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Senators Not Backing Green New Deal Received On Average 7 Times As Much Fossil Fuel Cash
Alexander C. Kaufman
The oil, gas and coal industries' donations heavily favor the lawmakers who have so far refused to back the only climate policy to match the scale of the crisis.
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Bernie Sanders Raised $6 Million In First 24 Hours After Announcing 2020 Presidential Bid
More than 225,000 people have donated so far to the Vermont senator’s second run for the White House.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Exposes The Dark Side Of Politics In 5 Incredible Minutes
The freshman lawmaker reveals how easy it is for pols to get rich at your expense.
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Susan Collins Raised More Money From Brett Kavanaugh Supporters Than Mainers
The vast majority of the senator's money at the end of 2018 came from outside of Maine.
Trump Wasn’t On The Ballot, But He Vacuumed Up Republican Donor Money Anyway
Trump’s campaign raised $130 million in his first two years in office. Obama and Bush didn’t even start their re-election campaigns until spring of their third years.
Tulsi Gabbard Claims Anti-War Credentials After Accepting Over $100,000 From Arms Dealers
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Lockheed Martin and Boeing were two of Gabbard's largest donors during the 2016 election cycle.
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Ex-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Used Campaign Funds To Cover Legal Bills
By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press
Nearly $340,000 went to a law firm defending him against allegations that he abused women, finance reports revealed.
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States And Cities Have Already Shown Democrats’ Election Reforms Will Work
“It's not like we're talking about something that exists in the atmosphere of Jupiter," Rep. John Sarbanes said of the For the People Act.
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Tom Udall To Introduce Senate Campaign Finance, Voting Rights And Ethics Reform Bill
The bill is a companion to House Democrats’ sweeping reform proposal.
House Democrats Introduce Their Sweeping New Reform Bill
The legislation would make it easier to vote, create publicly financed elections, rein in corruption and restore voting rights to millions.
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Don Lemon Digs Up Old Clip Of Trump Talking Campaign Finance, Can't Help Laughing
The CNN host said it “sounds like Donald Trump knows plenty about campaign finance, a fact that could certainly backfire on him."
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Fox News' Chris Wallace Tears Into Rudy Giuliani: 'I'm Asking You For The Truth, Sir'
“We’re talking about something that doesn’t matter,” Giuliani claimed about Trump's alleged hush money payments.
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Mueller Investigation Draws Closer To Oval Office As Trump Abandoned By Confidants
By Eric Tucker, AP
The admissions by Cohen and AMI conflict with Trump’s own evolving explanations.
Donald Trump: 'I Never Directed Michael Cohen To Break The Law'
The president denied violating campaign finance laws with payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal.
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Rudy Giuliani Says Trump's Legal Team Wants Mueller To 'Wrap The Damn Thing Up'
By Hunter Walker, Yahoo News
"He can’t prosecute him [Trump]. All he can do is write a report about him, so write the goddamned thing and get it over with now.”
Democrats Have Their Package Of Reform Bills In Hand. Here’s How It All Came Together.
The sweeping proposal, crafted by a band of lawmakers ready for just this moment, targets voting rights, campaign finance and ethics.
Walmart Drops Mississippi GOP Senator After Joking About Public Hangings
The retailer joins two other corporate donors seeking refunds from Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith’s campaign.
Indicted California Rep. Duncan Hunter Beats Progressive Democratic Challenger
The Republican kept his San Diego-area seat despite facing charges of using campaign funds for personal expenses.
2018 Midterm Spending Setting A Record Thanks To Small Donors, Women And Billionaires
Democrats have raised unprecedented sums for the Nov. 6 elections.
Land O'Lakes Withdraws Support For White Supremacist GOP Congressman Steve King
The eight-term congressman has already lost support from a home state newspaper and the tech giant Intel.
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Fighting Corruption Is On The Ballot In 3 States And 2 Cities This November
Anti-corruption activists look to voters to enact ethics oversight of their state's politicians.
GOP State Lawmakers Pal Around With White Supremacists. Party Group Backs Them Anyway.
The Republican State Leadership Committee, which helps GOP candidates win in state legislatures, has been silent.
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'Progressive' Nike And Workers Donated 3 Times More Money To GOP Than Democrats
In fact, Nike has give more money to Republicans than Democrats in every election cycle since 2010 — except for 2016.
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Duncan Hunter Spent Campaign Cash On 5 Affairs, Prosecutors Allege
Hunter and his wife, Margaret, were indicted on 60 charges last month for allegedly misusing $250,000 in campaign funds on lavish vacations and dinners.
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People Are Calling For An In-N-Out Boycott Because Burger Chain Donated To GOP
#BoycottInNOut began trending on Twitter after the company gave $25,000 to the California Republican Party.
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Duncan Hunter Says 'Leave My Wife Out Of It' After Implicating Her In Campaign Fund Misuse
The Republican congressman seemed to blame Margaret Hunter for the couple's campaign finance scandal on Fox News just days ago.
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