Dark Money

Author: Jane Mayer
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385535600
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Dark Money is an essential book for anyone who cares about the future of American democracy. National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist LA Times Book Prize Finalist PEN/Jean Stein Book Award Finalist Shortlisted for the Lukas Prize


Author: Sheldon Whitehouse
Publisher: New Press, The
ISBN: 1620972085
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who gave it or why.”44 While our new status quo of unlimited dark money may
work to benefit some politicians for some period of time, in the long run it will hurt
all Americans, regardless of party. Unlimited money is not a force that anyone
can hope to control, and unlimited secret money is even more dangerous. If
money is power, then big spenders hold the keys to the kingdom. And if that
weren't bad enough, the American people often don't even know who the new
kingmakers are.


Author: John Nichols
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1568587112
Size: 56.13 MB
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What we do know is that in 2012 “outside money” overtook traditional campaigns
and political parties as the main source of election funding and that within the
category of outside money, the entirely secretive dark money groups were a
significant factor. The dark money total discussed in late October media reports—
$203 million—kept rising after major media outlets seized on the $6 billion figure
for “total” spending. By midNovember, Center for Media and Democracy
executive ...

The Rights Revolution Revisited

Author: Lynda G. Dodd
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107164737
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Reagan's efforts to transform the federal judiciary were, as political scientist
Steven Teles has shown, partially limited by the prevailing professional culture of
the legal profession and the durability of the support structure underlying the
rights ... Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Funding the Radical
Right (New York: Doubleday, 2016); Theda Skocpol, “When Wealthy Contributors
Join Forces: New Research on Donor Consortia in U.S. Politics,” Working Paper
2016. 5.