Several Republican candidates jockeying to take on Trump in next year’s presidential primary have seized on the Right’s culture wars and defense of big oil. And they’re not alone.
Deluge of Dark Money Expected as Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Moves Toward Runoff
On Tuesday, Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Janet Protasiewicz and former Justice Daniel Kelly advanced in the primary race for the Wisconsin Supreme Court in the most closely watched election of 2023.
Super PAC Ads Unleashed in Wisconsin Supreme Court Race Before Heated Primary
Super PACs are jumping into the Wisconsin state Supreme Court race. This week a total of $1.64 million was disclosed to the Wisconsin Ethics Commission for TV and radio ads by outside groups. This is on top of $1.7 million spent by the four contestants.
Group Linked to Anti-Abortion Activist Leonard Leo Was Top Funder of Republican AG Campaigns in 2022
A group tied to the influential anti-abortion activist Leonard Leo gave $3 million to the Republican Attorneys General Association in the fourth quarter, making it the largest contributor to the organization in 2022.
Contributions Now Pouring in for High-Stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court Race
Big money has started flowing into a pivotal Supreme Court race in Wisconsin, as reports filed yesterday with the Wisconsin Ethics Commission indicate.
Right-Wing Bradley Foundation and Bradley-Funded Groups Paid Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Kelly in 2022
Right-wing Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate Daniel Kelly received compensation from the Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation and Bradley-funded organizations in 2022.
Weighing a Rematch Against Manchin, West Virginia AG Derides ESG Wokeness
West Virginia’s Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R), a leading critic of investing that incorporates environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, is considering a U.S. Senate rematch against incumbent Senator Joe Manchin (D) in 2024.
Koch Group Fails to Stop Medicaid Expansion Amendment in South Dakota
Americans for Prosperity, the right-wing astroturf operation backed by billionaire Charles Koch, suffered a defeat in South Dakota on Tuesday when 56% of voters approved a constitutional amendment to expand the state’s Medicaid program.
New Documents Show ALEC Targeting School Board and Other Local Races
Recent documents acquired by the Center for Media and Democracy reveal a new initiative targeting local politicians–especially school board candidates–with right-wing messaging, policies, and financial resources.
RAGA Discloses $3.7 Million in Third-Quarter Revenue with the General Election Just Weeks Away
The pay-to-play group Republican Attorneys General Association brought in $3.7 million in revenue between July and September, according to an Internal Revenue Service filing submitted this week.