The long-time director of operations at the Republican Attorneys General Association follows Georgia AG Chris Carr out the exit door as the group’s internal split mirrors the GOP’s civil war over the Trump insurrection.
Officials Use Digital Dodges to Hide Records
Lawmakers and the University of Wisconsin System should not be able to conduct the public’s business through secret channels.
Major Right-Wing Funders Push Supreme Court Case Against Donor Disclosure
Major right-wing funders gave nearly $222 million to 69 organizations that filed amicus briefs supporting Americans for Prosperity Foundation’s fight against disclosing major donors to California regulators.
Right-Wing Groups Unite in Campaign Against Bill to Improve U.S. Democracy
GOP-aligned groups are using ads, activist tool kits, social media posts, statements, and letters to Congress to attack the For the People Act, sometimes with falsehoods about its contents.
CMD President Lisa Graves to Testify Before Senate Judiciary on the Right’s Dark Money Campaign to Capture U.S. Courts
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.”
The GOP’s 2020 Campaign Against People of Color
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.
Right-Wing Groups Coordinate Attacks on Biden Nominees
The groups are running misleading and racist ads against HHS nominee Xavier Becerra and DOJ nominee Vanita Gupta.
New Right-Wing Litigation Center Working to Upend COVID-19 Public Health Restrictions, Fight Unions
American Juris Link, a new right-wing legal center with close ties to the State Policy Network, is actively working to track and support right-wing legal challenges to upend COVID-19 health restrictions, fight workers’ rights to unionize, and coordinate legal strategies and amici.
RAGA Raised $1.6 Million as Republican AGs Challenged Election Results
The Republican Attorneys General Association raised $1.6 million between November 24 and December 31 last year as Republican attorneys general challenged election results, its latest IRS filing discloses.
ALEC’s Numerous Ties to the Capitol Insurrection and “Big Lie”
ALEC’s leaders, legislative members, and alumni played a major role in promoting Trump’s stolen-election disinformation campaign, attempting to overturn the election, and inciting the resulting violent invasion of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Will its corporate backers hold it accountable?