Nick Surgey is an investigative reporter and the director of Documented, a watchdog group that investigates how corporations manipulate public policy. His research has been widely featured, including by The Guardian, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, and the Colbert Report. Nick was previously director of research at the Center for Media and Democracy, and prior to that, staff counsel at Common Cause, where he led the research and legal work on the group’s investigation into the American Legislative Exchange Council and its Supreme Court Ethics project.
Fossil Fuel-Funded Super PAC Eyes $11.5 Million Spending Operation for Herschel Walker in Final Days
Leaked documents show the Empowerment Alliance, a dark-money group tied to the energy industry, is planning to inject $1.5 million into the Georgia runoff to turn voters out.
The Coronavirus CrisisAnti-Union Operative Warns Business of Historic Rise in Labor Activism
Rick Berman, a lobbyist and consultant, warned business leaders in a memo that the coronavirus crisis is driving support for “workforce rebellion.”
Conservative Operatives Float Plan to Place Retired Military, Police Officers as GOP Poll Watchers on Election Day
At a February meeting, GOP-aligned leaders expressed a need for Republican poll watchers in “inner city” and predominantly Native American precincts.
During Impeachment Trial, GOP Senators Schedule Blitz of High-Dollar Fundraisers
GOP lawmakers have scheduled near daily events for lobbyist fundraisers during trial breaks for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.