Groups favored by the Koch donor network and the Mercers have pumped more than $10 million into the Heartland Institute, but mainstream donor-advised fund sponsors are financing it too.
DonorsTrust, the corporate Right’s most popular donor-advised fund sponsor, provided the sting operation with nearly one-third of its revenue over the last five years on record.
Club for Growth Action is running an ad accusing the Democratic Party and billionaire donors of rigging the presidential primary for Joe Biden.
Koch-backed and founded group’s opposition to the expansion of affordable health care to millions of citizens in 14 states, despite the imminent threat of a coronavirus pandemic, will inevitably lead to more unnecessary deaths.
Trump nominates a Republican to the Federal Election Commission who has fought against donor transparency and has ties to the Koch political network, while leaving the Democratic seat vacant.
Biden and Warren have both benefited from a combined $24 million worth of spending by independent groups, while pro-Sanders groups have spent only $1.2 million.
Americans for Prosperity-Kentucky is so far the lone group weighing in against a state loan to save Louisville’s Jewish Hospital that has strong bipartisan support.
Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg portrays himself as an environmentalist, but numerous candidates he has financed have voted to advance oil, gas, and coal interests.
Fossil fuels companies and executives have contributed $18.8 million so far, with Koch Industries leading the pack.
If passed, Wisconsin would become the 16th state to back right-wing efforts to call for a constitutional convention to propose sweeping amendments to the Constitution to curtail the powers of the federal government.