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Legal proceedings are one way to pierce dark money’s veil.
Ian Vandewalker and Seattle-based entrepreneur and investor Steve Roth write that the SEC should mandate all publicly traded companies disclose their political spending.
Knowing the sources of campaign money is great, but it has to be presented in a way voters understand.
President Obama has spoken out against dark money. By issuing an executive order mandating government contractors disclose their political spending, he can take a concrete step to promote transparency.
Connecticut used a corruption scandal to pass campaign reform. Facing its own problems, New York should do the same.
By declining to hear two cases, the Supreme Court left important disclosure laws intact.
The privacy interests of charitable donors and the transparency interests of the state clash in California.
A cert petition before the Supreme Court asks to dramatically expand a category of organizations that keep their donors anonymous.
With the Koch brothers alone planning to spend $889 million in 2016, the super-rich may determine the GOP nominee.
In a letter to USA Today, Daniel Weiner writes that the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision increased the power of wealthy mega-donors and created a surge of dark money spending in elections.