November 21, 2012 -
Conservative donor Art Pope's money helped the GOP take control of North Carolina's legislature in 2010. In 2012, Pope's family, business and groups helped fuel even bigger Republican gains in the battleground state.
October 5, 2012 -
Conservative N.C. Supreme Court justice Paul Newby has taken $240,100 in public campaign funding to help run his re-election campaign. He's also getting support from a right-wing political group that calls public funding "immoral" and "welfare for politicians."
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 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 5, 2011 -
With North Carolina powerbroker Art Pope in the national spotlight, the Institute has launched ArtPopeExposed.com to track and publicize the money, people and agenda driving Pope's political empire.
October 4, 2011 -
Rachel Maddow talks with Jane Mayer, author of the much-discussed new profile of Art Pope in the New Yorker, about the multi-millionaire's money and agenda in the 2012 battleground state of North Carolina.
October 3, 2011 -
A new profile of North Carolina power broker Art Pope by Jane Mayer of the New Yorker brings national attention to the conservative benefactor's growing advocacy and electoral empire.