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A big loss for Art Pope in NC school resegregation fight

... majority backed by leading conservative benefactor Art Pope that worked to end the system's nationally recognized ... the community." (For more information about Art Pope, visit ArtPopeExposed.com .) ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 11/09/2011 - 13:14 - 1 comment

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

Republicans make big advances thanks to Citizens United

... super PAC-style group linked to conservative mega-donor Art Pope. Real Jobs targeted 19 state House and Senate races in 2010; in 16 of ...

FS Article - Alex Kotch - 09/05/2014 - 15:03 - 1 comment

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

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

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

Political controversy roils NC school system at center of resegregation fight

... of the conservative takeover was former state Rep. Art Pope -- a businessman, leading conservative donor, and backer of groups that ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 09/27/2012 - 13:03 - 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

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

Special Investigation: Who's behind the 'information attacks' on climate scientists?

... discovered that ATI has connections to the Koch brothers, Art Pope and other conservative donors seeking to expand their political influence. ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 11/29/2011 - 17:14 - 0 comments