The Center for Media and Democracy filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service in federal court on Thursday, December 4, 2020, for illegally withholding tax documents for five right-wing funders.
For the first time, DonorsTrust donated to explicitly white nationalist groups—and its contribution to VDARE tripled the group’s annual revenue.
The election on November 3 revealed splits between business leaders, with two of the nation’s largest spending political groups squaring off on congressional contests.
After canceling its plans for an in-person meeting, ALEC opened its annual policy summit online yesterday to consider a wide variety of measures to limit governors’ power to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, stop a bailout for hard-hit states, and lock in a nine-member Supreme Court, provide trainings to help its overwhelmingly Republican members run better campaigns.
The preferred funding conduits of the Koch political donor network gave out $165 million in grants in 2019, $90 million of which went to right-wing think tanks, advocacy groups, litigation centers, media outlets, extremists, and climate deniers.
The Center for Media and Democracy filed suit in Ohio’s Court of Appeals today against Ohio Attorney General David Yost for his office’s refusal to hand over records concerning Yost’s work with two powerful and partisan influence groups, the Republican Attorneys General Association, and its sister organization, the Rule of Law Defense Fund, in violation of the Ohio Public Records Act.
More than 1,200 lawyers across the country take a stand against the Trump campaign’s dangerous attempt to disenfranchise millions and call for the lawyers making false claims in court to be held accountable.
IRS filings obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy show that the Charles Koch Foundation gave $141 million to universities and colleges, right-wing organizations, and other causes in 2019.
While House Democrats took a hit in the 2020 elections, voters in several states favored progressive policies.
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.