National Policy, a powerful behind-the-scenes player, has been hosting weekly calls with conservative figures to promote anti-lockdown protests and coordinate policy responses to the coronavirus pandemic.
Foreign-Owned Entertainment Company Lands Federal COVID-19 Loan
Cinedigm, which is owned by a Beijing-based private equity firm, received a $2.2 million Paycheck Protection Program loan in April.
ALEC Leading Right-Wing Campaign to Reopen the Economy Despite COVID-19
Documents obtained by CMD show the extent of the corporate lobby group’s role in pressuring the states to force a rapid reopening of the economy despite strong public resistance and health concerns.
Funding Hate: How Online Merchants and Payment Processors Aid White Nationalists
Amazon, DonorBox, and Stripe are among the well-known companies that are helping white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups sell goods and raise money, increasing the likelihood that more hate crimes inspired by their ideas will occur.
Groups Aligned with Right-Wing Megadonors Are Promoting Coronavirus Protests
FreedomWorks and Convention of States Action, both with Koch network ties, have new initiatives to promote state-based protests against COVID-19 social distancing measures.
Devos-Funded Group Organizes Protest Against Michigan Governor’s Stay-at-Home Order
Right-wing protest in Lansing against Governor Whitmer’s coronavirus-related restrictions draws Confederate flags, swastikas, and chants of “Lock her up!”
Koch Foundation Criticizes Turning Point USA Even as Koch Network Funds the Group
The far-right, Trump-aligned student activist group Turning Point USA is attempting to exploit the coronavirus pandemic to out “radical leftist” professors “corrupting our youth.”
“Identity-Scrubbing” Charities Bankroll Heartland’s Climate Denial
Groups favored by the Koch donor network and the Mercers have pumped more than $10 million into the Heartland Institute, but mainstream donor-advised fund sponsors are financing it too.