Election spending boosted by secret money tops $100M as IRS ends donor reporting rules

(Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Political groups that don’t fully disclose their sources of funding have already spent more

China Telecom spending on foreign influence amid Trump admin crackdown

President Donald Trump and FCC Chair Ajit Pai (Tom Brenner/Getty Images) Chinese telecommunications operators poured hundreds of thousands of dollars

Shell companies hide Trump campaign’s financial dealings as super PAC coordination rules kick in

Screenshot from an America First Action ad (via YouTube) President Donald Trump’s official super PAC, America First Action, recently unveiled

‘Dark money’ groups steering millions to super PACs in 2020 elections

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) More than $65 million from groups

States Lead Fight to Keep Foreign Corporate Cash Out of US Elections

Reading Time: 3 minutes Spending in US elections is at record levels since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision unleashed

Cash-strapped NRA discloses spending on foreign fundraising for first time

(Scott Olson/Getty Images) The National Rifle Association disclosed spending on foreign fundraising for the first time in the gun rights