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Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch speaks at Fortune Brainstorm TECH 2016 on July 11, 2016 in Aspen, Colorado.KEVIN MOLONEY/Fortune Brainstorm TECH (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

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

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Top Democratic Consultants Work for Anti–Medicare for All Campaign

The industry-led Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, which has assailed Democratic presidential candidates’ reform plans, is drawing on Democratic firms for assistance.

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Trump Settlement Admits Campaign Finance Crimes, Watchdog Says

Despite a signed settlement describing clear campaign finance violations, the FEC is unlikely to take action against President Trump because it lacks the quorum needed to make official decisions.

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McKinsey Employees Open Their Wallets for Alumnus Pete Buttigieg

Executives from the consulting firm’s energy, banking, and health care practices have maxed out to Mayor Pete's presidential campaign.