This week, nonpartisan government watchdog Accountable.US launched a campaign to expose right-wing activist Leonard Leo as the real Mr. MAGA. The campaign focuses on Leo’s foundational role in the MAGA movement, from his time in Trump’s inner circle to his efforts to undermine democracy and his personal role in overturning Roe v. Wade.
Groups funded and led by rightwing judicial activist Leonard Leo expressed outrage over the FDA’s decision to permit pharmacies to distribute abortion pills. Susan B. Anthony and Students for Life criticized the decision as profit-motivated and negligent.
Moore v Harper, just argued in front of the Supreme Court, could effectively end America’s nearly 250-year experiment with democracy. Learn who is funding this effort and how they are trying to undermine - or even ignore - your vote.
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.
ICYMI: New York Times Reports Right-Wing Activist Leonard Leo at Center of $504 Million Campaign to Remake America
Just weeks after we learned Leonard Leo’s network was the recipient of the largest political donation in history, the New York Times has revealed more about his personal involvement and profit from a constellation of right-wing non-profits.
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
Jan. 6-tied Leo Group Files SCOTUS Brief Arguing State Legislatures have Sole Authority Over Federal Elections
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.
Company Claiming Voter Rights Support Facilitated $1.6 Contribution to Anti-Voting Rights Activist’s Group
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.
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.