Joe Schoffstall is a staff writer for the Washington Free Beacon. Previously, he spent three years with the Media Research Center and was most recently with the Capitol City Project. He can be reached at Schoffstall@freebeacon.com. His Twitter handle is @JoeSchoffstall.
A progressive political consulting firm that receives large payments from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D., N.Y.) reelection campaign and activist Shaun King's PAC raked in hundreds of thousands in taxpayer money meant to help small businesses.
Nearly two-thirds of the money the Biden Cancer Initiative spent since its founding in 2017 went toward six-figure salaries for top executives while the group spent little on efforts to eradicate cancer.
Congressional Black Caucus chair Karen Bass (D., Calif.), who is leading Democratic police reform efforts, accepted thousands from an attorney who worked to block the release of a video showing the fatal police shooting of a black teenager.
Maine Democratic Senate candidate Sara Gideon reported paying thousands of dollars to ACRONYM—the dark money group that came under fire over a botched Iowa Democratic caucus app—but the group denies receiving the cash or providing services to Gideon's campaign.
Since Stacey Abrams narrowly lost the 2018 governor's race, Democrats have insisted Georgia is on the verge of turning blue. But with the rare opportunity to flip two Republican-held Senate seats in 2020, their fundraising has been minuscule compared with high-profile races around the country.