The secretive Council for National Policy laid out its plans for influencing this year’s midterm elections, abolishing abortion rights, defunding the left, limiting China’s influence, and countering “wokeness” at its first meeting of 2022
Former president Trump’s endorsement of insurrectionist Rep. Jody Hice’s campaign to oust Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has opened the floodgates to donations from out-of-state and right-wing megadonors.
Upcoming races for secretaries of state across the country could determine the outcome of the 2024 presidential election.
First campaign reports from Mark Finchem, a Trump-endorsed insurrectionist, showcases the power of Trump’s disinformation campaign and national small-donor network.
Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Action has spent $300,000 for door-to-door canvassing to support Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s U.S. Senate bid, its biggest expenditure yet for the 2022 elections.
Faced with criminal contempt charges in House Jan. 6 probe, former Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows headlines an event tonight to kick off right-wing “anti-establishment” legislative caucuses.
A group of jilted writers, “canceled” professors, and right-wing think tank fellows, some with links to fossil fuel magnate Charles Koch, is planning to start a university dedicated to “truth.”
Spurred by $158 million from one secret donor, DonorsTrust and Donors Capital Fund pumped a record amount of money into right-wing campaigns to remake the Supreme Court, spread election and climate disinformation, and support extremists last year.
While the July 26-28 session was ostensibly led by the dark money group Honest Elections Project, it was organized, hosted, and bankrolled by ALEC, despite repeated claims by its CEO, Lisa Nelson, that the group does not work on voting issues.
A mix of high-powered lawyers, pastors, and corporate leaders funded the Council for National Policy’s 40th Anniversary celebration in May.