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Art Pope denies funding backers of N.C. 'bathroom bill' despite clear record   |   May 19, 2016
Art Pope, the discount store chain CEO known for pouring millions of dollars from his corporate treasury and family foundation into North Carolina state politics, appeared on...

 

Art Pope's money helped create North Carolina's 'bathroom bill'   |   May 6, 2016
With North Carolina reeling from its notorious House Bill 2, a law hurriedly passed during a special legislative session in late March requiring transgender people to use public...

 

Bulk of Pope Foundation money channeled into conservative advocacy   |   January 30, 2013
In December 2012, the John William Pope Foundation -- the family foundation chaired and run by North Carolina Republican mega-donor Art Pope, now the state budget director --...

 

Art Pope translates dollars into influence at UNC   |   September 18, 2012
In 2011, the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy -- a nonprofit named after the father of Republican benefactor Art Pope, and predominantly funded by Pope's...

 

Is the conservative consensus crumbling over gay marriage?   |   March 28, 2012
This week, newly-unearthed internal memos revealed that a leading group fighting gay marriage, the National Organization for Marriage, sought to drive "a wedge between gays...