July 15, 2022 -
The far-right anti-government militia played a lead role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, and 11 of its members have since been charged with seditious conspiracy. So why does the IRS still grant some of its branches nonprofit status, allowing them to avoid paying taxes on money they raise?
November 30, 2016 -
Gregg Phillips of Texas, a former Republican Party official turned conservative activist, sits on the board of True the Vote, a tea party-connected poll monitoring group that peddles exaggerated claims of voter fraud while pressing for restrictive voting laws.
November 12, 2015 -
Nonprofits, presidential candidates, and others are engaging in legally questionable political fundraising and spending as the government agencies that are supposed to enforce the law do nothing. Good-government groups are pressing for action.
January 6, 2015 -
The IRS faces a number of hurdles before its new regulations for social welfare nonprofits can be finalized, including potential opposition from Congress.
December 19, 2014 -
501(c)(3) nonprofits are not supposed to get involved in supporting or opposing political candidates -- yet such groups spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on ads criticizing specific candidates during the North Carolina election this year. Are they breaking the law or just pushing it to its limits?
May 23, 2014 -
The agency has postponed indefinitely a hearing on new regulations for social welfare nonprofits that have pumped hundreds of millions of dollars from anonymous donors into elections.
March 18, 2014 -
Obscure limited liability companies have ultimate say over the Koch network's nonprofits, which spend hundreds of millions of dollars to advance conservative causes.