Joe Manchin raised $1.6 million in the third quarter, including donations from many fossil fuel industry PACs as he announces he is strongly opposed to the major climate program in the reconciliation bill.
The populist economic message that kept Democratic voter turnout high in this year's Georgia Senate runoffs has largely been absent over the past decade of close losses.
Recent academic studies have found that private equity investment is rushing in to for-profit healthcare companies, but patients may not benefit.
Language tucked into a bill on ballot-measure donors preempts lower city and county campaign contribution limits that had been enacted by voters.
The former senator now works with multiple front groups, including one run by a fossil fuel lobbying firm.
The American Petroleum Institute and the American Gas Association have spent a combined nearly $450,000 on Facebook ads since August 11, a new analysis found.
As corporate-backed Democrats threaten to block the party's reconciliation bill, their talking points draw on support from deficit scold allies among party leaders and well-funded ideological groups.
Nine Democrats threatening to sink the reconciliation bill pulled in more than $150,000 in PAC donations last month.
An analysis of past votes shows Senate Republicans have provided the majority of votes to lift the debt limit during Republican administrations.
A new book explores how democracy vouchers, now in use in their third election cycle in Seattle, are being used by candidates to power their campaigns and are increasing the diversity of the donor base.
Fewer Democrats voted yesterday to cut the Defense budget by 10% than voted for an identical proposal last year.
House progressives have again introduced amendments to significantly reduce the massive Pentagon budget of at least $768 billion.
Enersystems, Joe Manchin's family coal company, has contracts with the only power plant in West Virginia that burns coal from reclaimed mine projects.
Senate Democrats' Freedom to Vote Act would no longer strengthen conflict of interest rules that prevent members of Congress from working on legislation primarily for their own financial interests.
The Well News, founded by employees of a Blue Dog-affiliated nonprofit, appears to be exploiting a campaign finance loophole to run ads boosting Blue Dog Democrats.
Lobbyists will continue to be allowed to give Pennsylvania lawmakers unlimited gifts until the legislature takes up gift ban legislation that has stalled for years.
Richard Neal supported closing the carried interest loophole in 2007, then began receiving more donations from the securities and investment industry.
The parent organization of a Democratic "dark money" behemoth received nearly $70 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2020 as it financed super PACs boosting Joe Biden's presidential campaign.
Documents obtained by CMD show that the Tea Party Patriots Foundation was the fiscal sponsor of the organization behind America's Frontline Doctors, which spread lies about Covid-19 and is scamming customers looking for vaccine alternatives.