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REPORT: Corporate Interests Have Now Donated Over $27M To Election Objectors Since The Jan. 6 Coup Attempt

Corporate Values and Democracy
September 28, 2022

Today government watchdog Accountable.US released an updated analysis showing that Fortune 500 companies and corporate trade associations donated over $1.6 million in August alone to those in Congress who voted against certifying the 2020 election in the immediate aftermath of the violent insurrection on January 6.

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Mega Banks Testifying Today Reaped $1.6B From Abusive Overdraft Fees in 2022 Alone

Economic Security and Corporate Power
September 21, 2022

A new analysis from Accountable.US has found that in the first half of 2022, just three of these “megabanks”—Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and JPMorgan Chase—have together reported over $37 billion in net income while reaping $7.8 billion in revenue from service charges on consumers’ deposit accounts, including over $1.6 billion from overdraft fees

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Which of America’s Biggest Companies is Most Responsible for Undermining Democracy?

Corporate Values and Democracy

Many of America’s biggest companies talk a lot about how much they care about democracy and voting rights. And they should – these corporations have done exceedingly well under our democratic system. But too many of them are professing their support for democracy while taking actions that undermine it.

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REPORT: Top Corporations in Major CPI Categories Rewarded Shareholders With $62B After Hiking Prices

Economic Security and Corporate Power
September 14, 2022

Following the release of the Labor Department’s latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report, a new analysis from government watchdog Accountable.US found major corporations across several industries that have raised prices on everyday necessities have raked in “record-high profit margins” and near-record operating mar

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Many of America’s Top Companies Receive Failing Grades on Their Commitment to Democracy

Corporate Values and Democracy

Many of America’s biggest corporations say they value democracy. But how well does their rhetoric match their actions? Our investigative researchers at Accountable.US took a comprehensive look at America’s 100 largest companies by total annual revenue and graded them on their support for voting rights, our electoral process, and our democracy.

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Major Scorecard Project Grades Corporations’ Commitment to Democracy

Corporate Values and Democracy
September 13, 2022

On the heels of President Biden’s national address on the growing threats to democracy which is now the top concern among Americans, nonpartisan investigative research organization Accountable.US launched the ‘American Democracy Scorecard’ project today – a living, public interactive resource that scores all Fortune 100 companies,

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Jan. 6-tied Leo Group Files SCOTUS Brief Arguing State Legislatures have Sole Authority Over Federal Elections

Power and Influence
September 7, 2022

Yesterday, the Leonard Leo-linked far-right organization “Honest Election Project'' filed an amicus brief in the marque Supreme Court Case Moore V. Harper arguing for the implementation of a fringe legal theory that gives state legislatures sole authority over federal election procedures.

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As Biden Addresses Threats to Democracy, Analysis Finds Corporate Interests Gave Nearly $25M To Election Objectors Since The Jan. 6 Insurrection

Corporate Values and Democracy
September 1, 2022

Ahead of President Biden’s national address in Philadelphia on the growing threats to our democracy that are now Americans' number-one concern, government watchdog Accountable.US released an updated analysis.

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Company Claiming Voter Rights Support Facilitated $1.6 Contribution to Anti-Voting Rights Activist’s Group

Power and Influence
August 29, 2022

Today, Accountable.US called on Eaton Corporation to come clean about its role in a shady tax avoidance deal that funneled $1.6 billion to a non-profit group tied to anti-voting rights and judicial activist Leonard Leo – among the largest contributions ever given to a politically focused non-profit organization.

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