Paying Up

The organizations behind millions of dollars in attack ads this cycle may not have to disclose their donors, but these donors are paying a hefty tax to remain anonymous.

Campaign Money Watch sent letters to six of the biggest spenders this cycle about the "gift tax" of 35% their donors must pay to stay in the shadows.

The U.S. Chamber's Secret Money

  • The Chamber takes cash from foreign companies. The Chamber is spending $75 million to influence election. Learn more.
  • More than 1 million jobs have been lost in the places where the pro-outsourcing Chamber is advertising. See the report.

CO-Senate: Ken Buck Gun Dealer Ad

Ken Buck’s misconduct let an illegal gun dealer facing 37 criminal charges off the hook. Now the same illegal gun dealer contributed money to his campaign. Watch the ad >