When Mehmet Oz’s Sharecare startup went public last year in a deal valued at $3.9 billion, Koch Industries became its largest institutional investor.
Megadonor Uihlein’s PAC Spends $5 Million in First Quarter
The quarterly filing released Friday for Restoration PAC, the political action committee almost exclusively funded by GOP megadonor Richard Uihlein, shows it brought in $2.6 million and disbursed close to $5 million in the first three months of 2022.
Revealed: The Biggest Voter Suppressor You’ve Never Heard Of
The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation, a major funder of rightwing groups promoting the Big Lie about the 2020 presidential election, is also pushing voter suppression policies in states across the country
Revealed: New Leaders of Council for National Policy Set Extremist Agenda
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
Out-of-State Money Floods Secretary of State Race in Georgia
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.
Once Obscure Secretary of State Races Suddenly Hot
Upcoming races for secretaries of state across the country could determine the outcome of the 2024 presidential election.
Donations Pour in for Trump’s Secretary of State Candidate in Arizona
First campaign reports from Mark Finchem, a Trump-endorsed insurrectionist, showcases the power of Trump’s disinformation campaign and national small-donor network.
Koch Group Canvasses for Schmitt in Crowded GOP Primary for Open Missouri Senate Seat
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.
Insurrectionist Mark Meadows Flies to Atlanta to Help Launch Far-Right State Caucuses
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.
Bari Weiss’ New “Fiercely Independent” University Closely Tied to Right-Wing Koch Network
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.”