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Conservative ‘dark money’ network rebranded to push voting restrictions before 2020 election

Conservative ‘dark money’ network rebranded to push voting restrictions before 2020 election
Jino Jino 15 hours, 44 minutes ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Anna Massoglia and Sam Levine4 days agoPresident Donald Trump and Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) This story was reported in collaboratio...
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Outside groups help biden close the digital ad gap with trump on facebook

Outside groups help biden close the digital ad gap with trump on facebook
Karisma Karisma 19 hours, 6 minutes ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom4 days ago(Mark Makela/Getty Images) High-powered super PACs are helping presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden make up ground on social media against President Donald Trump, who has ...
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Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100m as irs ends donor reporting rules

Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100m as irs ends donor reporting rules
Alice Alice 21 hours, 11 minutes ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom2 days ago(Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Political groups that don’t fully disclose their sources of funding have already spent more than $100 million to infl...
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Democratic super pac meddles in contentious gop primary

Democratic super pac meddles in contentious gop primary
Karisma Karisma 22 hours, 36 minutes ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ian Karbal3 days agoImage from Yvette Herrell campaign ad, captured via YouTube A Democratic super PAC is funding attack ads in an already derisive GOP primary race in New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional Distri...
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‘dark money’ networks hide political agendas behind fake news sites

‘dark money’ networks hide political agendas behind fake news sites
Cobra Cobra 2 days, 7 hours ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Anna Massoglia1 week agoA screenshot of a Facebook ad run by ACRONYM. At a time when trustworthy journalism is more important than ever, political operations are pouring millions of “dark money” dollars in...
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Gop retirement spurs crowded primaries in georgia’s 7th district

Gop retirement spurs crowded primaries in georgia’s 7th district
Cobra Cobra 2 days, 8 hours ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ilma Hasan1 week agoThe retirement of Rep. Rob Woodall (pictured) has set off hotly contested primaries for both parties in the 7th Congressional District of Georgia (Samuel Corum/Getty Images) A closely ...
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Presidential candidates court wealthy donors while trump dominates small-dollar fundraising

Presidential candidates court wealthy donors while trump dominates small-dollar fundraising
Alice Alice 2 days, 8 hours ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom1 week ago(SAUL LOEB,JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) Each of the leading presidential campaigns are courting wealthy donors to boost their bottom lines. But President Donald Trump has ...
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Biden statement guides donors from one super pac to another

Biden statement guides donors from one super pac to another
Cobra Cobra 2 days, 8 hours ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom1 week ago(Scott Olson/Getty Images) Unite the Country, a super PAC supporting Joe Biden’s White House bid, saw its donations disappear after the former vice president signaled to donor...
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‘dark money’ overshadows 2020 election political ad spending

‘dark money’ overshadows 2020 election political ad spending
Cobra Cobra 20 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Anna Massoglia and Ilma Hasan5 hours agoScreengrab from an ad by the group One Nation – captured via YouTube More than half of all TV ads in the presidential election and congressional races since the star...
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The fec is back, but challenges await the divided commission

The fec is back, but challenges await the divided commission
Cobra Cobra 20 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom4 hours ago(Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call) The U.S. Senate confirmed Republican lawyer Trey Trainor to the Federal Election Commission over the objections of campaign finance watchdogs, g...
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Lincoln project capitalizes on trump’s rage as its spending comes under scrutiny

Lincoln project capitalizes on trump’s rage as its spending comes under scrutiny
Karisma Karisma 14 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom1 week agoA screencap form a Lincoln Project ad (via YouTube) President Donald Trump is directing his rage at a new super PAC ad that accuses him of ignoring the coronavirus that has no...
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Influential republican super pac makes its return to boost trump

Influential republican super pac makes its return to boost trump
Jino Jino 13 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Anna Massoglia and Karl Evers-Hillstrom1 week ago(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) After lying low for several election cycles, influential Republican super PAC American Crossroads is jumping into the 2...
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Congress invested in real estate, then it gave tax breaks to real estate investors

Congress invested in real estate, then it gave tax breaks to real estate investors
Karisma Karisma 13 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom1 week ago(FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images) The story is part of a series about lawmakers’ personal financial disclosures. OpenSecrets recently updated its personal finances data...
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Amash presidential bid gives gop an edge in michigan house race

Amash presidential bid gives gop an edge in michigan house race
Alice Alice 13 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Tatyana Monnay5 days agoRep. Justin Amash (Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Democrats’ hope for a three-way race in Michigan’s 3rd Congressional District is now on the back burner with Rep. J...
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Outside groups, third-party candidates meddle in montana senate race with party backing

Outside groups, third-party candidates meddle in montana senate race with party backing
Jino Jino 13 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ilma Hasan4 days agoSens. Jon Tester, D-Mont., left, and Steve Daines, R-Mont., (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Montana Gov. Steve Bullock might be trailing Sen. Steve Daines in fundraising, but his recent edg...
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Gop challengers outraised in race to unseat sole utah democrat in congress

Gop challengers outraised in race to unseat sole utah democrat in congress
Cobra Cobra 7 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Tatyana Monnay1 week ago Rep. Ben McAdams (D-Utah) speaks at a Problem Solvers Caucus press conference in February. (Michael Brochstein / Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Freshman Rep. Ben McAd...
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Members of congress owe millions in student loans

Members of congress owe millions in student loans
Jino Jino 7 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom1 week agoReps. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), Jahana Hayes (D-Conn.) and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) are among the 59 members of Congress that owe student loans. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) T...
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Trump-tied lobbying firm flourishes as businesses push for coronavirus relief

Trump-tied lobbying firm flourishes as businesses push for coronavirus relief
Alice Alice 5 May, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Ilma Hasan and Tatyana Monnay7 days agoFormer Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (right) is one of many Ballard Partners lobbyists close to Trump. (Photo by Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images) As companies s...
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Undisclosed stock sales undermine freshman democrat’s reelection bid

Undisclosed stock sales undermine freshman democrat’s reelection bid
Jino Jino 30 April, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Tatyana Monnay1 week agoRep. Donna Shalala (D-FL) (Alex Wong/Getty Images) Rep. Donna Shalala’s (D-Fla.) reelection campaign could be jeopardized as liberal and conservative groups call for her resignati...
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Coronavirus stimulus spurs near-record first-quarter lobbying spending

Coronavirus stimulus spurs near-record first-quarter lobbying spending
Jino Jino 29 April, 2020
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom5 days ago(JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images) Lobbying spending spiked to near-record levels from January through March as powerful companies, trade groups and other clients rushed to inf...
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