Politicians don't just need the billionaire media mogul's cash—they need his newspapers, magazines and TV networks, too.
Years after ALEC's Truth In Sentencing bills became the law of the land, its Prison Industries Act has quietly expanded prison labor across the country.
ALEC is a toxic alliance of corporations and state legislatures that work together to ensure that corporate interests stay at the top of legislative agendas across the country.
The Nation's John Nichols joined NPR's Fresh Air this morning to explain how ALEC has driven conservative policy for years.
When Republicans won complete legislative control of many states last year, ALEC was right there with model legislation to help them push through a radical right-wing agenda.
If the Supreme Court holds outrageously restrictive new abortion laws, abortion will effectively be impossible to obtain in states like Kansas and South Dakota—while technically leaving Roe on the books.
Republicans walked away from a budget deal not because cuts weren’t steep enough but because they included tax increases on the wealthiest. If they’re drawing a line in the sand, President Obama must, too.
A trove of documents reveals the vast procorporate strategy of this powerful right-wing group.
The fight to counter LePage’s extremism is gaining support not only among progressives in the state but within the Republican Party too.