The Cedar Point Nursery case could have sweeping implications for business property rights, which explains why the right-wing Pacific Legal Foundation has taken the case and numerous other legal centers and think tanks financed by many of the same pro-corporate billionaires have weighed in.
While Trump and other Republicans attacked the 1619 Project in 2020 campaigns, right-wing think tanks and policy groups backed them up. Now GOP state lawmakers want to ban schools from teaching it.
GOP Sen. Dan Sullivan has up to $5 million invested in a family business that makes petroleum-derived products, some of which it sells to the fossil fuels industry.
The Center for Media and Democracy’s president, Lisa Graves, will testify before the U.S. Senate Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Federal Courts at 3:00 p.m. ET on March 10, 2021 in a hearing titled, “What’s Wrong with the Supreme Court: The Big-Money Assault on Our Judiciary.”
A coalition of conservative groups funded by private foundations and donor-advised funds is denouncing a plan to make those foundations and funds pay out more of their endowments to charity.
Sens. John Barrasso and Cindy Hyde-Smith cited a study commissioned by the biggest oil and gas trade association in the U.S. as evidence for their criticisms of Deb Haaland, Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of the Interior, during a confirmation hearing last week.
Members of the influential Council for National Policy and the American Legislative Exchange Council’s secretive elections working group doubled down on the same voter fraud fabrications that inspired the deadly Capitol insurrection.
While right-wing Americans were committing acts of terror, plotting to kidnap Democratic governors, and getting ready for a deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the GOP and aligned groups were working overtime to portray racial justice protesters as anti-American terrorists to scare the pants off of voters.
The congresswoman has faced hostile questioning from senators during her confirmation for interior secretary. Some of them are personally invested in fossil fuels.
Anti-union forces are on the offensive again in the states, but are playing defense this year at the federal level.