The left’s leading donor club is frantic at the prospect of Big Labor’s diminishing ability to finance their political operations and is scrambling to come up with new ways to raise money, internal documents obtained by the Washington Free Beacon reveal.
One of the leading millionaires behind the push for a $15 minimum wage pays employees less than that in his own private business dealings.
The left’s leading donor club is marshaling high-dollar donors, labor unions, and birth control activist Sandra Fluke to target moderate state legislators in California, according to internal documents.
Through five dark money advocacy groups and tax-exempt sister organizations, the progressive Democracy Alliance and its high-dollar Democratic donors are hoping to turn back recent Republican gains in statehouses and governorships.
A foundation financed by the billionaire investor Warren Buffet recently signed on as a member of the left’s leading donor club, according to internal documents, joining a handful of other new “partners” who will help bankroll liberal nonprofits, advocacy groups, and political vendors ahead of the 2016 elections.
The shadowy liberal donor group Democracy Alliance is recommending to its members that they fund the Black Lives Matter movement, Politico reported Friday.
An academic quoted in a recent NPR story downplaying the size of Democrats’ financial backing works for an organization supported by the Democracy Alliance, a secretive network of left-wing political donors.
A Democracy Alliance member helped craft Seattle’s $15 minimum wage with the hope of breaking the franchise model.
The wealthiest donors on the left are concerned that Hillary Clinton is “in the pocket of big Wall Street banks” and won’t be making large contributions to her campaign, according to Politico’s Ken Vogel.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo allegedly plagiarized talking points from a think tank connected to the shadowy Democracy Alliance.