Reading Time: 3 minutes Latest IRS rule change opens a Pandora’s box, enabling foreign interests to contribute ‘dark money’ anonymously to US election campaigns.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Each election cycle, dark money groups and Super PACs are finding new ways to circumvent laws meant to keep them from coordinating with candidates.
Reading Time: 4 minutes With the FEC in disarray, watchdog groups are working the courts to test the limits of Citizens United and reveal the donors of so-called “dark money” super PACs.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Trump administration has made it easier for oligarchs across the world to influence US politics. The Koch brothers are celebrating; transparency advocates are horrified.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Faced with a political climate unlikely to prioritize election reform, cities might lead the way in breaking the grip of rich donors and dark money in national campaigns.
Reading Time: 3 minutes With the Supreme Court knocking down regulations with a wrecking ball, the FEC out of commission, and an election heating up that will likely redefine the term “big money,” there are few avenues left for regulation of American elections. And now, Congress is set to close one off.On June 17, the House Appropriations Committee passed Read More