Memo, Press Releases

Memo: Republicans Vying for Leadership Roles Embrace Extreme MAGA Agenda

Power and Influence
November 15, 2022

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. 

Press Releases

Watchdog: Corporate Interests Awarded Election Deniers With $30M In Donations Since The Insurrection

Corporate Values and Democracy
November 4, 2022

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.

Press Releases

Shell Posts $30 Billion in Profits After Price Gouging Consumers, Plans To Spend $4 Billion More on Stock Buy Backs

Energy and the Environment
October 27, 2022

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

Press Releases, Report

New Exposé Details Far-Right Groups Assault on Voting Rights

Power and Influence
October 17, 2022

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.

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