(with coauthor Florian Gawehns) Featured in The Washington Post's Monkey Cage.
After the Capitol insurrection a year ago, 60 percent of the House Republican conference — 139 members — voted to overturn election results in Pennsylvania, Arizona, or both. In doing so, they endorsed the false idea that Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election. Many corporations denounced the violence. Some announced they would withhold donations to those 139 members in particular (read more)
Featured in the Public Affairs Council's IMPACT newsletter
Following the events of Jan. 6, 2021, when the U.S. Capitol was attacked and 147 GOP members of Congress refused to certify President Biden’s election, many wondered what the business community’s reaction would be. Within days, more than 150 major business PACs paused all contributions to consider their options — which often included rewriting their contributions criteria and reassessing candidates they had planned to support. (read more)