A number of prominent members of the right-wing Council for National Policy published a letter demanding that state lawmakers throw out 26 million votes in swing states that Joe Biden won.
Coming Up Short in Hunt for Voter Fraud, Desperate Republicans Try to Pay For Evidence
After more than a week of frivolous lawsuits attempting to disenfranchise voters, some right-wing groups and an elected official are trying something else: offering cash for evidence of fraud.
Operatives tied to Council for National Policy Organizing Protests Alleging Voter Fraud
#StoptheSteal protests planned for every state capitol tomorrow, while FreedomWorks organizes “Protect the Vote” rallies in five states today.
Senator Whitehouse Calls Out Dark-Money Networks Behind Amy Coney Barrett’s SCOTUS Nomination
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.
Snapshot of Secret Funding of Amicus Briefs Tied to Leonard Leo–Federalist Society Leader, Promoter of Amy Barrett
A new review of grant documents, first published on the dark web, provides a snapshot of how groups tied to Leonard Leo–the man who put Amy Barrett on President Trump’s list for the Supreme Court–have been secretly funded to file briefs with the Supreme Court to overturn U.S. laws, including the Affordable Care Act.
More Than 100 Funders of State Policy Network Revealed
Five right-wing funders provided 83 percent of the traceable cash between 2014-2019 for the group’s efforts to crush public employee unions, question climate science, undermine the Affordable Care Act, and privatize schools.
An All-Out Assault: GOP-Aligned Groups Attack Voting Rights From All Angles
The Republican Party and numerous allied groups are taking an “all-of-the-above” approach to restrict voting as much as they possibly can in this year’s November elections.
Right-Wing Groups Push Fraud Narrative to Undermine COVID-19 Vote-by-Mail Measures
Right-wing opponents to vote-by-mail and other reforms that would expand voter participation have been busy this summer trying to whip up opposition to the states’ attempts to accommodate voters during the pandemic and undermine public confidence in mail-in ballots.
Bradley Foundation Bankrolled Right-Wing Reopen Effort Despite Rising Coronavirus Cases
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.
U.S. Election Assistance Commissioners Join Voter Suppression Group to Discourage Mail-In Voting
The Republican commissioners appeared on a podcast made by True the Vote, a right-wing group that promotes voter roll purges, voter ID laws, and using retired military and police officers as poll watchers in minority precincts.