US political financing

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Corporate sedition is more damaging to America than the Capitol attack | Robert Reich
Kyrsten Sinema receives millions from business and opposes progressive priorities. Republicans who voted to overturn an election still bag big bucks. Whose side are CEOs on?

Robert Reich

16, Jan, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Steal review: stethoscope for a democracy close to cardiac arrest
Mark Bowden and Matthew Teague have produced an indispensable account of how the attempt to steal the 2020 election played out in key states

Charles Kaiser

02, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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It’s not all about the culture war – Democrats helped shaft the working class | Robert Reich
Results in Virginia and New Jersey do not make Republican dog-whistle politics the future. The left must do more to help

Robert Reich

07, Nov, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Misfire review: a bullseye from Tim Mak – but the NRA isn’t beaten yet
The NPR reporter has written an important book about the moral bankruptcy which put the powerful and merciless gun group on the back foot

Charles Kaiser

06, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Why corporate social responsibility is BS | Robert Reich
While big corporations tell Americans how virtuous they are, they lobby up a storm against Biden’s social policy bill

Robert Reich

26, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘A one-man scam Pac’: Trump’s money hustling tricks prompt fresh scrutiny
The ex-president has built an arsenal of groups staffed with ex-officials and loyalists seemingly aimed at sustaining his political hopes for a comeback

Peter Stone in Washington

02, Aug, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Patrick Byrne: pro-Trump millionaire pushing election conspiracy theories
Weekend rallies with Roger Stone and Michael Flynn show growing influence of libertarian helping to fund Arizona election audit

Peter Stone

29, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Ted Cruz threatens to burn John Boehner’s book over criticisms
Former Republican House speaker called the Texas senator ‘Lucifer in the flesh’

Martin Pengelly in New York

15, Apr, 2021 @4:23 PM

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Trump 'money bomb' scheme raised millions from unwitting donors – report
Practice that used pre-checked boxes and obscure design on fundraising emails condemned as ‘unethical and inappropriate’

Martin Pengelly in New York

03, Apr, 2021 @6:50 PM

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Trump reportedly told Republican party to stop using his name for fundraising
Party bodies have used former president’s name while fundraising for Republicans who voted for his impeachment

Martin Pengelly in New York

06, Mar, 2021 @9:48 PM

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Growing number of Republican donors aim to prise party from Trump influence
Trump’s critics – and the donors backing them – are scrambling fast to try to prise control away from the pro-Trump majority

Peter Stone

21, Feb, 2021 @2:07 PM

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Wall Street billionaire backed Republicans who later tried to overturn election result
Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman faces scrutiny over campaign donations to rightwing Republicans including Kelly Loeffler

Stephanie Kirchgaessner

02, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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