Democratic Donors

Top Liberal Operative Funnels Millions From Super PAC to Her Private Firm

Tara McGowan, who runs dark money ACRONYM network, behind botched Iowa app

Tara McGowan on C-SPAN

Tara McGowan, the Democratic operative most closely associated with the technological fiasco that unfolded in the Iowa caucuses, has funneled nearly $2.4 million from her super PAC to her private firm. It is the latest in a series of transfers between entities in her dark money network.

Major Democratic Group Received $100,000 in Chinese Government-Linked Tech Firm Stock

American Bridge reported the six-figure gift on its most recent tax forms

A prominent Democratic group poised to spend millions backing former vice president Joe Biden received $100,000 in the form of stock shares in the Chinese technology giant Baidu from an anonymous donor. Baidu, like many Chinese technology companies, is closely affiliated with China's ruling Communist Party.

Acronym Seeking New Chief of Staff After Iowa Caucus Debacle

The dark money group that derailed the Democratic Iowa caucus is now hiring

According to a job listing posted Wednesday, the dark money group that singlehandedly derailed the Democratic Iowa caucuses is looking for a new chief of staff. The ideal candidate would have "experience implementing and maintaining accountability measures" and would "hold managers at all levels accountable for program deliverables and status updates."