Money and Democracy
What happens when you follow the money? We dig deep to reveal what drives power and influence in the United States.
December 20, 2021
New anti-protest laws cast a long shadow on First Amendment rights
December 13, 2021
New data tracks polling place locations for 37 states
December 1, 2021
Challenges to the Voting Rights Act far from over
November 20, 2021
Pro-Trump nonprofit gives millions to groups boosting his agenda
Published — September 12, 2019
You donated to kids with cancer. This Vegas telemarketer cashed in.
Inside his machine that turns charitable and political contributions into paydays.
Ten city governments from Arizona to Pennsylvania say the president’s political committee has stiffed them out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Copy, Paste, Legislate
Published — April 4, 2019
Used car dealers didn’t want to fix deadly defects, so they wrote a law to avoid it
Dealers are pushing copycat legislation that allows them to continue selling recalled used cars without fixing them first. Consumer advocates say that’s a cop-out.
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