Montana state senators raise big bucks with secretive nonprofit

By Michael Beckel

Secretive group connected to GOP state Sens. Jason Priest and Ed Walker raised $900,000 in 2012, new documents show.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission":

"… ly suing Montana to force the state to abide by the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission ruling, which allowed corporations, unions and special interest groups to …"

After big U.S. Supreme Court win, Montana nonprofit suffers string of losses

By Paul Abowd

Democrat Steve Bullock's gubernatorial win a low point for litigious conservative group.

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Tradition Partnership":

"… ana’s campaign finance laws has had a rough go of it lately.In November, American Tradition Partnership failed to sink Democrat Steve Bullock’s bid for governor despite plaster …"

'Right-to-work' group gave Montana nonprofit $300,000

By Paul Abowd

Secretive nonprofit received $300,000 donation from anti-union group.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Republican Party":

"… Republican candidates in the state this year.He gave $10,000 to the state Republican Party and $5,000 to Denny Rehberg’s U.S. Senate bid. He gave a smaller amount …"

Obscure nonprofit threatens campaign finance limits beyond Montana

By Paul Abowd

Obscure nonprofit threatens campaign finance limits beyond Montana

Excerpts from this story referencing "attorney general":

"… ds “Bullock Admits Failure.”The “news” story below claims that the attorney general has let “1 in 4 sex offenders go unregistered.” It includes four photo …"

Furniture king a celebrity in Colorado

By Alexandra Duszak

Jake Jabs a major political donor in addition to star of well-known commercials.

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Tradition Partnership":

"… the Internal Revenue Service shows Jabs pledged $300,000 in seed money to American Tradition Partnership. ATP is a secretive pro-energy nonprofit that’s taken the state of Monta …"

Supreme Court rejects Montana's election spending law

By Paul Abowd and Amy Myers

Citizens United decision has major impact on elections in nearly half of states.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Virginia":

"… ado city’s campaign finance law, a legal battle to get the University of Virginia to release emails by climate scientist Mike Mann, and another opposing a C …"