“New CCP Issue Brief: ‘Dark Money’ Drops to 2.9% of Campaign Spending in 2016”

Release: The Center for Competitive Politics, America’s largest nonprofit defending First Amendment political free speech rights, released a new Issue Brief today analyzing the amount of so-called “dark money,” or election campaign spending by nonprofits that are not required to publicly … Continue reading

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Plutocrats Divided: “Koch Network Spending Millions to Stop GOP Health Care Bill”

AP: The conservative Koch network is promising to spend millions of dollars to defeat the health care overhaul backed by President Donald Trump and top House Republicans. The network’s leading organizations, Americans for Prosperity and Freedom Partners, announced late Wednesday … Continue reading

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“Editorial: A call for transparency — Eric Greitens still governing in the dark”

Editorial: Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is collaborating in the creation of a bogus nonprofit “social welfare” organization clearly designed to provide unfiltered propaganda about his political agenda. The nonprofit could collect unlimited anonymous contributions from donors seeking influence in the … Continue reading

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“In major shift, Koch consolidates network of advocacy groups into Americans for Prosperity”

Matea Gold for WaPo: Billionaire Charles Koch is consolidating the array of conservative advocacy groups financed by his donor network, merging all the organizations into the main political arm, Americans for Prosperity, officials announced Friday. Network leaders cast the surprising move as … Continue reading

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