Judge Kavanaugh's Troubling Record on Money in Politics

The American Prospect

The Treasury Department’s recent move to expand the cloak of secrecy that shrouds political “dark money” groups has triggered understandable outcry from watchdogs and Democrats worried about foreign interference in U.S. elections. Under the new rules, nonprofits that spend money on elections are no longer required to share the names of their big donors with the Internal Revenue Service.

“The opponents of these [disclosure] laws are well aware of the way they check the influence of the wealthy, the deep-pocketed, and the powerful,” says Tara Malloy, senior director of appellate litigation and strategy at the Campaign Legal Center.

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