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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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New Report Details Leo Network’s Assault on Our Democracy

Power and Influence
October 3, 2022

Today, Accountable.US released a new report exposing Leonard Leo’s sprawling shadow network of far-right legal organizations and the influence they exert on our democratic institutions. The report represents the inaugural publication of the organization's newly launched Monitoring Influence project, which seeks to uncover the relationships between

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Jan. 6-tied Leo Group Files SCOTUS Brief Arguing State Legislatures have Sole Authority Over Federal Elections

Power and Influence
September 7, 2022

Yesterday, the Leonard Leo-linked far-right organization “Honest Election Project'' filed an amicus brief in the marque Supreme Court Case Moore V. Harper arguing for the implementation of a fringe legal theory that gives state legislatures sole authority over federal election procedures.

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Company Claiming Voter Rights Support Facilitated $1.6 Contribution to Anti-Voting Rights Activist’s Group

Power and Influence
August 29, 2022

Today, Accountable.US called on Eaton Corporation to come clean about its role in a shady tax avoidance deal that funneled $1.6 billion to a non-profit group tied to anti-voting rights and judicial activist Leonard Leo – among the largest contributions ever given to a politically focused non-profit organization.

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Barre Seid and His Ties to the Alt-Right

Power and Influence

If you follow big money in politics, you’ve probably heard the name Barre Seid pop up over the last few days. Seid was – until recently – the sole owner of Tripp Lite, a $1.65 billion dollar electronics manufacturer that makes surge protectors and power strips, as well as server racks, computer cooling equipment, and other devices.

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