Griffin’s record-breaking $45M contribution to Illinois gubernatorial candidate Richard Irvin bumps him into first place for GOP megadonors this election cycle.
When Mehmet Oz’s Sharecare startup went public last year in a deal valued at $3.9 billion, Koch Industries became its largest institutional investor.
Despite having no prosecutorial experience, a former rightwing state legislator has raised more campaign cash than both a county district attorney and a private practice lawyer competing in the Wisconsin Republican primary for attorney general.
The National Victory Action Fund, a little-known super PAC that has received most of its current election cycle contributions from a dark money group, has disclosed spending $100,000 for digital ads in support of Ron Johnson, the Republican senior senator from Wisconsin now seeking reelection.
Former president Trump’s endorsement of insurrectionist Rep. Jody Hice’s campaign to oust Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has opened the floodgates to donations from out-of-state and right-wing megadonors.
Upcoming races for secretaries of state across the country could determine the outcome of the 2024 presidential election.
The American Legislative Exchange Council is promoting new model legislation designed to limit awards by juries in injury lawsuits.
Faced with strong public support for a Medicaid expansion ballot measure, Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity is backing an end-run to require a supermajority for passage and trying to change the debate to focus on taxes.
The CEO of Mountaire Farms, which paid out more than $200 million for environmental damages and remediation last year, is the second biggest donor to Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Action.
Right-wing megadonors Richard and Elizabeth Uihlein have given $12 million to super PACs during the current election cycle.