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FEC Dark Money Fine Shows Limits of Disclosure (Again)

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.14.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

This week, the Federal Election Commission did the unthinkable. The agency most frequently characterized by its constant, crippling deadlock levied a substantial fine against three large politically active nonprofit groups.

American Energy Alliance Leads Front Group Attack on Wind PTC

Gabe Elsner | Posted 09.03.2016 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Elected officials and the public should make note that while these groups claim to be "free market" think tanks and non-profits, in reality, they are operating as front groups for the Koch Brothers and other fossil fuel interests with a financial interest in stoping the wind production tax credit.

Paul Blumenthal

Dark Money Groups That Spent Millions In 2012 Vanish In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Iowa-based conservative nonprofit group American Future Fund released new advertisements nearly every week from the spring of 2012 t...

Kate Sheppard

Arizona Commissioner Probes Utility's Secret Funding Of Anti-Solar Ads

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.31.2013 | Green

An Arizona utility commissioner is asking for all the key players in a debate over a solar energy policy in the state to reveal any additional secret ...

Are Seniors Paying Attention to Paul Ryan's Plan for Medicare?

Wendell Potter | Posted 06.18.2011 | Politics
Wendell Potter

I'm betting that many of them, if they're paying attention to what Rep. Paul Ryan wants to do to the Medicare program, are having some serious buyer's remorse.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Ad Compares Repealing Health Care Reform To D-Day

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nonprofit 60 Plus Association, which touts itself as "the conservative alternative to the liberal AARP," released a new ad this week...

All They Ask for Is an Unfair Advantage

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

I attended a screening this week of Alex Gibney's new documentary, Client 9. It's the story of the rise and fall of New York State Governor Eliot Spit...

Civic-Minded Plutocrats

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The economic meltdown that short-sighted "free market" policies brought upon us has now given the rich and powerful the opening to push their advantage more aggressively than ever.

'Taliban Dan' Ad: Grayson's 'Bridge Too Far'?

Richard Hebert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Richard Hebert

Has Rep. Alan Grayson gone a bridge too far in his campaign to keep his Orlando-based congressional seat? The media ruckus over his "Taliban Dan" att...