Both leading candidates in the Republican primary for secretary of state in Arizona support voter suppression legislation, and one is an insurrectionist backed by Trump.
The Republican Attorneys General Association has added another weapon to its arsenal of pay-to-play groups designed to influence state attorneys general and national policy.
The Maine Ethics Commission voted to authorize an investigation into whether the American Legislative Exchange Council violated state campaign finance laws by providing valuable voter management software to its legislative members for free as a “membership benefit.”
GOP megadonor and power broker Art Pope has gone all-in to help Republicans rig elections in their favor for the next decade.
A CMD investigation reveals the identities of the donors behind a large portion of ALEC’s revenue as the group continues its attempts to hide its backers and its agenda from the public.
Charles Koch’s Americans for Prosperity and the Uihlein-funded Foundation for Government Accountability are actively opposing Medicaid expansion in 12 states that would cover an estimated 4 million uninsured Americans.
The top five defense contractors have spent over $1.2 billion on federal lobbying and campaign donations and scored trillions in Pentagon contracts since the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Materials obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy detail a sophisticated, well-funded effort by the America First Policy Institute to engage state-level allies and coordinate with national right-wing groups working on elections to advance voter suppression measures embraced by the far right.
ALEC boasted about its role in promoting and passing laws making it harder to vote, barring schools from teaching about America’s racist past, and protecting employers from COVID-related lawsuits at a May meeting of the right-wing Council for National Policy.
ALEC claims that it “doesn’t work on voting issues,” but its CEO told a very different story to her right-wing audience at a Council for National Policy meeting in May.