Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Seattle Residents Make Record Use of ‘Democracy Voucher’ Program

Last year's elections saw gains in use of the public campaign financing system among people of color, younger, and lower-income Seattleites, according to a new report.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

GM, Ford, and DTE Among Companies Funding Michigan Republicans Behind Voter Suppression Measure

Michigan Republicans took a step to pass restrictive voting laws using a state quirk that dodges both voters and a gubernatorial veto.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Mysterious Super PAC Attacks Biaggi in Homestretch of Primary Against DCCC Chair Maloney

A shadowy super PAC has popped up to attack the progressive Biaggi after DCCC head Rep. Maloney has declined to condemn the wave of outside spending in Democratic primaries.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Microsoft Hosted Congressional Staffers as it Lobbied on Antitrust Bills

Dozens of staffers met with company lobbyists in Washington State as Microsoft lobbied on antitrust bills that could majorly impact their business.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Pharma Lobby Enlists Minority Groups to Fight Drug Pricing Reform

PhRMA-funded groups the National Hispanic Council on Aging and the National Minority Quality Forum say most voters of color do not support the Democrats' drug pricing reform proposal.

Investments Primary category in which blog post is published

Pelosi Fortune Growing Rapidly, Per New Disclosure

A new disclosure shows the House Speaker and her husband have continued to accelerate the growth of their fortune through trade in tech stocks and real estate investments.

Tech Primary category in which blog post is published

Big Tech Lobbyists Butter Up the Dems

Lobbyists for Amazon, Apple, and other Big Tech companies are bundling six-figure donations for the DCCC and DSCC as Democratic leaders delay antitrust votes.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Chevron-Funded Super PAC Boosted Oil-Friendly Dem in California Congressional Primary

California Democrat Adam Gray advanced in the CA-13 primary after the super PAC ran ads for him, facing a candidate endorsed by state environmental groups.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Corporate Media Must Stop Making Ads for Fossil Fuel Companies

Even now, when scientists say we’ve done irreversible damage to our planet, corporate and legacy news outlets won’t give up the fossil fuel dollars.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Dems Hire Oil and Gas Astroturf Group Lobbyist for Environment Subcommittee

Kristi Parrott is joining the Subcommittee on Environment from HBW Resources, where she lobbied Congress on behalf of an astroturf group for oil majors.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

GOP Effort to Subvert Democracy Heads to SCOTUS

The conservative Supreme Court majority may hand state legislatures unchecked control over federal elections.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Hochul’s Stadium Swindle

The New York governor’s billion-dollar subsidy deal for a new Buffalo Bills stadium could reward her husband—and is the latest example of the state squeezing the Seneca Nation.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Here Are the Congressional Democrats Who Donated to Anti-Choice Dem Henry Cuellar

Facing a strong primary challenge from pro-choice Jessica Cisneros, anti-abortion Democrat Henry Cuellar secured crucial campaign support from at least 18 Democratic incumbents.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Companies Butter Up Likely Next Energy and Commerce Chair

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.), the ranking member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, has received more business PAC donations this election cycle than any other House candidate.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Scott Pruitt Runs for Senate After Trip Through Revolving Door

Trump's former EPA chief is raising campaign cash from his fossil fuel industry consulting clients.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Corporate America is Helping to Elect Anti-Abortion Attorneys General

Abortion access is on the ballot in several states this year, where Democratic AG candidates have pledged not to enforce restrictive abortion laws and Republicans have said they would enforce the bans.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Florida GOP Deregulates Nursing Homes

Florida’s Republican politicians are shielding their campaign donors from liability while chipping away at safety standards for elderly residents.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Protesters Target Michigan Businesses Over Voter Suppression

State business and political elites at the Mackinac Policy Conference were challenged by community groups over a Republican plan to pass new restrictions on elections and circumvent a veto from the governor.

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