Wednesday, July 11, 2018

ARCHIVE: 's Dark Money Reportage, 2013-2018 - #50ShadesOfDarkMoney (FOLLOWING MONEY IN ARIZONA'S POLITICS)

“A not-quite-definitive collection of s articles re: dark money in Arizona”
(The 9/16/14 article is where we 1st explained our definition of “dark money” and introduced our #50ShadesOfDarkMoney scale.)

Friday, November 1, 2013
NEWS ANALYSIS: Arizonan for Responsible Leadership: Arizona Treasurer Doug Ducey Remains Mum On Anonymized Donors of Anti-Sales Tax Campaign Monies
Friday, November 1, 2013
Arizona-based "Dark Money Groups" Pay $1 Million California Fine, Likely Hold Most Of Demanded $15M Disgorgement
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Unraveling Some of the Mystery Behind Governor Campaign Ad; READ: Mystery Ad Ignites War of Words Between GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Ducey, Smith
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
What's Known So Far About Mystery Ad; READ: Mystery Ad Ignites War of Words Between GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Ducey, Smith
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
50 SHADES OF DARK MONEY: GOP AG's Assoc. Money Is A Few Shades Darker Than Democratic Counterparts; Here's Why

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Monday, September 22, 2014
FIRST WATCH: American Encore Drops New $128K Ad Touting Ducey's "Steady Leadership" On Education; 50 Shades of Dark Money Scale 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Republican Governors Association Has Funneled $2.65M To Arizona Race; Spent $2.25M So Far (#50ShadesOfDarkMoney) (FOLLOWING MONEY IN ARIZONA'S POLITICS)
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
UPDATED:: New $1/2M Dark Money Ad To Prevent Kennedy From Returning To Arizona Corporation Commission (#50ShadesOfDarkMoney)
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Spends $250K On Jeb Bush For McSally Spanish Language Ad (#50ShadesOfDarkMoney)
Monday, October 20, 2014
BREAKING: APS Semi-Openly Places $425k Bet On Arizona Attorney General Race...Red (FOLLOWING MONEY IN ARIZONA'S POLITICS)
Monday, October 20, 2014
ARIZONA AG RACE: National Republican AG Group Goes Dark, Outraises Democratic Counterpart More Than 4:1 In 3rd Quarter; Explains 6:1 Difference In Arizona Spending (#50ShadesOfDarkMoney)
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
DARK MONEY BONANZA: Approx $15M Dark Money Spent On Arizona Campaigns... So Far (#50ShadesOfDarkMoney)
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
NEWS ANALYSIS: Reagan Campaign Tries To Re-Write Dark Money History (and Definition), To Avoid Denouncing Dark Money Present Benefitting Her (#50ShadesOfDarkMoney)

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Gov-Elect Doug Ducey Chooses APS Dark Money Man Kirk Adams Chief of Staff
Friday, December 5, 2014
BREAKING - OCTOBER NOT-SO-SURPRISE: APS Sent 2nd Mega Check To Boost GOP AG Candidate Mark Brnovich; Also, Last Minute Check Supporting Ducey
Friday, January 29, 2016
BREAKING: Noble's Dark Money Washing Machine Cycled $5.1M Into Arizona Governor Race, Corp. Commission Issues In 2014, New Tax Filings Show (#50ShadesOfDarkMoney)
Thursday, May 5, 2016
(LISTEN) Arizona's Dark Money Guru Sean Noble: "The Most Bizarre Election Cycle...Is Just Starting"

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Sean Noble Interview Leads To $233,000 Fine Against His 2010 Koch Network Allies; Arizona Races Included (FOLLOWING MONEY IN ARIZONA'S POLITICS)
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
UPDATE: Sean Noble and His Group Escape FEC Penalties While Allies Get Hit (FOLLOWING MONEY IN ARIZONA'S POLITICS)
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
UPDATE (READ): APS/Pinnacle West File SEC Disclosure: "Cannot Predict...Outcome" Of Burns' Political Contribution Subpoenas
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
BREAKING/READ: Judge Recuses Himself From APS/Dark Money Case Brought By ACC C ommissioner Robert Burns
Friday, February 2, 2018
BREAKING: APS Re-Starting Its Big Money Campaign: Gives $150,000 To Support Ducey, Brnovich
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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