How dark money is influencing who controls Washington is one of the controversial issues raised by the rise in dark money.
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Ethics advocacy groups claim that the proposal from Republicans to change the Office of Congressional Ethics could gut the watchdog.
The release of Donald Trump’s tax returns, is at the very least, a significant step toward greater political transparency.
Without the proper media coverage, campaign donations can be a complex labyrinth of dark money, super PACs, and FEC filings.
We analyzed a dataset of election websites maintained by CTCL and found that, of the 7,010 websites that we included for analysis, only 1,747 used .gov.
Outside spending on 2022 federal midterm elections topped $1 billion, surpassing the nearly $701.8 million during the 2018 midterms.
Attention has been paid to rogue election administrators, but election results can also be manipulated by infiltrating poll worker training.
Tabloid-style assertions about the 2020 presidential election and its aftermath ignore a more nuanced reality that cries out for attention.
The 2022 primary season was saturated with this uncontrolled, often undeclared money, which influenced elections all around the country.
Despite continued election conspiracy claims, security experts who have spent years uncovering voting system problems are still at it.