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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 16: U.S. Rep. Buck McKeon (R-CA) makes a statement announcing he will not seek re-election and that he will retire from the House of Representatives, in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, January 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. The 75-year-old McKeon has served California's 25th congressional district since 1993 and has been the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee since 2011.

Is This Ex-Congressman Using His Leftover Campaign Funds To Help Lobbying Clients?

Former Rep. Buck McKeon has been donating to members of the House Armed Services Committee while lobbying for defense contractors and Saudi Arabia.

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🚨 SLUDGE REPORT: Billionaires’ Class Solidarity 🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.

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Facebook Lobbyists Have Close Ties to Democratic Leaders

Several Facebook lobbyists have worked for top Democrats like Pelosi and Schumer, while none have worked for members of the Republican leadership.

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Kyrsten Sinema, the Only Anti-Net Neutrality Dem, Linked to Super PAC Run by a Comcast Lobbyist

The super PAC has made independent political expenditures to support Sinema's elections, and Sinema has directed donations to it through a PAC she used to chair.