Senate Banking Deregulation Proposal Comes From a Think Tank With Deep Ties to the Big Banks

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Spouses of Congressional Staffers Are Lobbying Congress—and It’s Perfectly Legal

A Sludge investigation finds more than 20 top legislative aides are married to registered lobbyists who represent special interests before members of Congress, and quite possibly the very offices of their spouses.

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Koch Brothers Continue to Influence Tax Policy After Huge Cuts Last Year

A congressional staffer during the 2017 tax cut negotiations left Congress in January and immediately began to lobby on the tax bill’s implementation for Koch Industries