If money were the only measure, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) would be the clear winner of the Koch network primary so far.
Sen. Cruz’s presidential campaign received more money from known members of the Koch brothers’ political network than any other candidate.
By disclosing on its tax return that it simply served as a pass-through for the money, ACU has offered a rare window into dead end disclosure.
With its debts paid off, it is unknown whether the Campaign for Jobs and Opportunity will continue to intervene in primaries.
Disclosing the sources of political spending is critical to deter corruption, help voters evaluate campaign messages, and hold elected officials accountable.
An Ohio-based network of nonprofits and super PACs funded independent expenditures in 10 races nationwide without original sources being revealed.
In a series of blog posts, CREW examines outside groups' influence on the political landscape and their techniques for evading disclosure.
Following the 2014 election, CREW analyzed the transformation of American politics and how outside spending impacted both Democrats and Republicans.