While Americans rejected many of the most extreme conservative candidates and 2020 election deniers, many of whom were endorsed by former president Trump, Republicans vying for leadership positions in the 118th Congress are still pushing one of the most extreme agendas in recent memory.
A review from government watchdog Accountable.US found that corporate PACs donated at least $65M to election deniers running for Congress and the U.S. Senate – both incumbent and non-incumbent candidates identified by The Washington Post who have continued to spread the Big Lie.
Watchdog: Corporate Interests Awarded Election Deniers With $30M In Donations Since The Insurrection
Today, Accountable.US, a nonpartisan investigative research organization, released its updated analysis of corporate contributions to those in Congress who voted against certifying the 2020 election in the immediate aftermath of the insurrection on January 6th.
Leonard Leo-Connected Honest Elections Project Behind Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision Throwing Out Mail Ballots
Just days away from the midterms, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that mail-in ballots lacking a date will not be counted, potentially throwing out numerous votes in a state that could determine control of the next Congress.
Major corporations that have spent millions of dollars on Twitter ads have been M.I.A. in the days following Elon Musk’s takeover of the platform.
Accountable.US, the watchdog group behind the American Democracy Scorecard project that found 66 percent of Fortune 100 companies are failing to do their part to preserve democracy, challenged all corporations that claim to support democracy...
Shell Posts $30 Billion in Profits After Price Gouging Consumers, Plans To Spend $4 Billion More on Stock Buy Backs
Today, Shell announced their massive quarter three profits racking up $9 billion this quarter, bringing in over $30 billion in profit this year as they continue to price gouge consumers. This marks a 133% increase in profit margins compared to the first nine months of 2021. At the same time, American consumers have been overburdened with historical
Watchdog: Amazon Resumes Donations to Election Objectors, Argues Violent Insurrection Is So Last Year
Washington D.C. – Online retail giant Amazon has reopened the checkbook for members of Congress who voted against certifying the 2020 presidential election in the immediate aftermath of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.
The dark money fundraising arm of the Republican Attorneys General Association purports to defend the rule of law while undermining it. Learn more.
A new analysis from watchdog Accountable.US found that five publicly-traded companies have already announced nearly $1.5 billion in accelerated share repurchase (ASR) programs —potentially avoiding the roughly $15 million they would owe under the Inflation Reduction Act’s new 1% stock buyback tax—after spending $2.5 billion on buybacks.