Latest News

Manufacturers of Forever Chemicals Give Generously to House Members
Full Story
2018 Fair Elections in Berkeley
Full Story
Berkeley's new system of publicly funded elections has empowered candidates to run for office based on the strength of their community support, reduced the influence of special interests in Berkeley elections, and amplified the voices of small donors in the political process.
Facebook, Google and Twitter’s political ad policies are bad for democracy
Full Story
As the 2020 election approaches, social media companies shouldn't be self-policing when it comes to political ads.
We Must Address Online Voter Suppression to Protect Our Democracy
Full Story
The bedrock of a representative democracy is participation. When individuals are prevented from voting — whether through increased physical barriers or through digital deception — that undermines our entire political system.
Defense Contractors Covering More Than Half of U.S. With Corporate PAC Dollars
Full Story
Major Pentagon contractors have been the largest corporate PAC donors across more than half of the U.S. during the current election cycle.
Zuckerberg and Trump’s Quid Pro Quo
Full Story
Mark Zuckerberg has rigged the rules of Facebook political advertising, making him complicit in lies and voter manipulation. The result is the most powerful propaganda amplifier in history, boosting campaigns that traffic in falsehoods.
Explore our data to uncover relationships between money and politics. Explore our data