- Despite some big losses, top spenders won 88 percent of 2020 races November 20, 2020Candidates who spent more this year won more often, too.
- Press Release: Joint report reveals record donations in 2020 state and federal races November 19, 2020WASHINGTON, November 19, 2020 — In the wake of an election cycle that saw more political spending than ever before,…
- Unprecedented donations poured into 2020 state and federal races November 19, 2020Political donors gave far more money than ever before to candidates in 2020 state and federal races.
- Self-financed candidates lose big despite massive investments November 18, 2020Even as self-financed candidates spend big in elections at all levels, their chances of winning remain low.
- 2022 Senate races already underway November 17, 2020Though fundraising for the 2022 elections may seem like it started early, it’s actually gearing up relatively late compared to outgoing President Donald Trump’s fundraising, who redefined norms by filing for re-election on his first day in office.
- Bloody Masks and Fevers on Shift: Immigrant Workers Face Abuse in Nebraska Meatpacking Plant November 23, 2020Last spring, as people across the globe raced to shut themselves indoors and shelter away from the threat of COVID-19, meatpacking workers in America suddenly found themselves exposed, vulnerable, and directly at the front line of the disease’s spread. By early April, the coronavirus was tearing through plants in states like Iowa, South Dakota, Texas, and Ne […]Ashoka Mukpo
- New Court, New President: What’s Next for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties November 20, 2020As of now, we know the status of two of the three branches of the federal government. We have President-elect Joe Biden in the executive, and an even more conservative majority in the Supreme Court with the appointment of Justice Amy Coney Barrett. The future of Congress is still unknown as we await the results of two runoffs in Georgia that could hand contr […]ACLU
- To Protect Black Trans Lives, Decriminalize Sex Work November 20, 2020Like pretty much everything in 2020, Trans Day of Remembrance is going to be different this year. It’s going virtual. But one thing that hasn’t changed is that transgender people are still being murdered for who we are. The list of names keeps growing. This year is the deadliest ever, and it isn’t even over yet. Thirty-seven trans people have been killed sin […]Kaniya Walker
- Trump’s Last-Ditch Census Move Could Shape the Electoral Map for the Next Decade November 20, 2020Trump’s days as president are coming to an end, but his efforts to weaponize the census continue — and could impact our democracy for the next decade. We’re going to the Supreme Court on Nov. 30 to make sure that doesn’t happen. If the census fight feels like a case of déjà vu, there’s a good reason. We already took the Trump administration to court to block […]Dale Ho
- Remembrance, Resilience, and Response: Addressing An Epidemic of Violence Against Trans and Non-Binary People November 19, 2020Each year on Nov. 20, Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) gives us an opportunity to remember and honor the trans and non-binary people who have been killed at the hands of transphobic and transmisogynistic violence. In 2020, over 350 trans and non-binary people have been killed around the world, the large marjority of whom were trans women and trans feminine pe […]Spencer Garcia
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