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Accountability | Montana

Rosendale Made $500K on Maryland Property He Claimed As a Loss

By Mike Stark on September 28, 2018.

Montana Senate candidate Matt Rosendale made roughly $500,000 from the sale of his Maryland home he claimed on his federal taxes was sold at a loss, according to records reviewed by the American Ledger.

Accountability | Ohio

DeWine Was Accused by Police Chiefs of Ignoring Rogue Sheriff’s Prescription Drug Scheme

By Mike Stark on September 26, 2018.

In 2016, DeWine was publicly accused by police chiefs of ignoring their concerns about a prescription-drug operation — a complaint that forced an investigation, resulted in a conviction and raised questions about DeWine’s relationship with law enforcement.

Accountability | Arizona

McSally, Scott Get Boost From PAC Run by Operative with History of Sexist Tweets

By Mike Stark on September 20, 2018.

The new executive director of a conservative PAC supporting Martha McSally and Rick Scott has a long record of tweets degrading women.

Accountability | Michigan

James Questions Women’s Capacity for Leadership at Men-Only Gathering

By Mike Stark on September 13, 2018.

Speaking at a men’s-only event earlier this year, Michigan Republican John James questioned women's capacity for leadership, alleging that “women want men who have been tested” and that men had a “charge to lead.”

Accountability | Virginia

On 9/11 Anniversary, Rep. Scott Taylor Invited Another Terrorist Attack in Social Media Post

By Mike Stark on September 11, 2018.

Three years ago, on the 14th anniversary of 9/11, Rep. Scott Taylor was on a flight from Boston to Washington when he when he posted a selfie on Instagram suggesting he would be able to stop a terrorist attempting to hijack the plane.

Accountability | Virginia

Former Trump Appointee Tied to White Supremacists Gave to Brat’s Campaign

By Mike Stark on September 4, 2018.

A Trump administration appointee who recently resigned in the wake of a report outlining his ties to white supremacists is a campaign donor to Rep. David Brat, R-Va., according to campaign records reviewed by the American Ledger.