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Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Reps Questioning Megabank CEOs Own Stock in Their Companies

Ten of the Financial Services Committee members who will question the CEOs of the largest banks in the U.S. are personally invested in those banks and positioned to benefit from the companies’ growth.

SLUDGE REPORT Primary category in which blog post is published

SLUDGE REPORT: April 8, 2019

Today’s 10 "sludgiest" political figures.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Under Investigation for Marketing to Teens, Juul Hires a Powerful Insider in Massachusetts

Vape company Juul adds former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley to its government affairs team as current Massachusetts Attorney General, Maura Healey, goes after the company for targeting teens.

Hate Primary category in which blog post is published

Paul Gosar Omitted Dinner with Far-Right Nationalists in Travel Report

A new documentary on Steve Bannon reveals that the Arizona congressman dined with European far-right nationalists in London last year.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

As it Works to Stifle Primary Challengers, DCCC Takes More Money from Corporate Lobbyists

A number of lobbyists representing major health insurers and oil and gas giants are bundling big checks for the DCCC.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Where the 2020 Candidates Stand on Campaign Finance

Sludge is tracking the 2020 presidential candidates’ money-in-politics promises.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Shunning Corporate PACs Won’t End Corporate Influence in Elections

Swearing off corporate PAC money is "mostly symbolic," says one campaign finance expert.

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Hate Primary category in which blog post is published

As They Profited From the Opioid Crisis, Sacklers Funded Anti-Muslim Network

The family that owns OxyContin producer Purdue Pharma donated to anti-Muslim hate groups and other organizations headed by well-known anti-Muslim figures.

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