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Teachers call for holiday boycott of Pope stores

... to boycott stores owned by conservative powerbroker Art Pope this holiday season. The group is targeting Pope's Variety ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 12/02/2011 - 15:23 - 3 comments

Art Pope back in glare of national spotlight

... We'll resume regular daily posting next week. Art Pope, North Carolina's Republican mega-donor, is back in the national media ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 05/15/2013 - 15:00 - 1 comment

North Carolina's Art Pope: Staying in control

... South published an in-depth look at Republican donor Art Pope and the unusual level of control he enjoys over a network of ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/19/2010 - 13:10 - 3 comments

NC protester database now disclosing public employee salaries

... by GOP mega-donor and North Carolina budget director Art Pope, CEO of the Variety Wholesalers discount retail chain. It also gets ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 06/28/2013 - 13:02 - 6 comments

NC primary takeaway: 'You're going to see all records shattered' on spending this year

... primarily by state budget director and leading GOP donor Art Pope. North Carolina is one of 22 states where judges are elected rather ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 05/07/2014 - 12:29 - 0 comments

Why is GOP mega-donor Art Pope distancing himself from controversial big-money groups?

... with the state's leading conservative mega-donor, Art Pope, whose big-money politicking and unusual level of political influence ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 10/09/2013 - 12:20 - 1 comment

In media spotlight, Pope issues non-denial over role in ending NC clean elections

... South's recent report on conservative mega-donor Art Pope 's role in ending North Carolina's "clean elections" ... way to one person who rules the vote. And his name is Art Pope. Facing ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 06/16/2013 - 15:00 - 1 comment

North Carolina for Sale? New Yorker profile thrusts Art Pope into national spotlight

Art Pope is getting his national close-up: The New Yorker magazine has published ... concern with some of the activity and affiliations of Art Pope. That gave some folks a cause for concern. ...

FS Article - Chris Kromm - 10/03/2011 - 17:06 - 1 comment

After a political setback in NC, ALEC retools assault on renewable energy

... funded by Republican donor and N.C. budget director Art Pope, and the American Tradition Institute , part of a family of ...

FS Article - Sue Sturgis - 12/13/2013 - 11:50 - 0 comments

How dark money helped Republicans hold the House and hurt voters

... boost from dollar store magnate and Republican supporter Art Pope , although Pope denies his donation was related to redistricting or ...

FS Article - ProPublica - 12/21/2012 - 16:07 - 0 comments