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Yesterday at the Missouri Ethics Commission for a new (What else is new?) PAC:

C190907 09/14/2019 Mighty Missouri PAC Missouri C PAC 145 Boonville Rd. Jefferson City MO 65109 9/13/2019 $10,000.00

C190907 09/14/2019 Mighty Missouri PAC American Federation for Children 1020 19th St NW Suite 675 Washington DC 20036 9/14/2019 $10,000.00

[emphasis added]

Yep, they’re new:

C190907: Mighty Missouri Pac
Committee Type: Political Action
12026 Manchester Road
St Louis Mo 63131
Established Date: 07/16/2019
[….]
Treasurer
Mark Milton
12026 Manchester Road
St Louis Mo 63131
[….]

The American Federation for Children?:

What We Do

The American Federation for Children is a 501(c)(4) organization that does lobbying and grassroots advocacy work in the states and Washington, D.C. We are affiliated with the American Federation for Children Action Fund, a political committee that supports and opposes state-level candidates for elected office. We work closely with our educational partner, the American Federation for Children Growth Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization, to promote the benefits of—and the need for—school choice, make parents aware of their options, mobilize grassroots supports and ensure private school choice laws work for students.

Ah, defunding and dismantling public education.

A 501(c)(4), eh? Who’s paying for it?

[….]
On July 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced that tax-exempt nonprofit groups described under section 501(c) of the nation’s tax code would no longer be required to disclose the names and addresses of their donors on tax documents. The policy change did not apply to reporting requirements for 501(c)(3) groups, which remained unchanged. [….]

How convenient.

Back to the American Federation for Children:

The American Federation for Children (AFC) is a conservative 501(c)(4) dark money group that promotes the school privatization agenda via the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and other avenues. [….]

Someone on the board:

The Honorable Joseph Lieberman Board Member New York, NY

Betsy DeVos (r), too, eh?

Some of the headlines in the press section of the American Federation for Children web site:

AFC on Fox & Friends – Tommy Schultz on Fox News

AFC Board Member Sen. Joe Lieberman Discusses School Choice on Fox Business

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to Speak at 2019 American Federation for Children National Policy Summit

AFC and Liberty Justice Center Submit Amicus Brief to U.S. Supreme Court on Montana School Choice Case

School Choice Mentioned in the State of the Union Address – Uh, he craps all over everything he touches.

John Schilling Discusses School Choice on Fox Nation – The darlings of a single network, eh?

Educational Choice Candidates Prevail in Missouri Primary – Guess which party.