November 9, 2011 -
Voters in Wake County, N.C. have shifted power on the local school board back to Democrats who support a student assignment policy that values diversity -- but it wasn't for a lack of spending on the conservative benefactor's part.
October 27, 2011 -
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour recently called for ending limits on campaign contributions -- part of a broader effort to boost the political power of big money at the expense of ordinary people.
October 12, 2011 -
Voters in Wake County, N.C. cast ballots yesterday in a high-profile school board race and handed a big win to Democrats and desegregation -- and a big loss to North Carolina conservative money man and school-privatization advocate Art Pope.
October 7, 2011 -
North Carolina's most politically powerful unelected individual, Art Pope has spent millions pushing the state to the right. Where does his money come from, where does it go and what impact is it having?
October 5, 2011 -
After working behind the scenes during the pivotal 2009 school board election in Wake County, N.C., the conservative benefactor, Americans for Prosperity director and ally of the Koch brothers is now directly funding candidates opposed to the public school system's nationally-recognized diversity policy.