Free Beacon Joe Schoffstall

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 His Twitter handle is @JoeSchoffstall.

After Dodging Dem Primary Debate, Sara Gideon Participates in Private PAC Fundraiser

Maine Dem has campaigned against big money in politics, but participated in fundraiser with PAC awash in corporate cash

June 17, 2020

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Rakes in Cash from Lawyer Who Pushed to Suppress Police Shooting Video 

Pete Buttigieg came under heavy fire last year for donations from the same attorney

June 12, 2020

Maine Dem Reports Mysterious Payments to Dark Money Group Behind Disastrous Iowa Caucus App

Sara Gideon's campaign paid thousands to ACRONYM, which denies receiving the cash

June 10, 2020

Georgia Dem Boosted by Out-of-State Contributions

Democratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff has raised 60 percent of contributions from outside the state

June 3, 2020

After Decrying Corporate Cash, Hickenlooper Hauls in More Than $1 Million From Execs and Lobbyists

His senatorial campaign also received $180,000 from Democratic leadership PACs heavily funded by corporate PACs

May 28, 2020
Tara McGowan on C-SPAN

ACRONYM Denied Deep Connections With Controversial Iowa App Firm, But Tax Forms Say Otherwise

New docs raise further questions about shadowy Dem tech firm and CEO Tara McGowan

Soros Donor Network Quietly Launched New Big-Money Entities

Democracy Alliance plans to spend $275 million through liberal groups opposing Trump

May 19, 2020