Category Archives: Politico

Left-leaning ‘dark money’ network poured millions into Michigan elections

Malachi Barrett of Michigan Live – A well-funded left-leaning “dark money” network funneled nearly $9 million to Michigan activist causes in 2018. Sixteen Thirty Fund, a nonprofit focused on promoting social welfare, supported an anti-gerrymandering ballot initiative and other Democrat-backed … Continue reading

Posted in Dark Money, Elections, Politico, Politics

Is Trump luring GOP senators on impeachment with cold cash?

Alex Isenstadt of Politico – The president is tapping his vast donor network to buck up lawmakers whose support he badly needs — but who also need him. Continue…

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Donald Trump, House of Representatives, Money in politics, Politico, Republicans, Senate

Senate Intelligence report on Russian meddling sounds alarm for 2020

Martin Matishak of Politico – The Senate Intelligence Committee has outlined the dire need for the U.S. to better defend elections against attacks, such as the massive campaign Russia carried out to disrupt the 2016 vote. The Committee detailed the … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Cyber security, Politico, Technology, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Trump backers applaud Warren in heart of MAGA country

Alex Thompson of Politico – It was a startling spectacle in the heart of Trump country: At least a dozen supporters of the president — some wearing MAGA stickers — nodding their heads, at times even clapping, for liberal firebrand … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Politico

Biden closes in on 2020 decision

By Burgess Everett and Heather Caygle of Politico –  Joe Biden is working one of his most important constituencies as he closes in on a decision about running for president: Capitol Hill Democrats. Continue reading…

Posted in 2020 election, Candidates, Democrats, Elections, Joe Biden, Politico