Democrats Are Using a Shady Voting Rights Group to Smear an AOC-Backed Progressive in Texas
But given the Voter Protection Project’s mission, the Texas race wouldn’t immediately jump out as one that should be on its radar. “It does seem weird for an organization that has a stated policy goal to be running ads against a candidate who shares that policy goal,” said Brendan Fischer, federal reform director at the Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit which advocates for accountability in campaign finance. Although Cuellar isn’t on the Voter Protection Project’s list of endorsed candidates, Fischer pointed out that their spending on him outpaces much of what they’ve given to the candidates they have endorsed.
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