The 2018 election cycle has attracted record spending by partially-disclosing groups that give the appearance of reporting at least some of their donors but, in reality, are little if any more transparent than other ‘dark money’ groups. Check out our “dark money” post-mortem of 2018 elections on OpenSecrets:
New research for the Center for Responsive politics on how political donations made by foreign agents hired to act on behalf of Saudi Arabian interests have exceeded $1.6 million in the 2018 election cycle. Check it out on OpenSecrets:
My latest article at the Center for Responsive politics is an update on Judicial Crisis Network’s spending on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court Nomination. Check it out on OpenSecrets:
Thankful for the opportunity to moderate a roundtable discussion on foreign influence with Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC), the Campaign Legal Center’s Adav Noti, and Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH).
Grateful for the opportunity to go on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to talk about OpenSecrets.org’s research on foreign influence and lobbying in the United States.
Absolutely thrilled to launch the Center for Responsive Politics’ new and improved Foreign Lobby Watch database, with filterable full-text search of FARA disclosures plus searchable data on spending by country, lobbying, foreign agents, and lobbyists.
Check out our Findings on OpenSecrets:
My first news article back at the Center for Responsive politics is about ad campaigns announced by both liberal and conservative “dark money” groups spending on Trump’s pick to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on SCOTUS. Check it out on OpenSecrets:
My final article for the Center for Responsive Politics is a deep dive into pro-Trump nonprofits and super PACs: