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5 players behind the Big Money attacks in NC Supreme Court elections

... like Real Jobs NC, another 527 group backed by GOP donor Art Pope that spent heavily to help Republicans win control of the General ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 05/02/2014 - 14:00 - 1 comment

Americans for Prosperity's trail of voter misinformation goes far beyond NC

... their close North Carolina ally, millionaire businessman Art Pope, all of whom have been involved in efforts to restrict voting. The Kochs ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 10/03/2014 - 13:38 - 4 comments

N.C. Democrats launch boycott of businesses owned by conservative financier Art Pope

... of the business owned by leading conservative benefactor Art Pope to protest what it calls his "corporate takeover" of ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 10/28/2010 - 11:04 - 3 comments

Art Pope-funded group launches database targeting Moral Monday arrestees

The John W. Pope Civitas Institute, a conservative think tank based in Raleigh, N.C., has ... by conservative mega-donor and discount-retail mogul Art Pope, now the North Carolina budget director under Republican Gov. Pat McCrory, ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 06/19/2013 - 18:55 - 40 comments

Pickets at Art Pope's stores gain steam, go statewide

In North Carolina, Art Pope's rise as a conservative political kingmaker -- including his ... of the NC NAACP, told Maddow: What we see with Art Pope is the most lewd and cynical and sinister form of wealth and power ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 12/11/2013 - 13:47 - 2 comments

Investigative Series: How Pope Reigns

Although not well known, North Carolina millionaire Art Pope is one of the most influential benefactors of conservative causes and ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 01/14/2011 - 12:41 - 1 comment

Pope jumps into spending arms race for NC judges

First Art Pope helped change the rules about money's influence in electing judges to ... candidate Bob Hunter sent out an email -- signed by Art Pope -- announcing an April 10 fundraiser at the ritzy Carolina Country ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 02/14/2014 - 14:36 - 2 comments

Art Pope's path to power

Three years ago, Art Pope was one of North Carolina's biggest political donors and ... Wealthy Republican donor Art Pope has been building influence and clout for years in North Carolina. ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 12/21/2012 - 17:00 - 0 comments

The crazy late-night vote that legalized fracking in North Carolina

... Real Jobs NC -- a conservative group backed by Art Pope and other Republican donors -- spent $1.5 million in election attacks, ... The Civitas Institute, a think tank largely backed by Pope, has similarly ranted against the incentives in their attacks on ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 07/03/2012 - 10:33 - 5 comments

Art Pope: Still dancing at the Tea Party?

... -- conservative groups in North Carolina backed by Art Pope , the Koch's lesser-known ally, were rushing to embrace the ... infamy -- for AfP's success, North Carolina's Art Pope has been a critical junior benefactor: A Facing South analysis found ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/21/2010 - 14:20 - 0 comments