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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

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

Blessed to have a Pope

James "Art" Pope is probably the most important conservative benefactor in North Carolina ... Raleigh-based John Locke Foundation -- a think tank Art Pope helped found, and which received over $17 million from Pope's ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/14/2010 - 14:30 - 1 comment

Art Pope's network misleads, back-pedals in wake of Moyers documentary

... one erected by GOP mega-donor and state budget director Art Pope . Using a variety of channels, the multimillionaire retail tycoon has ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 01/10/2014 - 15:52 - 2 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

'The public has a right to know about Art Pope'

... at stores owned by North Carolina mega-donor Art Pope . Pope is the chairman and CEO of Variety Wholesalers , a retail chain ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 12/02/2013 - 14:07 - 6 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

Art Pope rides again

... time in over a century -- and Republican mega-donor Art Pope could claim at least some of the credit. As Facing South ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 11/21/2012 - 13:00 - 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

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