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Grassley Votes Against Open Democracy Yet Again

From The Hill:   Senate Republicans voted Thursday to block the consideration of a bill to promptly require organizations that spend money on elections to promptly disclose the identities of donors who give $10,000 or more during an election cycle. … Continue reading

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A Vast Right-Wing Shadow Network

Al Franken interviewed Anne Nelson, author of the 2019 book, Shadow Network: Media, Money and the Secret Hub of the Radical Right. If you read Jane Mayer, author of Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise … Continue reading

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More Dark Money To Corrupt Elections

If you are like my family, beginning Wednesday it was nice to be able to let a little bit of the guard down that we have had in place for at least four years. It was nice to hear the … Continue reading

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Dark Money Is Warping Democracy But Not How You Think

The Brennan Center for Justice published a report on the impact of “dark money” and “gray money on democracy.  They say “gray money” is a new phenomenon they have identified which has surged in state and local elections.  Click on … Continue reading

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