Big-money special interests reap huge return on dark-money investment

Sweeping protection for dark-money interests and widespread use of “shadow docket” dominate 6–3 Republican-appointed majority’s record


Washington, DC — Senate Democrats — led by Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Majority Leader…

Mr. President, I am delighted to follow the majority leader and his strong remarks about the beginning of the process of passing S. 1, not only to deal with the question of voting rights but to deal with the question of the dark money plague that is infesting our democracy…

Madam President, there is a scheme afoot, a scheme I will be talking about in weeks ahead — a long-running, right-wing scheme to capture the Supreme Court.

Special interests are behind the scheme. They control it through dark money — hundreds of millions of dollars in anonymous hidden spending. We…

Sheldon Whitehouse

U.S. Senator from Rhode Island, the Ocean State.

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