January 24, 2014 -
A January 2010 Supreme Court decision further opened the floodgates to money in politics -- and inspired a growing grassroots push for reform.
December 23, 2013 -
A new study digs into the financial underpinnings of the climate denial movement and finds a significant and growing portion of its money is funneled through organizations that conceal the original funder.
December 2, 2013 -
The IRS is taking comments on proposed rules clarifying the definition of political activities for social welfare nonprofits that dumped more than $254 million of anonymous money into the 2012 elections.
September 20, 2013 -
A private political nonprofit that does not have to publicly disclose its donors is running TV ads across North Carolina touting the governor's agenda amid widespread criticism and slipping poll numbers.
May 17, 2013 -
The recent IRS scandal has brought new attention to the role of so-called "social welfare" nonprofits in politics. What nonprofit groups are trying to influence elections in North Carolina?
February 18, 2013 -
A nonprofit that paid for Republican consultants to draw new congressional district maps for North Carolina -- a gerrymander that helped flip the state's delegation to the GOP -- got most of its original funding from big corporations including Exxon, Pfizer and Time Warner.
February 4, 2013 -
Critics say the president's plan for a new nonprofit group to push his second-term agenda opens the door to influence by corporations and other big donors.