Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Climate Crisis Committee Chair Divests From Fossil Fuel Fund Following Sludge Report

Florida Rep. Kathy Castor sold her shares worth up to $100,000 “to build confidence in her leadership.”

Private Prisons Primary category in which blog post is published

Members of New Border Security Committee Took Money from Private Prison PACs

More than half of the members of the House-Senate conference committee that will work on a deal to fund ICE have received campaign donations from GEO Group and CoreCivic.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

New Health Subcommittee Chair Has Taken More Pharmaceutical Money Than Any Other Rep

California’s Anna Eshoo has sponsored legislation backed by the pharmaceutical interests funding her campaigns.

Space Primary category in which blog post is published

Here Are the Industry Reps Pushing Corporate Interests in Space

The panel created to advise the President on space policy is packed with individuals tied to the defense industry.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

Congressman Sits on Board of Family Business, Could Influence Policy to Help It

Six-term GOP Rep. Brett Guthrie of Kentucky has millions invested in the company, which makes automotive components out of aluminum.

Hate Primary category in which blog post is published

Twenty House Republicans Donated to Duncan Hunter’s Islamophobic Campaign

Rep. Hunter falsely painted his Mexican-Palestinian American opponent as an infiltrator with ties to terrorists. But prominent House Republicans continued to back his campaign with big donations.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

Meet the Most Corporate PAC-Reliant Reps in Congress

As more representatives and candidates pledge to reject contributions from corporate PACs, others are standing by their corporate benefactors and relying on them to provide the overwhelming majority of their campaign funds.

Defense Primary category in which blog post is published

Jon Kyl Voted for New Nukes After Taking Payments From Nuclear Company

The senator-turned-lobbyist-turned-senator-turned-lobbyist had a paid board seat at one nuclear company and lobbied for two others. Then he joined the Senate.

Taxes Primary category in which blog post is published

New Tax-Writing Chair Has Taken Thousands from Companies He Criticized as Offshore Tax Dodgers

Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) often talks about ending offshore tax avoidance, but he has taken thousands from the worst corporate offenders while failing to make any progress on the issue.

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