Tag Archives: Dark Money

#TrumpRussia’s Money-Laundering, Politically Exposed Persons include … Trump?

By ann summers “What does count as suspicious behaviour, however, is the White House’s response to the public’s legitimate interest in a political appointee’s previous job, which involved significant dealings with Russia in a context of financial risk. The White … Continue reading

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#TrumpRussia … banks, servers, and financial/voter information … Crooks and Liars grabbed the White House in 2016.

By ann summers Another week, another tweeted attempt to divert attention from #TrumpRussia and blame(sic) Democrats for the demise of the republic because of surveillance that never happened. Remember the front end and the bottom line of this affair are … Continue reading

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US Supreme Court Denies Appeal to Halt Probe into Scott Walker’s Gubernatorial Campaign Finances

By Elaine Magliaro Last month, I wrote a post about the “John Doe” criminal investigation into the alleged coordination between Friends of Scott Walker and “independent” groups during the tumultuous 2011-2012 recall elections. Excerpt from my post: Prosecutors have alleged … Continue reading

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Regarding Money in Politics: Why the Koch Brothers and Americans for Prosperity Are Not So Popular with Some Republicans These Days

By Elaine Magliaro Who’d a thunk it? The Koch brothers, two of the world’s wealthiest men who have spent millions of dollars to help fund “both political campaigns and a network of right-wing propaganda” in this country aren’t so popular … Continue reading

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Scott Walker, the Wisconsin Club for Growth, Dark Money, and an Orchestrated Supreme Court Coup

By Elaine Magliaro Mary Bottari of PR Watch wrote a report today about two court cases that have not garnered much media attention–even though the stakes “could not be higher.” She said the converging cases “will decide the future of … Continue reading

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A Mark Fiore Political Cartoon Video: “The Last Campaign Ad Ever”

By Elaine Magliaro Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore said last week that “we had all lost” even before the Democratic Party suffered a big loss at the polls on election day. Fiore added that “money pouring into politics from Super PACs and … Continue reading

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