Holding Leaders Accountable


Shining a light on corruption by public officials and candidates who put their own interests ahead of public service.


Fighting Corruption

When those in power abuse their position through dishonest or fraudulent conduct, we seek legal remedies at the state and national levels.

Demanding Accountability

To ensure the strength of our democracy, elected officials must be accountable to the people they represent. We make sure they have to answer for their actions.


We carefully investigate ethical and legal violations by politicians at all levels and bring wrongdoing to public light.

“Russell Fagg is running a shadow campaign, breaking federal election law, and violating Montana’s judicial ethical guidelines.”

The American Democracy Legal Fund has filed a Federal Election Commission complaint against Judge Russell Fagg for multiple violations of campaign finance law, including engaging in extensive campaign activities for U.S. Senate in Montana without filing as a candidate for any office.

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  • ADLF Calls For SEC to Investigate Former White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney over Possible Criminal Conduct

      The American Democracy Legal Fund is calling for a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation into former White House Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney following a damning report spotlighting Mulvaney’s behind-closed-doors dump of between a quarter and a half million dollars worth of stocks while publicly downplaying coronavirus. The stock sale came just days after the […]

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  • ADLF Calls for SEC to Investigate Loeffler’s Golden Parachute From Husband’s Publicly Traded Company

    American Democracy Legal Fund President Brad Woodhouse released the following statement calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to investigate Kelly Loeffler’s lucrative and accelerated compensation as she departed her husband’s publicly traded company: “Senator Kelly Loeffler’s compensation deal with her husband’s publicly-traded company doesn’t pass the smell test. It raises serious questions on whether Senator Loeffler […]

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  • ADLF: Senator Richard Burr Must Resign Now

    American Democracy Legal Fund (ADLF) President Brad Woodhouse released the following statement on new reports that Senator Richard Burr sold his townhouse above market value to a lobbyist campaign donor who had business before his committee: “It seems a day can’t go by without a new corruption scandal from Senator Richard Burr. These latest allegations against Senator […]

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