The billionaire family of Education Sec. Betsy DeVos funded a political group that helped organize anti-lockdown protests, and Trump and other GOP figures stirred the pot by claiming Gov. Whitmer is a tyrant.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse draws on CMD research to connect the dots between the dark money forces hand-picking Trump’s Supreme Court nominees and those spending millions to bankroll right-wing, pro-corporate amicus briefs in scores of important Supreme Court cases.
The New Civil Liberties Alliance, a nonprofit heavily funded by the Charles Koch Foundation, succeeded in getting the Trump administration to greenlight eviction proceedings despite its eviction moratorium.
Koch’s Americans for Prosperity Action is spending millions on TV and digital ads that claim vulnerable GOP senators are fighting for better health care. Their records indicate otherwise.
AFP Action is canvassing for GOP candidates in six key U.S. Senate races, making it one of the few political outfits going door-to-door during the COVD-19 pandemic.
The Republican Party and numerous allied groups are taking an “all-of-the-above” approach to restrict voting as much as they possibly can in this year’s November elections.
Lisa Graves, board president of CMD, called for DeJoy’s removal due to his conflicts of interest and alleged campaign finance violations at a House Oversight subcommittee hearing on Monday.
Koch-funded groups are fighting against a state constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would make Illinois the 33rd state to have a graduated income tax.
A CMD analysis of campaign finance data has found that just 44 individuals, couples, families, or corporations have poured more than $230 million into conservative super PACs in the 2020 cycle, nearly 60 percent of the total amount they raised.
Owner of Mountaire Farms, one of the nation’s largest poultry processors with multiple COVID-19 outbreaks, gives millions to American for Prosperity’s PAC, which is advocating for state and federal legislation to protect employers with workplace coronavirus cases.