Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse draws on CMD research to connect the dots between the dark money forces hand-picking Trump’s Supreme Court nominees and those spending millions to bankroll right-wing, pro-corporate amicus briefs in scores of important Supreme Court cases.
Lisa Graves, board president of CMD, called for DeJoy’s removal due to his conflicts of interest and alleged campaign finance violations at a House Oversight subcommittee hearing on Monday.
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.
In New York DA case, Court reaffirms important principle that president is not above the law, but the Court nonetheless may have given president Trump de facto win in congressional subpoena case.
GOP-aligned redistricting group failed to disclose $225,000 channeled through DonorsTrust, the conduit of choice for the Koch political donors network.
A group with ties to the fossil fuel industry plans to use Facebook’s op-ed loophole to spread climate misinformation.
“Throwing out preclearance when it has worked and is continuing to work to stop discriminatory changes is like throwing away your umbrella in a rainstorm because you are not getting wet.” Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Shelby County v. Holder (2013).
Federal lawmakers are petitioning the Supreme Court to review a lawsuit challenging SpeechNow.org v. Federal Election Commission, the 2010 appeals court ruling that created super PACs
There have been more than 320 reports of journalists being harassed, arrested, assaulted, and hurt during the nationwide protests against police violence and racial inequality that have erupted since George Floyd’s murder.
Today, we at the Center for Media and Democracy mourn the murder of George Floyd at the knee of the state.